Combating Forced Labor and Labor Trafficking of Adults and Children

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Combating Forced Labor and Labor Trafficking of Adults and Children: The Bureau of International Labor Affairs (ILAB), U.S. Department of Labor announces the availability of approximately $6,000,000 total costs for up to three cooperative agreements of up to $2,000,000 total costs each to fund technical assistance projects to improve the capacity of labor stakeholders to better understand and address indicators of forced labor and labor trafficking. Each cooperative agreement will fund a project in a country to be proposed by the applicant. Applicants must propose a country covered in the DOL's Findings on the Worst Forms of Child Labor in accordance with the Trade and Development Act of 2000 or on the List of Goods Produced by Child Labor or Forced Labor as mandated by Trafficking Victims Protection Reauthorization Act of 2005. Proposals for working in the fisheries sector in the Asia-Pacific region will not be considered. In each country, the project should achieve the following outcomes: • Improved understanding of indicators of forced labor and labor trafficking • Improved monitoring of working conditions by labor stakeholders to identify and address indicators and incidents of forced labor and labor trafficking • Strengthened capacity of the labor inspectorate to address forced labor and labor trafficking. The duration of the project will be a maximum of 4 years (48 months) from the effective date of the award. Applicants may apply separately for cooperative agreements serving one or more of the countries listed above, up to a maximum of three applications, but may not combine proposals for more than one country in a single application. Each application should request no more than $2 million total costs in funding. For this FOA, DOL will make no more than one award per country.
Federal Grant Title: Combating Forced Labor and Labor Trafficking of Adults and Children
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-17-08
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: $6,000,000
Maximum Federal Grant Award: $2,000,000
Minimum Federal Grant Award: $2,000,000
Expected Number of Awards: 3
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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