OJJDP FY 2014 Investigator-Initiated Research on Risk Assessment

Quick Facts

Due DateJune 30, 2014 (Monday)
Award AmountUp to $ 1,000,000
Category of Funding ActivityLaw, Justice and Legal Services
Eligible Applicants
  • State governments
  • County governments
  • City or township governments
  • Public and State controlled institutions of higher education
  • Native American tribal governments (Federally recognized)
  • Nonprofits having a 501 (c) (3) status with the IRS, other than institutions of higher education
  • Private institutions of higher education
  • For-profit organizations other than small businesses
  • Small businesses

Program Description

This solicitation seeks applications for research studies on the implementation and impact of risk assessment in the juvenile justice system. OJJDP works with communities across the country to divert youth who pose low public safety and recidivism risk from the juvenile justice system and to provide youth in the system with appropriate and effective interventions and services. A better understanding of risk assessment tools? effectiveness and how those tools are best used across the juvenile justice system is the foundation to better identifying the risks and needs of youth and effectively intervening with the youth who come in contact with the juvenile justice system. Understanding how risk assessments can be used to promote diversion and community-based alternatives, when appropriate, is of particular interest to OJJDP. This program is authorized pursuant to paragraph (2) under the Juvenile Justice heading in the Department of Justice Appropriations Act, 2014, Pub. L. No. 113-76, 128 Stat. 5, 64-5.

General Information

Funding Opportunity NumberOJJDP-2014-3891
Funding Opportunity TitleOJJDP FY 2014 Investigator-Initiated Research on Risk Assessment
Opportunity CategoryLaw, Justice and Legal Services
Funding Instrument TypeGrant
Category ExplanationNot Available
Number of Awards1
Cost Sharing or Matching RequirementNo
Posted DateMay 15, 2014 (Thursday)
Application Due DateJune 30, 2014 (Monday)
Application Archive DateJuly 30, 2014 (Wednesday)
Total Program Funding$ 0
Award AmountUp to $ 1,000,000
CFDA Number
  • 16.123 - Community-Based Violence Prevention Program

Eligible Applicants

  • State governments
  • County governments
  • City or township governments
  • Public and State controlled institutions of higher education
  • Native American tribal governments (Federally recognized)
  • Nonprofits having a 501 (c) (3) status with the IRS, other than institutions of higher education
  • Private institutions of higher education
  • For-profit organizations other than small businesses
  • Small businesses

Contact Information

Agency NameDepartment of Justice
Program Information WebsiteFull Announcement
ContactOffice: Office of Justice Programs
Address: Office of Juvenile Justice Delinquency Prevention
The Justice Information Center (JIC) at 1?877?927?5657, via e-mail to JIC@telesishq.com, or by live Web chat. JIC hours of operation are 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. eastern time, Monday through Friday, and 8:30 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. eastern time on the solicitation close date.
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