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NIJ FY24 Research on the Abuse, Neglect, and Financial Exploitation of Older Adults

Type: Posted • Opportunity: O-NIJ-2024-171942


The U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ), Office of Justice Programs (OJP), National Institute of Justice (NIJ) is seeking applications for funding. OJP is committed to advancing work that promotes civil rights and equity, increases access to justice, supports crime victims and individuals impacted by the justice system, strengthens community safety and protects the public from crime and evolving threats, and builds trust between law enforcement and the community. With this solicitation, NIJ seeks applications for funding rigorous research and evaluation projects in four topical areas: (1) evaluation of programs that seek to prevent, intervene in, or respond to the abuse, neglect, and financial exploitation of older adults; (2) evaluation of prevention and education programs related to financial fraud and exploitation of older adults (including the efficacy of scam prevention messaging campaigns); (3) research on individuals who abuse (either financially, physically, sexually, and/or emotionally) or neglect older adults; and (4) forensic research involving the development of radiographic evidence and bioinformatic approaches relevant to the physical abuse of older adults. This program furthers DOJ's mission to uphold the rule of law, to keep our country safe, and to protect civil rights.


Category of Funding
Science and Technology and other Research and Development
Funding Instruments
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Cost Sharing / Matching Requirement
On 1/16/24 the National Institute of Justice posted grant opportunity O-NIJ-2024-171942 for NIJ FY24 Research on the Abuse, Neglect, and Financial Exploitation of Older Adults. The grant will be issued under grant program 16.560 National Institute of Justice Research, Evaluation, and Development Project Grants. It is expected that 3 total grants will be made.


Posted Date
Jan. 16, 2024, 12:00 a.m. EST
Closing Date
April 1, 2024, 12:00 a.m. EDT Due in 27 Days
Last Updated
Jan. 16, 2024, 1:45 p.m. EST


Eligible Applicants
Public housing authorities/Indian housing authorities
State governments
County governments
City or township governments
Special district governments
Native American tribal governments (Federally recognized)
Independent school districts
Nonprofits that do not have a 501(c)(3) status with the IRS, other than institutions of higher education
For profit organizations other than small businesses
Nonprofits having a 501(c)(3) status with the IRS, other than institutions of higher education
Private institutions of higher education
Public and State controlled institutions of higher education
Others (see text field entitled "Additional Information on Eligibility" for clarification)
Native American tribal organizations (other than Federally recognized tribal governments)
Small businesses
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National Institute of Justice
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Contact Phone
(202) 616-5314
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