Basic Scientific Research to Support Forensic Science for Criminal Justice Purposes

The summary for the Basic Scientific Research to Support Forensic Science for Criminal Justice Purposes grant is detailed below. This summary states who is eligible for the grant, how much grant money will be awarded, current and past deadlines, Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance (CFDA) numbers, and a sampling of similar government grants. Verify the accuracy of the data provides by visiting the webpage noted in the Link to Full Announcement section or by contacting the appropriate person listed as the Grant Announcement Contact. If any section is incomplete, please visit the website for the National Institute of Justice, which is the U.S. government agency offering this grant.
Basic Scientific Research to Support Forensic Science for Criminal Justice Purposes: With this solicitation, NIJ seeks proposals for funding basic scientific research in the physical, life, and cognitive sciences that is designed to increase the knowledge underlying forensic science disciplines intended for use in the criminal justice system. Authorizing Legislation: Title I of the Omnibus Crime Control and Safe Streets Act of 1968 (sections 201 and 202); Homeland Security Act (section 232).
Federal Grant Title: Basic Scientific Research to Support Forensic Science for Criminal Justice Purposes
Federal Agency Name: National Institute of Justice
Grant Categories: Law Justice and Legal Services Science and Technology
Type of Opportunity: Discretionary
Funding Opportunity Number: NIJ-2011-2806
Type of Funding: Cooperative Agreement
CFDA Numbers: 16.560
CFDA Descriptions: National Institute of Justice Research, Evaluation, and Development Project Grants
Current Application Deadline: Apr 12, 2011
Original Application Deadline: Apr 12, 2011
Posted Date: Jan 12, 2011
Creation Date: Jan 12, 2011
Archive Date: Jul 12, 2011
Total Program Funding:
Maximum Federal Grant Award: $0
Minimum Federal Grant Award: $0
Expected Number of Awards: 100
Cost Sharing or Matching: No
Applicants Eligible for this Grant
Unrestricted (i.e., open to any type of entity above), subject to any clarification in text field entitled "Additional Information on Eligibility"
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