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NIJ FY22 Research on Juvenile Justice Topics

Opportunity ID
Solicitation Status
Fiscal Year
Closing Date
Posting Date
Solicitation Type
Grants.gov Deadline
May 9, 2022, 11:59 pm Eastern
Application JustGrants Deadline
May 23, 2022, 8:59 pm Eastern

With this solicitation, NIJ, in collaboration with the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention, seeks proposals for rigorous research and evaluation projects that inform policy and practice in the field of juvenile justice. Specifically, this solicitation seeks proposals for studies that advance knowledge and understanding in the following three categories: (1) juvenile indigent defense in delinquency proceedings, (2) co-occurring mental health and substance use disorders in juvenile residential facilities, and (3) assessing dual system youth data linkage capacity across juvenile justice and child welfare systems.


Number of Awards: 3
Total Amount Awarded: $1,257,966


Date Modified: April 7, 2022

FAQs regarding Co-PIs and new investigator/ early career opportunity added. 

Date Modified: April 11, 2022

NIJ has changed the funding amounts in the solicitation category tables on pages 1 and 11 and the anticipated total amount to be awarded under this solicitation has been reduced from $3,000,000.00 to $2,600,000.00. In addition, the text under "Additional Information" on page 11 and "Anticipated Number of Awards" on page 12 has changed.

Date Created: February 2, 2022