U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ), Office of Justice Programs (OJP), National Institute of Justice (NIJ)
04/13/20 11:59 PM Eastern Time
Grants to USA and Territories nonprofit organizations, for-profits, government agencies, IHEs, and tribes to reduce violence in schools nationwide. Interested applicants are advised that required registrations may take several weeks to complete, and that in addition, applications should be submitted at least 3 days prior to the deadline date. Funding is intended to support research and evaluation projects on the causes of school violence that will improve safety for schools and students.
Though serious violence at school is uncommon, school-based victimization is a significant concern. Schools across the nation have implemented a wide variety of approaches to keep schools and students safe.The Student, Teachers, and Officers Preventing School Violence Act of 2018 (STOP School Violence Act) purpose areas call for projects that would support a variety of school safety activities and resources.
The U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ), Office of Justice Programs (OJP), National Institute of Justice (NIJ) awards funding to conduct research and evaluation to enhance knowledge to improve the safety of schools and students. Specifically, applicants should propose research and evaluation projects that will study the root causes of school violence and/or the activities or purpose areas addressed by STOP School Violence Act projects. This program furthers the Department’s mission by developing knowledge to advance school safety operations and practices to deliver school safety services to communities more effectively and efficiently at the state, local, and tribal levels.
This solicitation seeks applications for funding to conduct research to:
For further details on each of these 3 focus areas, see https://nij.ojp.gov/sites/g/files/xyckuh171/files/media/document/NIJ-2020-17308.pdf#page=6.
This solicitation supports DOJ Strategic Objective 3.1: Combat violent crime, promote safe communities, and uphold the rights of victims of crime.
Under this solicitation, NIJ is seeking applications for projects with clear potential for producing findings that have practical benefits for improving school safety.
GrantWatch ID#: 188089
Period of performance start date: January 1, 2021
- Period of performance duration: To be determined by the period of performance of awarded applications.
- For areas of focus 1 and 2 (see Description above), successful applicants will be expected to complete the work proposed within a five year period of performance.
- For area of focus 3 (see Description above), successful applicants will be expected to complete the work proposed within a two year period of performance.
Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.
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For assistance with any other requirements of this solicitation, contact the National Criminal Justice Reference Service (NCJRS) Response Center: toll-free at 1-800-851-3420; via TTY at 301-240-6310 (hearing impaired only); email firstname.lastname@example.org; fax to 301-240-5830; or web chat at https://webcontact.ncjrs.gov/ncjchat/chat.jsp. The NCJRS Response Center hours of operation are 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. eastern time, Monday through Friday, and 10:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. eastern time on the solicitation close date
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NIJ-2020-17308; OMB No. 1121-0329
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