Anti-Terrorism Compliance

After September 11, 2001, many grantmakers and other charitable organizations that were not previously familiar with the U.S. Treasury Department’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC), learned of its existence. As one of the key U.S.
Arguments for requiring grantees to certify that they do not and will not knowingly provide material support to any individual or entity furthering terrorist activities and examples of certification language.
This article provides a general overview of how the U.S. Treasury Department's Office of Foreign Assets Control sanctions programs affect international humanitarian activity.
A plain-language guide to Executive Order 13224, the Patriot Act, embargoes and sanctions, IRS rules, Treasury Department voluntary guidelines, and USAID requirements.
In the wake of the September 11, 2001, terrorist attacks, grantmakers are now being asked for a substantially higher level of due diligence regarding grantees than ever before.
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