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Sneak Preview: Few Faith-Based Grantees Seek Hiring Exemption

(The following was excerpted from a recent article in the Federal Grants Management Handbook.) Although faith-based organizations receiving federal grant funding under programs that statutorily prevent employment discrimination based on religion may now request an exemption to hire based on…

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Sneak Preview: HHS Seeks Comments on Faith-Based Award Barriers

(The following was excerpted from a recent article in the Federal Grants Management Handbook.) The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) is seeking comments on how to reduce regulatory barriers in order for faith-based organizations to participate in HHS-funded…

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Sneak Preview: USAID Changes Rules on Overseas Funding for Religious Organizations

(The following was excerpted from a recent article in the Federal Grants Development Handbook.) The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) recently updated its regulations relating to the ability of religious organizations to apply for USAID funds for overseas projects…

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Several Agencies Issue Proposed Rules Implementing Faith-Based Principles

In the Aug. 6 Federal Register, several federal agencies issued proposed rules to implement Executive Order (EO) 13559, Fundamental Principles and Policymaking Criteria for Partnerships with Faith-Based and Other Neighborhood Organizations, which President Obama signed in November 2010. Among the…

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