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1. Research

Before applying for the CAP program, first review the eligibility criteria, program process, costs, schedule, and FAQs to confirm the program is a good match for you at this time.

You can also download and review a CAP Sample Application

2. Apply

Submit an application online via the button below. Applications for the 2020 program will be open from November 1, 2019, through February 1, 2020.


CAP is administered by FAIC under a cooperative agreement with IMLS. Funding for the 2020 program year is subject to the availability of funds in the federal FY2020 budget.