16.560: National Institute of Justice Research, Evaluation, and Development Project Grants
Aug. 9, 2022
Aug. 9, 2022
GOAL: Foster the development of new knowledge and tools that can be applied to reduce crime and advance justice, particularly at the state and local level. OBJECTIVE: • Develop, demonstrate and evaluate programs and practices relevant to criminal justice, juvenile justice and crime victims’ services outcomes. • Identify and analyze the causes and correlates of crime • Improve the functioning of the criminal and juvenile justice systems • Develop new methods for the prevention and reduction of crime • Develop new methods for to detect, investigate and prosecute crime • Enhance the justice research infrastructure
Type of Assistance
B - Project Grants
The National Institute of Justice (NIJ) is authorized to make grants to, or enter into contracts or cooperative agreements with States, units of local government, for-profit organizations, nonprofit organizations, institutions of higher education, and qualified individuals. Applicants from the Territories of the United States, and federally recognized Indian tribal governments that perform law enforcement functions, are also eligible to participate in this program. Certain qualified individuals may be eligible to apply in response to some solicitations under this program, as described in the solicitation document. Federal agencies may be eligible to apply for funding in response to a solicitation under this program, if the solicitation specifies that Federal agencies are eligible. If an award is made to a Federal agency, it will be through an Interagency Agreement (IAA) with the National Institute of Justice, Office of Justice Programs, Department of Justice.
State and local governments; private nonprofit organizations, public nonprofit organizations, profit organizations, nonprofit organizations, institutions of higher education, and qualified individuals.