DOJ Offers Visiting Fellows Funding to Improve Agency Operations

The Bureau of Justice Statistics (DOJ) is offering $150,000 for up to three awards under its Visiting Fellow: Criminal Justice Statistics Programs (CFDA Number: 16.734) (Funding Opportunity Number: BJS-2015-4232). 

(Deadline: June 16)

Fellows will use BJS data to improve operations, including funding practices, at the agency. The program facilitates collaboration between academic scholars and government researchers in survey methodology, statistics, economics and social sciences. Individuals who have a nationally recognized research portfolio and considerable expertise in their area of proposed research may apply for funding.

Contact: Cathy Maston, 202/307-5992; e-mail,

About Frank Klimko

Frank Klimko is a nationally known journalist, grants expert and speech writer/speaker. He has years of experience helping nonprofits devise lists of the right funding opportunities and secure funding from these foundations and corporate entities. Clients have focused on an array of areas including child care, homeless, hunger and K-12 education. Additionally, he is a Freedom of Information Act expert, who has helped numerous clients with securing proprietary information from the federal government. Currently, Frank Klimko writes the Children & Youth Funding Report and Private Grants Alert, which are Washington DC-based publications. CYF is a daily publication covering Congress, the Education Dept. and the various federal regulatory agencies. PGA, another daily publication, covers the world of private philanthropy.
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