Research funding opportunities!
W.E.B. Du Bois Fellowship Program (pdf, 42 pages), which includes a focus on homicide and other violence in minority communities. Applications are due March 31, 2017
Research on Reducing Violence in Communities (pdf, 37 pages), applications are due March 15, 2017
Investigator-Initiated Research and Evaluation on Firearms Violence (pdf, 38 pages), applications are due March 24, 2017
Research and Evaluation on Violence Against Women: Teen Dating Violence, Sexual Violence, and Intimate Partner Violence (pdf, 39 pages), applications are due March 20, 2017.
- Research on the Abuse, Neglect, and Exploitation of Elderly Individuals (pdf, 36 pages), application deadline is March 20, 2017
In a violent crime, a victim is harmed by or threatened with violence. Violent crimes include rape and sexual assault, robbery, assault and murder.
NIJ supports research that strives to understand and reduce the occurrence and impact of violent crimes. This includes describing the scope of these crimes, such as how and when they occur and their consequences. NIJ also supports evaluations of existing programs, practices and policies meant to prevent violent crime or to assist victims.
Learn more about types of violent crimes and efforts to address them:
Date Modified: January 18, 2017