What We Do
The National Endowment for the Arts, a federal agency that provide Federal financial assistance, is responsible for the administration, compliance, and enforcement of the nondiscrimination laws and regulations that covers programs and activities receiving assistance. The laws and regulations are as follows:
An individual may file a complaint with the NEA if they believe that they have been discriminated against based on race, color, national origin, sex (including gender identity /sexual orientation), disability or age by an organization that is a recipient of NEA funding. Individuals may file a formal complaint with OCREEO. Learn more about the NEA Civil Rights formal complaint process.
Guidance for implementation of Federal financial assistance is found in the following Department of Justice (DOJ) document: