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SSBG Statute and Regulations: Equal Treatment Regulations

Guidance on requiments to separate inherently religious activities from federally-funded services or activities.

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Issued by: Administration for Children and Families (ACF)

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SSBG Statute and Regulations: Equal Treatment Regulations

What You Need to Know about Equal Treatment Regulations

Published: January 9, 2008
Audience:
Social Services Block Grants (SSBG)
Category:
Guidance, Policies, Procedures, Statute/Legislation
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Direct Federal grants, sub-award funds, or contracts shall not be used to support inherently religious activities such as religious instruction, worship, or proselytization. Therefore, organizations must take steps to separate, in time or location, their inherently religious activities from federally-funded services or activities.  Regulations pertaining to the Equal Treatment for Faith-Based Organizations, which include the prohibition against Federal funding of inherently religious activities, can be found at either 45 CFR 87.

 


 

 

 

Last Reviewed: June 28, 2019

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