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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, May 6, 2019

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: Sexual Violence, Intimate Partner Violence, Stalking, and Teen Dating Violence

The goals of the National Institute of Justice’s (NIJ) Violence Against Women (VAW) program of
research are to improve knowledge and understanding of intimate partner and dating violence,
stalking, and sexual violence through science to best prevent and respond to these crimes. NIJ
strives to support objective and independent knowledge and validated tools to reduce violence
against women, promote justice for victims of crime, and enhance criminal justice responses to

Deadline: 

Monday, April 15, 2019

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.

IGC Small Grants

At the country-level, there is a focus on demand-led research. The IGC works across ten countries in Africa, including Ethiopia, Ghana, Liberia, Mozambique, Rwanda, Sierra Leone, South Sudan, Tanzania, Uganda and Zambia and four countries in Asia, including Bangladesh, India (Central and Bihar), Myanmar and Pakistan.

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.

Research on the Health of Transgender and Gender Nonconforming Populations Exploratory/Developmental Grants (R21)

This funding opportunity announcement (FOA) calls for research on the health of transgender and gender nonconforming people of all ages, including both youth and adults who are questioning their gender identity and those individuals who are making or who have made a transition from being identified as one gender to the other. This group encompasses individuals whose gender identity differs from the sex on their original birth certificate or whose gender expression varies significantly from what is traditionally associated with or typical for that sex.

Deadline: 

Wednesday, October 16, 2019
Monday, February 17, 2020
Tuesday, June 16, 2020
Friday, October 16, 2020

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