The Center for Disabilities Studies had an operating budget of $5,376,476 from July 1, 2021 through June 30, 2022. The vast majority of CDS funding is realized through external grants and contracts from federal and state agencies, nonprofit organizations, schools, foundations and businesses.
Included in the federal portion is the $577,449 from the Administration for Community Living, Administration on Disabilities for our core funding as a University Center for Excellence in Developmental Disabilities.
This U.S. government organization is responsible for implementation of the Developmental Disabilities Assistance and Bill of Rights Act of 2000. CDS also benefits from gifts made by individuals and organizations.