The Department of Education ensures equal access to education and promotes educational excellence through coordination, management and accountability in Federal education programs. The Department works to supplement and complement educational efforts on all levels, encouraging increased involvement by the public, parents and students.
|Recipient||Amount||Start Date||End Date|
|Vermont Legal Aid Inc||$ 131,917||   ||2020-10-01||2021-09-30|
|Disability Advocates Inc||$ 645,913||   ||2020-10-01||2021-09-30|
|Executive Office Of The State Of New Hampshire||$ 131,917||   ||2020-10-01||2021-09-30|
|Human Services, North Dakota Department Of||$ 131,917||   ||2020-10-01||2021-09-30|
|West Virginia Advocates, Inc.||$ 131,917||   ||2020-10-01||2021-09-30|
|Hawaii Disability Rights Center||$ 131,917||   ||2020-10-01||2021-09-30|
|Arizona Ctr For Disability Law||$ 241,674||   ||2020-10-01||2021-09-30|
|Disability Rights Texas||$ 962,744||   ||2020-10-01||2021-09-30|
|Nevada Disability Advocacy & Law Center Inc||$ 131,917||   ||2020-10-01||2021-09-30|
|Disability Rights California||$ 1,311,914||   ||2020-10-01||2021-09-30|
Fiscal Year 2016: No Current Data Available. Fiscal Year 2017: No Current Data Available Fiscal Year 2018: No Current Data Available
Uses and Use Restrictions
Grant funds may be used for services to help clients and applicants understand the rehabilitation services available under the Rehabilitation Act, and to provide information to individuals with disabilities in the State.
The CAP is not allowed to bring class action suits.
States and Territories (through the Governor) are eligible for awards.
The Governor shall designate a public or private agency to conduct the State's program.
Clients and client applicants receiving services or interested in seeking assistance under the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, as amended, will benefit from CAP services.
No Credentials or documentation are required. 2 CFR 200, Subpart E - Cost Principles applies to this program.
Aplication and Award Process
Preapplication coordination is not applicable.
Environmental impact information is not required for this program.
This program is eligible for coverage under E.O.
12372, 'Intergovernmental Review of Federal Programs.' An applicant should consult the office or official designated as the single point of contact in his or her State for more information on the process the State requires to be followed in applying for assistance, if the State has selected the program for review.
2 CFR 200, Uniform Administrative Requirements, Cost Principles, and Audit Requirements for Federal Awards applies to this program. Contact the program office for application procedures.
Notice of annual allotment to States, quarterly grant award notices and funds are withdrawn under the Electronic Transfer System or by Treasury check.
Rehabilitation Act of 1973, as amended, Title I, Part B, Section 112, 29 U.S.C 732.
Range of Approval/Disapproval Time
The State may appeal to the Office of Administrative Law Judges (34 CFR 81).
Formula and Matching Requirements
Statutory Formula: In accordance with the Act Federal funds are distributed on the basis of the relative population of each State, except no State shall receive less than $50,000, Territories $30,000. When total funds available for this program exceed $7,500,000, the minimum allotment is $100,000 for States and $45,000 for Territories. The Secretary must reserve funds, at the same amount as provided to outlying areas, for an award to the eligible system established under the Developmental Disabilities Assistance and Bill of Rights Act to serve the American Indian consortium. Matching requirements are not applicable to this program. This program does not have MOE requirements.
Length and Time Phasing of Assistance
Funds are awarded for one fiscal year. Funds that are not obligated by the end of the fiscal year may be carried over for obligation in the year succeeding the year in which the funds were awarded. See the following for information on how assistance is awarded/released: Electronic transfer.
Post Assistance Requirements
Performance reports are required annually.
Cash reports are required quarterly.
Progress reports are not applicable.
Expenditure reports are required annually.
No performance monitoring is required.
This program is excluded from coverage under 2 CFR 200, Subpart F - Audit Requirements. As required by EDGAR, the awardee shall maintain accounts, records, and other evidence pertaining to all costs incurred, revenues or other applicable credits acquired under its award, as stated in grant or contract terms and conditions.
Information on clients and client applicants served as cases should be maintained.
(Formula Grants) FY 16 $13,000,000; FY 17 est $13,000,000; and FY 18 est $13,000,000
Range and Average of Financial Assistance
For FY 2017, the estimated range of awards is $59,477 to $1,328,074.00, with a median State award, excluding outlying areas of $143,411.
Regulations, Guidelines, and Literature
Client Assistance Program Regulations (34 CFR part 370).
Regional or Local Office
Jim Doyle, Department of Education, OSERS Rehabilitation Services Administration, 400 Maryland Ave., SW, Washington, District of Columbia 20202 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Phone: (202) 245-6630.
Criteria for Selecting Proposals
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