The following information is excerpted from the NEA website.
By signing the application form, the Applicant certifies that it is in compliance with the statutes outlined below and all related NEA regulations and will maintain records and submit the reports that are necessary to determine compliance. The Applicant further certifies that it will obtain assurances of compliance from all subrecipients and will require all subrecipients of NEA funds to comply with these requirements. The NEA may conduct a review of your organization to ensure that it is in compliance. If the NEA determines that a grantee has failed to comply with these statutes, it may suspend, terminate, and/or recover funds. This assurance is subject to judicial enforcement.
The Applicant certifies that it does not discriminate:
- On the grounds of race, color, or national origin (including limited English proficiency), in accordance with Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, as amended (42 U.S.C. 2000d et seq.).
- On the grounds of disability, in accordance with Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 (29 U.S.C. 794) and the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 (“ADA”) (42 U.S.C. 12101-12213).
- The ADA’s requirements apply regardless of whether you receive federal funds. On the basis of age, in accordance with the Age Discrimination Act of 1975 (42 U.S.C. 6101 et seq.).
- On the basis of sex, in any education program or activity, in accordance with Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 (20 U.S.C. 1681 et seq.).