About Title VI

Equality Assurance

Title VI of the 1964 Civil Rights Act says, "No person in the United States shall, on the grounds of race, color or national origin, be excluded from participation in, be denied the benefit of, or be subjected to discrimination under any program or activity receiving federal financial assistance." (42 U.S.C.?2000)

About Federal Financial Assistance

Federal financial assistance means more than just money. It is also aid that enhances the ability to improve or expand allocation of a recipient's own resources. Examples of federal financial assistance include:
  • Grants and loans, tax-exempt bonds
  • Loan of personnel
  • Property
  • Student aid (releases recipient's funds for other uses)
  • Tax incentives and tax-exempt status
  • Technical assistance and other similar types of assistance
  • Training of employees that permits better use of the employer

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