2023 NIJ Funding Opportunities
NIJ FY23 W.E.B. Du Bois Program of Research on Reducing Racial and Ethnic Disparities in the Justice System
NIJ FY23 Research and Evaluation of Services for Victims of Crime
NIJ FY23 Research on the Abuse, Neglect, and Financial Exploitation of Older Adults
NIJ FY23 Graduate Research Fellowship
NIJ FY23 Research and Evaluation on Trafficking in Persons
NIJ FY23 Research and Evaluation for the Testing and Interpretation of Physical Evidence in Publicly Funded Forensic Laboratories
NIJ FY23 Research and Evaluation on Firearms Violence and Mass Shootings
With this solicitation, NIJ seeks applications for funding of research and program evaluation projects that inform efforts to prevent and reduce intentional, interpersonal firearm violence and mass shootings in the United States in two categories: (1) research or evaluation of Extreme Risk Protection Order (ERPO) laws, otherwise known as “Red Flag Laws” and (2) research on the sources of the firearm used in the commission of a crime and the relationship of those sources to shootings and gun-related violence.
NIJ FY23 Research and Evaluation on Domestic Radicalization and Violent Extremism
NIJ FY23 Research and Development in Forensic Science for Criminal Justice Purposes
NIJ FY23 Research and Evaluation on the Administration of Justice: Advancing Access to Justice 60 Years after Gideon
NIJ’s Research and Evaluation on the Administration of Justice Program supports rigorous research and evaluation projects examining the impact of court and other criminal justice tools, practices, and policies on the administration of justice and public safety in state, local, and tribal jurisdictions. With the 60th anniversary of Gideon v. Wainwright, 372 U.S. 335 (1963), and in collaboration with DOJ’s Office for Access to Justice, NIJ’s research priority in FY2023 is public defense or indigent defense services and equitable access to justice.
NIJ FY23 Research and Evaluation on Violence Against Women
NIJ strives to support the development of objective and independent knowledge and validated tools to reduce violence against women (VAW), promote justice for victims of crime, and enhance criminal justice responses. For that reason, this solicitation seeks applications for grant funding to conduct research and evaluation projects examining a broad range of topics, including the crimes of domestic (DV) and family violence (FV), homicide and nd other forms of violent death, intimate partner violence (IPV), rape, sex trafficking, sexual assault, stalking, and teen dating violence (TDV), also known as adolescent relationship abuse (ARA), along with the associated criminal justice system response, procedures, and policies.
NIJ FY23 Tribal-Researcher Capacity-Building Grants
With this solicitation, NIJ seeks applications for funding from two categories: (1) Tribal-researcher capacity-building (TRCB) planning grants and (2) research and evaluation proposals from previous TRCB grantees (i.e., Fiscal Year [FY] 2018, FY2019, FY2020, FY2021) based on the results of the activities funded under the original planning grant.
NIJ FY23 Research and Evaluation on Sentencing and Resentencing
With this solicitation, NIJ seeks proposals for rigorous research and evaluation projects that inform our understanding of the impact of sentencing and resentencing policies and prison release frameworks on individuals, communities, and public safety.
NIJ FY23 Research and Evaluation on Hate Crimes
NIJ FY23 Community-Based Violence Intervention and Prevention Initiative (CVIPI) Research, Evaluation, and Associated Training & Technical Assistance Support
With this solicitation, NIJ seeks applications for funding under OJP Community-Based Violence Intervention and Prevention Initiative (CVIPI). CVIPI provides resources to support evidence-informed violence intervention and prevention programs in communities across the United States. This solicitation includes four funding categories: 1) Training and Technical Assistance to Support CVIPI Evaluation Capacity Building and Researcher and Practitioner Partnerships; 2) Training and Technical Assistance to Support Violent Crime Problem Analyses of Jurisdictions not Funded under the OJP FY22 and FY23 CVIPI Solicitations; 3) Site-Based Evaluations of Programs Funded under the OJP FY22 and FY23 CVIPI Solicitations, and 4) Other Community-Violence Research and Evaluations.
NIJ FY23 National Study Examining Interpersonal Violence Experienced By Young Adults
NIJ FY23 Research and Evaluation on Jails
NIJ FY23 Research and Evaluation on School Safety
NIJ’s Law Enforcement Advancing Data and Science Scholars Program for Academics, Fiscal Year 2023
The Law Enforcement Advancing Data and Science (LEADS) Academics program offers a unique opportunity for early-career academics to engage with other NIJ LEADS Scholars, all of whom are mid-career police officers, civilians, and fellow academics dedicated to advancing the police profession through science.
NIJ’s Law Enforcement Advancing Data and Science Scholars Program for Civilians, Fiscal Year 2023
The Law Enforcement Advancing Data and Science (LEADS) Civilian Scholars program offers a unique opportunity for law enforcement civilians to partner with LEADS Law Enforcement Officer Scholars, Alumni, and Academics in an effort to use data-driven strategies and locally-tailored research to advance their agency’s mission.
NIJ’s Law Enforcement Advancing Data and Science Scholars Program for Law Enforcement Officers, Fiscal Year 2023
The Law Enforcement Advancing Data and Science Scholars program for law enforcement officers supports the professional development and research capacity of mid-career, sworn law enforcement officers dedicated to advancing the police profession through science.