The Department of Defense Supplement to Impact Aid Program is authorized pursuant to Section 386 of Public Law 102-484, the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal 1993, codified at Title 20 U.S.C. 7703 notes.
Funding eligibility for this program is determined from information provided to the U.S. Department of Education by local education agencies on their Federal Impact Aid forms. Eligible LEAs receive notification from the Department of Defense no later than June 30 informing them of the amount and the estimated date they can expect receipt of funds. Prior to June, DoD will distribute eligibility funding information letters to the respective LEAs. A signed Automated Clearing House Vendor/Miscellaneous Payment Enrollment Form, Standard Form 3881 will be requested of eligible LEAs to transfer funds electronically from DoD to the recipients.
The Department of Defense Impact Aid for Children with Severe Disabilities Program is authorized pursuant to Section 363 of Public Law 106-398, the Floyd D. Spence National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal 2001, codified at 20 U.S.C. 7703a. This program was established to make payments, when appropriated, to LEAs that provide special education and related services to military dependent children with severe disabilities that meet certain cost criteria.
The LEAs that have certified to the U.S. Department of Education that they provide special education or related services to at least two military dependent children with disabilities will be invited to apply for DoD Impact Aid Funding for Children with Severe Disabilities. Contacted LEAs should review the application, guidance, and their special education costs for at least two military dependent children with severe disabilities to determine if they are eligible to receive funds.
The application for the DoD Impact Aid for Children with Severe Disabilities consists of the following DoD Secretary of Defense Forms:
For LEAs that receive DoD grants, the following link provides forms that you may be required to complete.