NIJ Funding Webinars Series

To assist potential applicants in developing strong proposals in response to our funding opportunities, NIJ will host educational webinars for interested stakeholders to learn more about the research goals, technical and submission requirements, and program objectives.


  • Safety, Health, and Wellness Solicitation
    Date: February 9, 2017
    Time: 1-2 pm ET
    Speakers: William Ford, Division Director Research in the Office of Science and Technology; Eric Martin, Social Science Analyst; Dr. Amy Leffler, Social Science Analyst ​
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  • Funding Opportunities for Publicly Funded Crime Labs
    To include discussion of the Paul Coverdell Forensic Science Improvement Grants Program, Research​ and Evaluation for the Testing and Interpretation of Physical Evidence in Publicly Funded Forensic Laboratories solicitation, the DNA Capacity and Backlog Reduction Program, and the new Forensic DNA Laboratory Efficiency Improvement and Capacity Enhancement Program.
    Date and time: January 12​, 2017, 1:30-2:30 pm ET
    Speakers: Frances Scott, Ph.D., Physical Scientist; Luther Schaeffer, Physical Scientist
    Recording and transcript are forthcoming
  • Forensic Research and Development Solicitation
    Date and time: January 11, 2017, 2-3 pm ET
    Speakers: Danielle McLeod​-Henning​, Physical Scientist; ​​Minh Nguyen, Physical Scientist​
    Recording and transcript are forthcoming     
  • Research Assistantship Opportunities at NIJ
    Date and time: November 29, 2016, 1-2pm ET
    Speakers: Amy Leffler, PhD, Research Assistantship Program Manager and Social Science Analyst; Maureen McGough, Esq., Senior Policy Advisor
    View the recording
    Read the transcript
    Download the slides (pdf, 18 pages)
  • ​Research Fellowship Opportunities at the National Institute of Justice
    Date and time: September 19, 2016, 3-4pm ET
    Speaker: Howard Spivak, Principal Deputy​ Director
    View the recording
    Read the transcript
    Download the slides (pdf, 26 pages)
  • ​Graduate Research Fellowship Programs
    Date and time: October 4, 2016, 2-3pm ET
    Speakers: Marie Garcia, Social Science Analyst, and Greg Dutton, Physical Scientist
    View the recording
    Read the transcript​
    Download the slides (pdf, 22 pages)
  • ​Real-Time Crime Forecasting Challenge​
    Date and time: October 6, 2016, 1-2pm ET
    Speakers: Howard Spivak, Principal Deputy Director, and Joel Hunt, Senior Computer Scientist
    View the recording
    Read the transcript
    Download the slides (pdf, 19 pages)​

Find recordings and transcripts of funding webinars from past years​.​

​Date Modified: January 13, 2017​