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Research and Evaluation on Radicalization to Violent Extremism

  • Research and Evaluation on Radicalization to Violent Extremism
  • Discretionary
  • Grant or Cooperative Agreement
  • Education, Other
  • Department of Justice
  • $3,500,000
  • $750,000
  • $0


The U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ), Office of Justice Programs (OJP), National Institute of Justice (NIJ) is seeking applications for funding of research to meet the challenges from domestic radicalization to violent extremism. This program furthers the Department’s mission by sponsoring research to provide objective, independent, evidence-based knowledge to improve the response to radicalization to violent extremism in U.S. communities.



  • Date Posted 01/09/2017
  • Submission Deadline 03/22/2017 at 11:59:59 PM EDT
  • Anticipated Funding Date 09/30/2017
  • Anticipated Award Date 01/01/2018


Eligible Applicants

In general, NIJ is authorized to make grants to, or enter into contracts or cooperative agreements with, states (including territories), units of local government, federally recognized Indian tribal governments that perform law enforcement functions (as determined by the Secretary of the Interior), nonprofit and for-profit organizations (including tribal nonprofit and for-profit organizations), institutions of higher education (including tribal institutions of higher education), and certain qualified individuals. For-profit organizations must agree to forgo any profit or management fee. Foreign governments, foreign organizations, and foreign colleges and universities are not eligible to apply.


Any recipient of an award under this solicitation will be expected to submit to the National Archive of Criminal Justice Data (NACJD) all data sets that result in whole or in part from the work funded by the award, along with associated files and any documentation necessary for future efforts by others to reproduce the project’s findings and/or to extend the scientific value of the data set through secondary analysis. In addition, NIJ expects scholarly products to result from each award under this solicitation, taking the form of one or more published, peer-reviewed, scientific journal articles, and/or (if appropriate) law review journal articles, book chapter(s) or book(s) in the academic press, technological prototypes, patented inventions, or similar scientific products.

Get more details on this grant (Research and Evaluation on Radicalization to Violent Extremism Grant - PDF, 34 pages, 349 KB)

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