DOJ – Research and Evaluation on Promising Reentry Initiatives (2021)

Applications due: by March 25, 2021 at 11:59 p.m. ET

With this solicitation, NIJ requests proposals for rigorous research and evaluation projects to examine reentry initiatives that incorporate promising practices, strategies, or programs. NIJ is interested in supporting multi-site, randomized controlled trial (RCT) evaluations of innovative reentry initiatives that: Are specifically designed to address violent, habitual recidivism. Are initiated during an individual’s incarceration and continue in the community. Address multiple criminogenic needs that can be assessed incrementally.  The primary goal of this solicitation is to support the rigorous examination of innovative reentry initiatives, particularly reentry services, programs, or plans that begin in institutional settings and continue in the community after release. NIJ will give preference in award decisions to proposals for evaluations of an innovative reentry initiative, addressing the areas of interest previously cited, across multiple sites, using randomized controlled trials (RCTs).

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Funding Title: Research and Evaluation on Promising Reentry Initiatives, Fiscal Year 2021

Agency Name: DOJ – National Institute of Justice

Funding Opportunity Number: O-NIJ-2021-40002

Funding Instrument Type: Grant

Express Language for Legal Aid: No

Target Population: Reentry

Expected Number of Awards: 4

Cost Sharing or Matching Requirement: No

Estimated Total Program Funding: $5,000,000

Award Ceiling: $5,000,000

Award Floor: $0

Current Closing Date for Applications: by March 25, 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 listing and full solicitation

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

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