This Funder Tool Kit specifically highlights the National Institute of Justice (NIJ) in the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ). It includes news, priorities, funding opportunities, and award history, as well as proposal guidance and resources. The Funder Tool Kits is a collaborative effort between the UCF Libraries and OR Research Development Team.
NIJ Annual Reports - see past reports on award data, priorities, and spending
NIJ Publications (topical) - view publications sorted by topic area
NIJ Strategic Information:
DOJ/NIJ Research Integrity:
Pivot database (DOJ/NIJ saved search) - find, track and share current/anticipated DOJ/NIJ opportunities
DOJ Office of Justice Programs - browse current opportunities from DOJ/NIJ
DOJ Program Plan - a tool to help applicants and grantees find funding opportunities that address their criminal, juvenile, and civil justice needs. The DOJ Program Plan provides summary details of the funding opportunities each DOJ grant-making component is expecting to release or has released in the current fiscal year.
DOJ Program Plan Solicitations - a searchable database of funding allocations to programs in current and past fiscal years
NIJ Funding Webinar Series - New and archived information available
OVC Funding Webinar Series - New and archived information available.
Grants.gov (NIJ search) - Browse current/forecasted NIJ funding opportunities
NIJ Awards List - Searchable by keyword or year
NIJ Sample Awards from OJP website
The OR Research Development team maintains a library of internal/external submitted proposals and can assist with securing a sample and submitting FOIA requests. Contact Madhavi (Maddy) Chokshi for more information.
Get Funded: Developing a Better Proposal (audio, with transcript)
NIJ Review Information:
The following links provide guidance, priorities, and tools from the grant agencies within the DOJ, to aid in the planning and success of proposals.
UCF Library Support - The UCF library maintains a Data Management Research Guide. You can schedule a consultation to meet with a librarian for an in-depth one on one consultation specific to your research topic.
This guide provides quick-reference information and templates for specific sections required in most NIJ proposals (refer to the RFP for special requirements). Content is based on the OJP website.
NIJ - Proposal Section FAQs - NIJ advice before beginning, and information on the SF-424, Program Narrative, Budget, Human Subjects and Privacy Requirements, and Selection/Awarding
The OR Research Development Team can provide support with proposal coordination, templates, samples, supplemental documents, reviews, and more. Visit our website for more information.
POINTS OF CONTACT
Now that you have found the perfect funding opportunity, let us help you build the perfect proposal. The OR Research Development team can help with planning, preparation assistance, draft review feedback, informational resources, and more! Visit our website for next steps information.
The OR Research Development Team would be happy to help search for potential collaborators at UCF. Visit our website for more information.