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Systems for Action: Systems and Services Research for a Culture of Health

Systems for Action is a research program of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation that builds a Culture of Health by testing new ways of connecting the US’s medical, social, and public health systems.

Deadline: 

Wednesday, September 12, 2018

Collaborative Research: Pennsylvania Solitary Confinement Study

The U.S. penal population is the largest in the world, but imprisonment in America is also distinguished by its extensive use of solitary confinement, defined as incarceration in a cell for 23 hours each day with limited access to visits from outsiders or rehabilitative programs. Solitary confinement is an important but understudied part of the experience of punishment in the United States. The scant available evidence suggests solitary confinement is associated with poor health and adjustment to society after incarceration.

Research and Evaluation on Hate Crimes

The U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ), Office of Justice Programs (OJP), National Institute of Justice (NIJ) is seeking applications for research and evaluation related to hate crime perpetration and victimization.

Deadline: 

Thursday, May 3, 2018

Research and Evaluation on Drugs and Crime

NIJ supports rigorous applied research on evidence-based tools, protocols, and policies for state, tribal, and local law enforcement and other criminal justice agencies that address drug trafficking, drug markets, and drug-related violence. This program furthers DOJ’s mission to combat the Nation's opioid epidemic, support prosecutors in their efforts, and reduce violent and other drug-related crime through research that promotes effective law enforcement, court, and corrections responses to illegal drug markets (including diversion of legal drugs).

Deadline: 

Monday, April 20, 2020

Research and Evaluation on Gangs and Gang Violence

NIJ is seeking applications for the funding of research and program evaluation projects that inform efforts to prevent and reduce gang activity, violence, and victimization in the United States. Gangs and gang members are responsible for a large amount of crime and violence in many localities; and are responsible for a disproportionate share in those communities most afflicted by crime and violence.

Deadline: 

Monday, April 29, 2019

Research and Evaluation in Corrections

The U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ), Office of Justice Programs (OJP), National Institute of Justice (NIJ) is seeking applications for the funding of rigorous evaluations of promising practices, programs, and technologies in institutional and community corrections.

Deadline: 

Monday, April 23, 2018

Research and Evaluation on Violence Against Women

NIJ strives to support objective and independent knowledge and validated tools to reduce violence against women (VAW) (including violence against American Indian and Alaska Native women and girls), promote justice for victims of crime, and enhance criminal justice responses.

Deadline: 

Monday, April 13, 2020

Grants for Research on Youth

The Annie E. Casey Foundation is devoted to developing a brighter future for millions of children at risk of poor educational, economic, social and health outcomes.

The Boston Reentry Study: Analysis and Preparation of Public Use Data

In an era of historically high US incarceration rates, the transition from prison to the community of released prisoners has had far-reaching effects on the population and poverty dynamics of neighborhoods of concentrated disadvantage. Despite a large body of research studying the effects of incarceration, relatively few studies have analyzed in detail the process of leaving prison and entering a community.

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