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Byrd Anti-Lobbying Amendment

Institutions who apply or bid for an award of $100,000 must certify that appropriated federal funds were not used to pay any person or organization for influencing or attempting to influence an officer or employee of any agency, a member of Congress, officer or employee of Congress, or an employee of a member of Congress in connection with obtaining any Federal contract, grant or any other award covered by 31 U.S.C. 1352.

Institutions also must disclose to the award-making agency any lobbying with non-Federal funds that takes place in connection with obtaining any specific Federal award.

Individuals who are paid with or travel on federal funds must not engage in lobbying activities while utilizing such funds.


Institutions that do not comply with the anti-lobbying regulations may be required to pay a fine or could suffer debarment or suspension.

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Earlham College, an independent, residential college, aspires to provide the highest-quality undergraduate education in the liberal arts and sciences, shaped by the distinctive perspectives of the Religious Society of Friends (Quakers).

Earlham College
801 National Road West
Richmond, Indiana
1-765-983-1200 — Main Switchboard
1-800-EARLHAM (327-5426) — Admission


Earlham admits students of any race, color, national and ethnic origin, age, gender and sexual orientation to all the rights, privileges, programs, and activities generally accorded or made available to students at the school. It does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national and ethnic origin, age, gender and sexual orientation in administration of its educational policies, admissions policies, scholarship and loan programs, and athletic and other school-administered programs.