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NIJ Announces Funding for Research To Increase School Safety

March 17, 2014

The National Institute of Justice (NIJ) has announced the fiscal year 2014 funding opportunity, Investigator-Initiated Research: The Comprehensive School Safety Initiative. Under the Comprehensive School Safety Initiative, NIJ will make available approximately $15 million for multiple grants to fund research to examine the root causes of school violence and to develop new technologies, apply evidence-based practices, and test pilot programs to enhance school safety.

Applications are due by 11:59 p.m. ET on May 20, 2014.


Visit NIJ's funding Web page for grant opportunities.

Read about the Supportive School Discipline Initiative, launched by the Departments of Justice and Education.

Access Department of Education resources on school climate and discipline.