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Research and Evaluation of Services for Victims of Crime, Fiscal Year 2021

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In collaboration with the Office of Victims of Crime, NIJ is seeking applications in three main areas under this solicitation: 1) research and evaluation of State crime victim compensation programs; 2) research on the impact of COVID-19 on the delivery of services to victims of crime; and 3) evaluation of programs that provide services for victims of crime. Applicants should submit proposals that address one of the three topics


Number of Awards: 5
Total Amount Awarded: $2,900,855


Date Modified: January 14, 2021

January 15, 2021: The bold text below has been added under “Clarifications” on page 10. “The recent median NIJ grant award amount is approximately $600,000. Applicants are encouraged to propose budgets that match the research activities proposed, which may be more or less than the anticipated maximum dollar amount of awards.”

Date Modified: February 1, 2021

NIJ has extended both deadlines for this solicitation. 

Date Modified: February 11, 2021

The anticipated total amount to be awarded under solicitation has been reduced from $4 million to $3 million. The anticipated number of awards has been reduced from six to five. 

Date Modified: April 5, 2021

NIJ has extended the Applications JustGrants deadline to April 8, 2021, 11:59 pm ET.

Date Created: December 8, 2020