Comprehensive School Safety Initiative

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Subject: Safety, Schools, Research, Youth Welfare
Deadline: June 12, 2015

"The National Institute of Justice (NIJ) is seeking proposals for funding under the Comprehensive School Safety Initiative (CSSI) to support rigorous research that produces practical knowledge that can improve the safety of schools and students. The initiative is carried out through partnerships between researchers, educators and other stakeholders, including law enforcement and mental health professionals. Projects funded under the CSSI are designed to produce knowledge that can be applied to schools and school districts across the nation for years to come. This solicitation includes the following four funding categories, each with different expectations and requirements, to accomplish the purposes of the CSSI. • Category 1: Developing Knowledge About What Works to Make Schools Safe. • Category 2: Causes and Consequences of School Violence. • Category 3: Shorter Term Studies on School Safety. • Category 4: Developing and Evaluating a Comprehensive School Safety Framework."

Funder: National Institute of Justice
Eligibility: Nonprofits having a 501(c)(3) status with the IRS, nonprofits that do not have a 501(c)(3) status with the IRS, private institutions of higher education, public and state controlled institutions of higher education, small businesses, for profit organizations other than small businesses, state governments, independent school districts, city or township governments, county governments, special district governments, public housing authorities/Indian housing authorities, individuals, Native American tribal governments (federally recognized), Native American tribal organizations (other than Federally recognized tribal governments).
Amount: $1,000 - $1,800,000
Contact: Link.