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Research and Evaluation on School Safety

The U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ), Office of Justice Programs (OJP), National Institute of Justice (NIJ) is seeking applications for funding to conduct research and evaluation to enhance knowledge to improve the safety of schools and students. Specifically, applicants should propose research and evaluation projects that will study the root causes of school violence and/or the activities or purpose areas addressed by STOP School Violence Act projects.

Deadline: 

Monday, April 13, 2020

Research and Evaluation on Technology-Facilitated Abuse for Criminal Justice Purposes

With this solicitation, NIJ seeks proposals for research projects addressing the use of technologies such as texting, mobile applications, telecommunications networks, and social networking to bully, harass, stalk, or intimidate another person — including adolescents. Examples of technology-facilitated abuse include cyberstalking, sextortion, non-consensual pornography, doxing, or swatting.

Deadline: 

Wednesday, April 8, 2020

National Survey of Internet- and Technology-Facilitated Child Exploitation

The U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ), Office of Justice Programs (OJP), the National institute of Justice (NIJ) is seeking applications for funding for the National Survey of Internet- and Technology-Facilitated Child Exploitation. The award recipient will be expected to develop, test, and administer a national data collection from law enforcement agencies to produce accurate and reliable national estimates of, and information about, arrests for internet and technology-facilitated child sexual exploitation crimes.

Deadline: 

Tuesday, August 20, 2019

Research and Evaluation on Promising Reentry Initiatives

The U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ), Office of Justice Programs (OJP), National Institute of Justice (NIJ) is seeking applications for funding for randomized controlled trial (RCT) evaluations of promising reentry initiatives.

Deadline: 

Tuesday, May 5, 2020

Research into Immigration and Crime

With this solicitation, NIJ seeks proposals for research projects that increase understanding of the relationship between immigration, both legal and illegal, and crime. Applicants should propose research projects that have clear implications for criminal justice policy and practice in the United States. NIJ encourages applicants to submit proposals for innovative approaches to advance the field’s rigor and methodology in understanding the relationship between immigration and crime.

Deadline: 

Wednesday, April 1, 2020

Research and Evaluation on Firearm Violence

NIJ is seeking applications for the funding of research and program evaluation projects that inform efforts to prevent and reduce intentional, interpersonal firearm violence and public mass shootings in the United States. NIJ will support scientifically rigorous research and evaluation projects designed to strengthen the knowledge base and produce findings with high practical utility to improve public safety.

Deadline: 

Monday, April 13, 2020

Evaluation of Services for Victims of Crime

NIJ is seeking applications for rigorous evaluations of programs that provide services for victims of crime. This solicitation is focused on formative evaluations and evaluability assessments, not to exceed a 24-month period of performance. This solicitation supports the U.S. Department of Justice’s priority of reducing victimization by examining interventions that may be effective in reducing revictimization and supporting victim needs.

Deadline: 

Monday, April 20, 2020

Research and Evaluation on Trafficking in Persons

With this solicitation, NIJ continues to build upon its research and evaluation efforts to better understand, prevent, and respond to trafficking in persons in the United States. Applicants should propose research projects that — first and foremost — have clear implications for criminal justice policy and practice in the United States.

Deadline: 

Monday, April 20, 2020

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