Assurance of Compliance
All M-AAA grantees must comply with these guidelines
Mid-America Arts Alliance (M-AAA) projects are made possible by the Federal Agency: National Endowment for the Arts (NEA); Category: Partnership; Discipline/Field: State and Regional Programs; CFDA (Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance) #:45.025. As a result, all grantees must agree to comply with the following:
- Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, as amended and clarified by Executive Order 13166, Improving Access to Services for Persons with Limited English Proficiency
- Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, as amended
- Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, as amended and including a Section 504 Self-Evaluation and Additional Resources
- The Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 (ADA), as amended
Environmental and Preservation Policies
- The National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) of 1969, as amended
- The National Historic Preservation Act (NHPA) of 1966, as amended
Other National Policies
- Regulations relating to Debarment and Suspension
- The Drug Free Workplace Act
- Prohibition on distribution of funds for the purpose of political lobbying within your M-AAA/NEA supported project. In addition, you may not use federal dollars lobbying specifically to obtain awards.
- Davis-Bacon and Related Acts (DBRA), as amended
- The Native American Grave Protection and Repatriation Act of 1990
- US Constitution Education Program
- Prohibition on distribution of funds to the Association of Community Organizations for Reform Now (ACORN) or its subsidiaries (P.L. 111-88 Sec. 427)
- Grantee certifies that it is not delinquent in the repayment of any federal debt.
- Grantee’s allowable costs shall be in compliance with applicable cost principles as established with the Office of Management and Budget Uniform Guidance (OMB 2 CFR 200: Uniform Administrative Requirements, Cost Principles, and Audit Requirements for Federal Awards).
- Grantee certifies that no portion of Mid-America Arts Alliance funding will be used to match any other Federal funds received by Grantee.
- Grantee’s financial records, supporting documents, and all records related to this M-AAA/NEA supported program shall be retained for a period of three years from the date of the Final Report. Grantee shall grant Mid-America Arts Alliance or the National Endowment for the Arts access to any records kept by Grantee to make audits or examinations as necessary.
- Grantee certifies that, if Grantee expends $750,000 or more in yearly expenditures of Federal awards during a fiscal year, it shall have an audit performed in accordance with the Office of Management and Budget Uniform Guidance. Grantee will also take prompt corrective action on any audit findings and will send M-AAA proof of implementation of such corrective action plans.
For additional information, a grantee may also contact the National Endowment for the Arts Office of Inspector General.
Failure to comply with these requirements may result in suspension or termination of the grant award. In addition, the United States has the right to seek judicial enforcement of these obligations.