(a) Partisan politics
Funds may not be expended, either by the Endowment or by any of its grantees, to finance the campaigns of candidates for public office.
No funds granted by the Endowment may be used to finance activities of the Republican National Committee or the Democratic National Committee.
(b) Consultation with Department of State
The Endowment shall consult with the Department of State on any overseas program funded by the Endowment prior to the commencement of the activities of that program.