Agency: Justice Dept. (Nat’l Institute of Justice-NIJ); Program: Research on Measurement of Teen Dating Violence (CFDA Number: 16.560) (Funding Opportunity Number: NIJ-2016-9001.); Eligibility: Governments, nonprofits, colleges and for-profits; Funding: $500,000 for up to two awards (no match required); Deadline: March 9.
Summary: Violence research will focus on: violence against women in the areas of teen dating violence, sexual violence and intimate partner violence. Priority is given to projects that address teen dating violence (also known as adolescent relationship abuse), how or under what conditions teens use abuse and violence in relationships. NIJ is seeking proposals that advance the accurate and developmentally appropriate measurement of dating violence perpetration and victimization among adolescents and young adults.