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Research and Evaluation on Firearm Violence and Mass Shootings (Funding Opportunity)

Posted | Feb 16 2024

Grants.gov Deadline: April 29, 2024, 11:59 pm ET 
JustGrants Deadline: May 6, 2024, 8:59 pm ET 

With this solicitation, NIJ seeks applications for research and program evaluation projects focusing on the intervention and prevention of intentional, interpersonal firearm violence and mass shootings in the United States. This solicitation has two categories: 

  1. Research on mass shootings, including insider threat and leakage and the role of the news media and social media platforms 

  1. Research on the effectiveness of campaigns implemented in school systems and/or through school personnel to encourage the parents, guardians, and relatives of school-aged children to store firearms safely and securely. 

Learn more and apply (PDF, 39 pages). 

Challenge America (Funding Opportunity)

Posted | Feb 16 2024

Application deadline: April 25, 2024 

Challenge America offers support to small organizations for projects that extend the reach of the arts to underserved groups/communities. This opportunity features a standardized $10,000 grant amount and a robust structure of technical assistance. Learn more and apply. 

FY 2024 Research on School-Based Hate Crimes (Funding Opportunity)

Posted | Feb 15 2024

Grants.gov Deadline: March 22, 2024, 11:59 pm ET 
JustGrants Deadline: April 5, 2024, 8:59 pm ET 

Through this solicitation, NIJ seeks proposals from accredited research universities to conduct a study of hate crimes in the K-12 education system to understand the scope, characteristics, and outcomes of these incidents. Learn more and apply (PDF, 36 pages).