Addressing Child Labor and Forced Labor in Coffee Supply Chains

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Addressing Child Labor and Forced Labor in Coffee Supply Chains: The Bureau of International Labor Affairs (ILAB), U.S. Department of Labor announces the availability of approximately $4 million total costs for up to two cooperative agreements of up to $2 million total costs each to fund technical assistance project(s) in two different countries to improve implementation of social compliance systems that promote acceptable conditions of work and the elimination of child labor and forced labor in coffee supply chains. Each cooperative agreement will fund a project in one of the following countries in the Latin America/Caribbean region, where DOL's List of Goods Produced by Child Labor or Forced Labor (TVPRA List) documents child labor and/or forced labor concerns: Colombia, Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, or Nicaragua. Project outcomes include: 1) Adoption of a robust and sustainable social compliance system by private sector stakeholders in coffee supply chains; 2) Strengthened capacity of private sector stakeholders to implement a robust and sustainable social compliance system in coffee supply chains; and 3) New social compliance tools on child labor, forced labor, and acceptable conditions of work piloted in the coffee supply chain. The duration of the project will be a maximum of 4 years (48 months) from the effective date of the award. Applicants may apply for one or two of the cooperative agreements listed above. No more than two applications per applicant will be accepted. If applying for two cooperative agreements, applicants should not combine countries in a single application, but must submit separate applications for each country. Each application should request no more than $2 million total costs in funding.
Federal Grant Title: Addressing Child Labor and Forced Labor in Coffee Supply Chains
Federal Agency Name: Bureau of International Labor Affairs (DOL-ETA-ILAB)
Grant Categories: Employment Labor and Training
Type of Opportunity: Discretionary
Funding Opportunity Number: FOA-ILAB-17-07
Type of Funding: Cooperative Agreement
CFDA Numbers: 17.401
CFDA Descriptions: Information not provided
Current Application Deadline: October 11th, 2017
Original Application Deadline: October 11th, 2017
Posted Date: September 11th, 2017
Creation Date: September 11th, 2017
Archive Date: October 15th, 2017
Total Program Funding: $4,000,000
Maximum Federal Grant Award: $2,000,000
Minimum Federal Grant Award: $2,000,000
Expected Number of Awards: 2
Cost Sharing or Matching: No
Last Updated: September 11th, 2017
Applicants Eligible for this Grant
Others (see text field entitled "Additional Information on Eligibility" for clarification.)
Additional Information on Eligibility
Eligible applicants may include any commercial, international, educational, or non-profit organizations, including any faith-based organizations, community-based organizations, or public international organizations (PIOs), capable of successfully fulfilling the objectives identified in the Funding Opportunity Description.
Link to Full Grant Announcement
https://www.dol.gov/agencies/ilab/resources/grants
Grant Announcement Contact
Mr. Dorjan Chaney, Grants Management Specialist
chaney.dorjan@dol.gov
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