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Arnold Ventures and the National Partnership for Pretrial Justice Are Accepting Proposals for Prosecution Research

Learn more about this RFP for research on the role of prosecution and prosecutorial decisions at various points along the criminal justice process.

Arnold Ventures and the National Partnership for Pretrial Justice are accepting proposals for research on the role of prosecution and prosecutorial decisions at various points along the criminal justice process.

We will consider proposals that:

  1. Assess prosecutorial policies or practices that aim to change outcomes around one or more of the five prosecutorial decision-making points; and/or
  2. Examine how prosecutors use their discretion at one or more of the five prosecutorial decision-making points; and/or
  3. Document and analyze racial disparities in one of the five prosecutorial decision-making points and efforts to reduce those disparities.

The deadline for letters of intent is July 1. Notifications of invitations to submit full proposals will be sent on July 30.

We will have an optional conference call on June 10, 2021, at 1 p.m. EDT to answer questions related to this RFP. We encourage you to RSVP to the call (in case of technical difficulties) by emailing us at ProsecutionRFP@arnoldventures.org. To join the call, please dial 929-205-6099 and use the code: 952-8800-8251, passcode 12345, if required.

You are welcome to submit questions in advance by emailing ProsecutionRFP@arnoldventures.org with “PROSECUTION RFP CALL” in the subject line. You can also read a Q&A about the RFP here.

For more information, please see the RFP below or click here.

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