With this solicitation, NIJ seeks proposals for rigorous research and evaluation projects to support the development of objective and independent knowledge and validated tools to reduce violence against women (VAW) (including violence against elderly women and American Indian and Alaska Native women and girls), promote justice for victims of crime, and enhance criminal justice responses. For that reason, this solicitation seeks applications for grant funding to conduct research and evaluation projects examining a broad range of topics, including the crimes of domestic and family violence, homicide, intimate partner and dating violence, rape, sexual assault, stalking, and sex trafficking, along with the associated criminal justice system response, procedures, and policies.
In Fiscal Year (FY) 2021, NIJ is interested in research responding to the following two priority areas: 1) evaluation research on VAW programs, models, practices and 2) VAW research.
Number of Awards: 4
Total Amount Awarded: $2,373,925
Court Decision-Making in Domestic Violence Cases: An Analysis of the Case Processing Pipeline in South Carolina
Developing a Culturally and Trauma-Informed Teen Dating Violence Algorithm: A Continuation of the VIP Study
Evaluating the Efficacy of the SAFeR Approach to Improving Legal Responses to IPV: A Randomized Controlled Trial
Fatal and Non-Fatal Intimate Partner and Family Violence Against Older Women: An Exploration of Age and Police Response to Inform Research, Policy and Practice
A separate project management plan is not required. However, the discussion of capabilities and competencies in the main body of the proposal narrative should outline the management plan and organization that connects the goals and objectives of the project.
Endnote three has been struck from this solicitation because NIJ will not be releasing the fiscal year 2021 solicitation “Research and Evaluation on Firearms Violence and Mass Shootings” as was previously planned.
On page 10, 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)
The bold text below has been added under “Additional Information” on page 12. “The recent median NIJ grant award amount is approximately $600,000. Applicants are encouraged to propose budgets that match the research activities proposed
An email address on pages 6, 15, and 28 has been corrected and now reads [email protected].
Deadlines for this solicitation have been extended.
The due date for the letter of intent has been extended to March 8, 2021.
The text "Total Federal Awards: NIJ anticipates making 1 to 2 awards" in the January 15, 2021, notice above has been removed. As currently stated in the solicitation, NIJ anticipates 6 awards.