DOJ Grants Available for Research on Crime, Violence

Justice Dept logoAgency: 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.

Info: (NOFA); Justice Information Center; 800-518-4726 or 606-545-5035.

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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