16 U.S. Code § 470x–5 - General provisions
(a) Acceptance of grants and transfers
The Center may accept—
(1) grants and donations from private individuals, groups, organizations, corporations, foundations, and other entities; and
(b) Contracts and cooperative agreements
Subject to appropriations, the Center may enter into contracts and cooperative agreements with Federal, State, local, and tribal governments, Native Hawaiian organizations, educational institutions, and other public entities to carry out the Center’s responsibilities under this part.