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Research and Evaluation on Promising Reentry Initiatives, Fiscal Year 2021

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With this solicitation, NIJ requests proposals for rigorous research and evaluation projects to examine reentry initiatives that incorporate promising practices, strategies, or programs. NIJ is interested in supporting multi-site, randomized controlled trial (RCT) evaluations of innovative reentry initiatives that:

  • Are specifically designed to address violent, habitual recidivism.
  • Are initiated during an individual’s incarceration and continue in the community.
  • Address multiple criminogenic needs that can be assessed incrementally. 


Number of Awards: 3
Total Amount Awarded: $2,035,448


Date Modified: January 13, 2021

On page 9, under "New Investigator/Early Career Opportunity," the timeframe requirement for completion of a terminal degree or post-graduate clinical training has been changed from "within the ten (10)

Date Modified: January 15, 2021

A "Clarifications" section has been added on page 12.

Date Modified: February 1, 2021

NIJ has extended the deadlines for this solicitation.

Date Created: December 4, 2020