NIJ's Science and Technology Program, Awards Made FY 2001-20011*

Year 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011
Number of Awards 193 210 314 483 554 514 435 453 508 478 388

*For management purposes, the total awards made in 2011 include the DNA Initiative and Paul Coverdell Capacity awards as well as training awards: DNA Backlog Reduction (110 awards), Convicted Offender and/or Arrestee DNA Backlog Reduction Program (22 awards), Paul Coverdell (103 awards), Solving Cold Cases with DNA (27 awards), Postconviction (9 awards), and Training (23 awards).

Sources of NIJ Funds, in Millions, FY 2001-2011

  2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011
Base Funding 72.1 54.9 59.5 48.0 64.6 54.3 52.1 37.0 48.0 48.0 48.0
Separate Appropriations* 114.3 165.7 125.2 130.2 173.3 176.7 145.4 183.6 187.8 205.0 170.3
Reimbursements/ Transfers From Other Federal Agencies** 74.4 104.4 85.9 97.2 55.8 7.6 36.1 26.9 47.0 37.0 7.6
Section 215 Set-aside for Research and Statistics*** 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2.8
Carryover Funding From Prior Fiscal Years 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 16.3
Total 260.8 325.0 270.6 275.4 293.7 238.6 233.6 247.5 282.8 290.0 245.0

*In 2011, funds were appropriated by Public Law 111--118 as follows: (1) Under the State and Local Law Enforcement Assistance heading, $133.4 million for DNA--related and forensic programs and activities, $29 million for Paul Coverdell Forensic Science Improvement Grants, and $4.1 million for use in assisting units of local government to identify, select, develop, modernize and purchase new technologies for use by law enforcement. (2) Under the Violence Against Women heading, $3 million for research and evaluation of violence against women and related issues, and $0.8 million for analysis and research on violence against American Indian women.

**In 2011, reimbursements from other federal entities included the following: (1) $1.5 million to be transferred to the National Institute for Standards and Technology (NIST) for related research, testing and evaluation programs from the appropriation for the Bulletproof Vest Partnership (BVP) program administered by BJA. (2) $2.5 million from BJA for evaluation of the Honest Opportunity for Probation with Enforcement Demonstration Project (Project HOPE). (3) $3.6 million for various projects funded by other federal entities, including other OJP components.

***In 2011, Section 215 Set-Aside for Research and Statistics included the following funds: (1) $2.8 million made available to NIJ pursuant to Section 215 of Public Law 111-?118 (AAG set-aside authority).