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Funding Opportunity Number:
Jan 25, 2013
Jan 25, 2013
Original Closing Date for Applications:
Apr 25, 2013
Current Closing Date for Applications:
Apr 25, 2013
Sep 30, 2013
Funding Instrument Type:
Category of Funding Activity:
Science and Technology and other Research and Development
Expected Number of Awards:
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National Institute of Justice Research, Evaluation, and Development Project Grants
Cost Sharing or Matching Requirement:
Unrestricted (i.e., open to any type of entity above), subject to any clarification in text field entitled "Additional Information on Eligibility"
Additional Information on Eligibility:
In general, NIJ is authorized to make grants to, or enter into contracts or cooperative agreements with, States (including territories), units of local government (including federally recognized Indian tribal governments as determined by the Secretary of the Interior), nonprofit and for-profit organizations (including tribal nonprofit and profit organizations), institutions of higher education (including tribal institutions of higher education), federally funded research and development centers (FFRDCs), and certain qualified individuals. For-profit organizations must agree to forgo any profit or management fee. Foreign governments, foreign organizations, and foreign institutions of higher education are not eligible to apply.
NIJ may elect to make awards for applications submitted under this solicitation in future fiscal years, dependent on the merit of the applications and on the availability of appropriations.
National Institute of Justice
NIJ seeks proposals to establish a Criminal Justice Technology Research, Test, and Evaluation (RT&E) Center within the NIJ-funded NLECTC System. This Center will conduct focused RT&E activities to inform NIJís non-forensic technology research and development (R&D) efforts. It will also conduct RT&E activities to support NIJís efforts to inform practitioners, policymakers, and researchers (Ďthe fieldí) regarding technologies or technology-related issues for purposes of improving criminal justice policy and practice.