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Department of Agriculture Grant-Related Materials

Grant-related civil rights statutes covering recipients of federal financial assistance from USDA
  • Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, 42 U.S.C. § 2000d et seq. (HTML or PDF)
  • Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, 20 U.S.C. § 1681 et seq. (HTML or PDF)
  • Morrill Acts (Agricultural College Acts), 7 U.S.C.  323 (HTML or PDF)
    College-aid funding. Covers admissions to colleges for agriculture and mechanic arts. Allows separate colleges for whites and blacks.
  • Food Stamp Act of 1977, 7 U.S.C.  2020(c) (HTML or PDF)
    Food stamp funding. Covers certification of applicant households for the food stamp program by the state.
  • Youth Conservation Corps Act of 1970, 16 U.S.C.  1704 (HTML or PDF)
    Requiring assurance of nondiscrimination for funds for employment within State Youth Conservation Corps.
USDA grant-related civil rights regulations
  • Title VI regulations, 7 C.F.R. 15.1 et seq. (HTML or PDF)
  • Title IX regulations, 7 C.F.R. 15a.1 et seq. (HTML or PDF)
  • State Cooperative Extension Service employment regulations, 7 C.F.R. 18.1 et seq. (HTML or PDF)
  • Food Stamp and Food Distribution Program regulations, 7 C.F.R. 272.6 (HTML or PDF)
  • Rural Utilities Services loan regulations, 7 C.F.R. 1710.122 (HTML or PDF)
  • Rural Housing Loans and Grants regulations, 7 C.F.R. 1822.277 (HTML or PDF)
  • FmHA regulations, 7 C.F.R. 1901.202 (HTML or PDF)
Links to USDA Civil Rights Related Websites

This page was last updated on December 31, 2014.

General Information Federal Coordination and Compliance
Federal Coordination and Compliance
Title VI Hotline: 1-888-TITLE-06
(1-888-848-5306) (Voice / TTY)
Deeana Jang
U.S. Department of Justice
Civil Rights Division
Federal Coordination and Compliance Section, NWB
950 Pennsylvania Avenue, N.W.
Washington, D.C. 20530

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