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OJJDP Announces Funding Opportunity for Violence Prevention Research

May 16, 2012

The Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP) has announced the following funding opportunity:

FY 2012 Community-Based Violence Prevention Field-Initiated Research and Evaluation Program. This project provides funding to support new and ongoing rigorous, scientific research and evaluation that has practical applications for communities seeking to prevent and reduce youth violence. The goals of this project are to increase and improve the research about the factors that may influence youth violence and youth violence prevention efforts, assess the effectiveness and cost efficiency of existing community-based violence prevention programs, and identify and evaluate new or emerging community-based violence prevention models.

Applications are due by 11:59 p.m. E.T., on June 28, 2012.


To obtain further information about the above and other current OJJDP solicitations, including eligibility criteria, application deadlines, and frequently asked questions, visit www.ojjdp.gov/funding/FundingList.asp.


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