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Applications Wanted:

NIJ Multisite Impact and Cost-Efficiency Evaluation of Veterans Treatment Courts deadline: January 13, 2022 11:59 p.m. ET
JustGrants deadline: January 27, 2022 11:59 p.m. ET


For the full application and technical support with applying, click here.

About the Award

The U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ), Office of Justice Programs (OJP), National Institute of Justice (NIJ), seeks applications for funding to conduct a multisite impact and cost-efficiency evaluation of veterans treatment courts (VTCs). NIJ anticipates making one award under this solicitation.

The awardee will lead a cross-site evaluation involving court and research partners in up to six VTCs across the U.S. Incorporating experimental design and other research methods, the process, impact, and cost study will examine:

  • Program impact on relapse, recidivism, and other outcomes
  • For whom are programs effective
  • Which program elements are effective
  • Whether programs are cost-efficient

Topics of interest include veterans with violent offense histories, mental health and comorbidity, leveraging technology, peer mentoring, and equitable service access. The five-year period of performance will begin with a planning phase to confirm the research protocol, including site selection.

Eligible Applicants:

  • City or township governments
  • County governments
  • For profit organizations other than small businesses
  • Independent school districts
  • Native American tribal governments (Federally recognized)
  • Native American tribal organizations (other than Federally recognized tribal governments)
  • Nonprofits having a 501(c)(3) status with the IRS, other than institutions of higher education
  • Nonprofits that do not have a 501(c)(3) status with the IRS, other than institutions of higher education
  • Private institutions of higher education
  • Public and State controlled institutions of higher education
  • Public housing authorities/Indian housing authorities
  • Small businesses
  • Special district governments
  • State governments
  • Other