Establishment of a National Center on Restorative Justice, FY2019

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Funding Opportunity ID: 316982
Opportunity Number: NIJ-2019-16510
Opportunity Title: Establishment of a National Center on Restorative Justice, FY2019
Opportunity Category: Discretionary
Opportunity Category Explanation:
Funding Instrument Type: Cooperative Agreement
Category of Funding Activity: Law, Justice and Legal Services
Science and Technology and other Research and Development
Category Explanation:
CFDA Number(s): 16.560
Eligible Applicants: Public and State controlled institutions of higher education
Private institutions of higher education
Others (see text field entitled “Additional Information on Eligibility” for clarification)
Additional Information on Eligibility: See announcement for full eligibility information.
Agency Code: USDOJ-OJP-NIJ
Agency Name: Department of Justice
National Institute of Justice
Posted Date: Jun 12, 2019
Close Date: Aug 12, 2019
Last Updated Date: Jun 12, 2019
Award Ceiling: $3,000,000
Award Floor: $0
Estimated Total Program Funding: $3,000,000
Expected Number of Awards: 1
Description: Within the funds available for the NIJ, the Committee provides $3,000,000 for NIJ to enter into a partnership with an accredited university of higher education and/or law school for the purposes of establishing a National Center on Restorative Justice with the purpose of (1) educating and training the next generation of justice leaders. The Center shall also (2) support research focusing on how best to provide direct services to address social inequities, such as simultaneous access to substance abuse treatment and higher education. The Center shall (3) engage and challenge undergraduate, Master’s, and law students, in conjunction with criminal justice professionals, community members, educators, and social service providers, at the State, regional, and national level, aiming to broaden their understanding of justice systems and restorative approaches through a degree program, a summer institute, or short courses, while encouraging access to educational opportunities for incarcerated individuals.
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