DOJ – Research and Evaluation of Services for Victims of Crime (2021)

Applications due: by March 16, 2021 at 11:59 p.m. ET

In collaboration with the Office of Victims of Crime, NIJ is seeking applications in three main areas under this solicitation: 1) research and evaluation of State crime victim compensation programs; 2) research on the impact of COVID-19 on the delivery of services to victims of crime; and 3) evaluation of programs that provide services for victims of crime. Applicants should submit proposals that address one of the three topics.

Helpful resources

  • NLADA recently presented at the MIE Fundraising Conference on how civil legal aid serves victims of crime. Access the PowerPoint here.
  • The Justice in Government Project at American University has curated research briefs on how civil legal aid helps survivors of domestic violence and vulnerable populations. You can access the briefs here.
  • Want help making your case? The Justice Index scores and ranks states on their adoption of best practices for ensuring access to justice. Find how well your state is doing here.

 Grant information

Funding Title: Research and Evaluation of Services for Victims of Crime, Fiscal Year 2021

Agency Name: DOJ – National Institute of Justice

Funding Opportunity Number: O-NIJ-2021-40005

Funding Instrument Type: Grant

Express Language for Legal Aid: Yes

Target Population: Victims of Crime

Expected Number of Awards: 6

Cost Sharing or Matching Requirement: No

Estimated Total Program Funding: $3,000,000

Award Ceiling: $4,000,000

Award Floor: $0

Current Closing Date for Applications: by March 16, 2021 at 11:59 p.m. ET.

Eligible Applicants: City or township governments, County governments, For profit organizations other than small businesses, Independent school districts, Native American tribal governments (Federally recognized), Native American tribal organizations (other than Federally recognized tribal governments), Nonprofits having a 501(c)(3) status with the IRS, other than institutions of higher education, Nonprofits that do not have 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, Public housing authorities/Indian housing authorities, Small businesses, Special district governments, State governments, Other

For more information

Link to Full Announcement: Link to Grants.gov listing and full solicitation



Categories: Department of Justice, Education Organizations, Government Organizations, Native American Tribes or Tribal Organizations, Non-profit Organizations, Public Housing Organizations, Small Businesses, Subgrant Possibilities, Victims of Crime

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