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Apply for NIJ’s Solicitation: Research and Evaluation in Safety, Health, and Wellness in the Criminal Justice System
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Application deadline extended to May 8, 2017.

The U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ), Office of Justice Programs (OJP), National Institute of Justice (NIJ) is seeking applications for funding for research in three areas: (1) the impact of acute and chronic stress on (a) law enforcement and corrections officers and (b) individuals in violent communities; (2) the impact of parental incarceration on children; and (3) the efficacy of services, strategies, policies, and processes within the criminal or juvenile justice system that serve as responses to children exposed to violence. This program furthers the Department’s mission by sponsoring research to provide objective, independent, evidence-based knowledge and tools to meet the challenges of crime and justice, particularly at the state and local levels.

Full Solicitation:

Applications Due: May 8, 2017


March 3, 2017: A recorded webinar has been posted. To assist applicants in completing their proposals, NIJ held a webinar related to this solicitation. The recording of the webinar has been posted at:

February 3, 2017: Answers to questions have been posted. To assist applicants in completing their proposals, NIJ has made the answers to questions received available for this funding opportunity. Visit for questions and answers to help prepare your application.

Posted Wed, Mar 29 2017 8:44 AM by Susan Powell


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