NIJ FY 13 Identifying the Highest Priority Criminal Justice Technology Needs


NIJ seeks proposals to help inform development of NIJÂ’s technology research, development, test, and evaluation (RDT&E) investments. Many different considerations shape the goals and objectives of NIJÂ’s technology RDT&E programs. The most important are the technology needs of the criminal justice practitioner. This solicitation seeks applications to assist NIJ in identifying and assessing the highest priority technology needs of law enforcement, courts, and corrections agencies and potential solutions to those needs.

General information about this opportunity
Last Known Status
Deleted 09/30/2013 (Archived.)
Program Number
Federal Agency/Office
Agency: Department of Justice
Office: Office of Justice Programs
Type(s) of Assistance Offered
Cooperative Agreement
Number of Awards Available
Who is eligible to apply/benefit from this assistance?
Applicant Eligibility
In general, NIJ is authorized to make grants to, or enter into contracts or cooperative agreements with, States (including territories), units of local government (including federally recognized Indian tribal governments as determined by the Secretary of the Interior), nonprofit and for-profit organizations (including tribal nonprofit and profit organizations), institutions of higher education (including tribal institutions of higher education), federally funded research and development centers (FFRDCs), and certain qualified individuals. For-profit organizations must agree to forgo any profit or management fee. Foreign governments, foreign organizations, and foreign institutions of higher education are not eligible to apply. NIJ may elect to make awards for applications submitted under this solicitation in future fiscal years, dependent on the merit of the applications and on the availability of appropriations.
What is the process for applying and being award this assistance?
Other Assistance Considerations
Formula and Matching Requirements
This program does not have cost sharing or matching requirements.
Who do I contact about this opportunity?
Headquarters Office
For Technical Assistance call 800-518-4726 or 606-545-5035; or e-mail For Programmatic Assistance e-mail
Website Address
E-mail Address
Financial Information
Range and Average of Financial Assistance
Awards range from $1.00 to $1,600,000.00


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