Gang Field Initiated Research and Evaluation Programs
U.S. Department of Justice
This solicitation will fund research and evaluation studies to produce practical findings for policymakers and practitioners
for the development of evidence-based programs, policies, and strategies that effectively address at-risk and ganginvolved
youth. Topics to be addressed may include, but are not limited to: (1) youth entry into, involvement in, and
desistance from gang-related crime; (2) the effectiveness of prevention approaches targeting youth at risk for gang involvement;
(3) the effectiveness of intervention strategies; (4) the nature and scope of youth gangs in juvenile detention
and correctional facilities; (5) the effectiveness of reentry approaches; and (6) the assessment of how tribal communities
can effectively address gang-related challenges confronting at-risk and gang-involved native youth.
Deadline: All applications are due by 11:59 p.m., Eastern Time, on May 9, 2011.
Award Amount: OJJDP intends to award multiple grants under this solicitation, depending upon available funding.
Expected award amounts will range between $200,000 and $1 million for a project period of as long as 4 years. This
amount is for the entire award period. OJJDP anticipates that the Office will make awards under this solicitation by
September 30, 2011.
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