Pretrial Technical Assistance for Evidence-Based Decision Making in Local Criminal Justice Systems


The National Institute of Corrections (NIC) Community Services Division is soliciting proposals from organizations, groups, or individuals to enter into a cooperative agreement with NIC for up to 12 months beginning in September 2012. Work under this cooperative agreement is part of a larger NIC initiative, Evidence-Based Decision Making (EBDM) in Local Criminal Justice Systems. Work under this cooperative agreement will be coordinated with recipients of other cooperative agreements providing services under Phase III of this initiative. Specifically, under this cooperative agreement, the awardee will provide technical assistance to seven Phase III sites that have already been identified. During Phase II of the EBDM planning, each of seven sites identified change strategies based on their individual system planning activities. These change strategies are critical to meeting their systemÂ’s harm reduction goals. The technical assistance from this award will be targeted toward expanding the knowledge and use of legal and evidence-based pretrial risk assessment and release practices among criminal justice stakeholders.

General information about this opportunity
Last Known Status
Deleted 07/21/2012 (Archived.)
Program Number
Federal Agency/Office
Agency: Department of Justice
Type(s) of Assistance Offered
Cooperative Agreement
Number of Awards Available
Other Categories
Pretrial Technical Assistance for Evidence-Based Decision Making in Local Criminal Justice Systems
Who is eligible to apply/benefit from this assistance?
Applicant Eligibility
An eligible applicant is any public or private agency, educational institution, organization, individual, or team with expertise in the described areas.
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
Pamela Davison
Administrative Assistant
Phone 202-353-0484
Website Address
E-mail Address
Financial Information
Range and Average of Financial Assistance
Awards up to $125,000.00


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