Agency: Justice Dept. (Nat’l Institute of Justice, NIJ); Program: W.E.B. Du Bois Fellowship for Research on Race, Gender, Culture, and Crime (CFDA Number: 16.566) (Funding Opportunity Number: NIJ-2016-9108); Eligibility: States, nonprofits, colleges and governments; Funding: $2.3 million for seven awards (no match required); Deadline: May 16.
Summary: Grantees will examine the links between crime, justice and culture. Research should focus on criminal justice-relevant policy questions. Specifically, NIJ is interested in projects on racial discrimination and its impact on juvenile delinquency as well as adult criminal behavior and crime among minority youths. Projects should look at the intersection of health disparities and involvement in the juvenile justice of minority youth.