In collaboration with the Office for Victims of Crime, NIJ seeks applications for rigorous research and evaluation projects in three categories: 1) Evaluation of Programs that Provide Services for Victims of Crime; 2) Research on Supporting Victims of Community Violence; and 3) Financial Costs of Crime Victimization. As it concerns the second category, NIJ is especially interested in studies that examine strategies and practices to best address the needs of victims of crimes involving firearms, such as street violence (e.g., robbery, home invasions, and carjacking), gang-related violence (e.g., retaliatory and drive-by shootings), and mass public shootings.
Number of Awards: 3
Total Amount Awarded: $2,393,966
Improving Outcomes for Child Sex Trafficking Victims, Phase 2: A Rigorous Outcome Evaluation of Love146’s Long-Term Services (LTS) Program
Phased Evaluation of an OVC-Funded National Resource Center: Assessing VictimConnect’s Implementation and Outcomes for the Victim Service Field
The solicitation does not place limits on the number of proposed staff, such as PIs, Co-PIs, or Co-Investigators.
Consideration for the new investigator/early career opportunity is restricted to applications with proposed PI(s) meeting the qualifications specified under the New Investigator/Early Career Opportunity section of the solicitation. The PI is expected to hold the senior leadership role on the proposed project. That leadership role should be clearly reflected in the applicant’s proposal, for example in comparative time allocation. Other proposed subordinate key personnel on the project need not meet the new investigator/ early career opportunity qualifications.
FAQs regarding Co-PIs and new investigator/ early career opportunity added.
The "Additional Information" information on page 10 of the solicitation document has been updated.