Combatting Child Labor in the Democratic Republic of the Congo's Cobalt Industry

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Combatting Child Labor in the Democratic Republic of the Congo's Cobalt Industry: Subject to the availability of funds, USDOL's Bureau of International Labor Affairs (ILAB) intends to award, through a competitive process, one cooperative agreement to an organization to strengthen efforts by the Congolese government and other relevant stakeholders to address child labor in the cobalt industry of the DRC. The project should achieve the following outcomes: 1) Increased common understanding of the challenges and opportunities for addressing child labor in the DRC's cobalt industry; 2) Increased capacity of government and other relevant stakeholders to address child labor in the DRC's cobalt industry; and 3) Improved monitoring and remediation efforts by private sector of child labor in the cobalt supply chain.
Federal Grant Title: Combatting Child Labor in the Democratic Republic of the Congo's Cobalt Industry
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-18-03
Type of Funding: Cooperative Agreement
CFDA Numbers: 17.401
CFDA Descriptions: Information not provided
Current Application Deadline: July 13th, 2018
Original Application Deadline: July 13th, 2018
Posted Date: June 1st, 2018
Creation Date: June 1st, 2018
Archive Date: August 12th, 2018
Total Program Funding:
Maximum Federal Grant Award: $2,500,000
Minimum Federal Grant Award: $2,500,000
Expected Number of Awards: 1
Cost Sharing or Matching: No
Last Updated: June 1st, 2018
Applicants Eligible for this Grant
Others (see text field entitled "Additional Information on Eligibility" for clarification.)
Additional Information on Eligibility
Any commercial, international, educational, or non-profit organization(s), including any faith-based, community-based, or public international organization(s) capable of successfully implementing a project to strengthen efforts by the Congolese government and other relevant stakeholders to address child labor in the cobalt industry of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) are eligible to apply. Lack of past experience with USDOL cooperative agreements, grants, or contracts does not bar eligibility. All applicants for ILAB funding opportunities must have a Data Universal Numbering System (DUNS) number and be registered in the System for Award Management (SAM) prior to applying for funding. New applicants should be aware that applying for a DUNS number and registering in SAM may take several weeks. Applicants should plan accordingly to avoid unexpected delays that could result in the rejection of the application. NOTE: If you are registering a new entity in SAM.gov, you must provide an original, signed notarized letter stating that you are the authorized Entity Administrator before your registration will be activated. Read our guidance on notarized letters (https://gsafsd.service-now.com/fsd-gov/answer.do?sysparm_kbid=d2e67885db0d5f00b3257d321f96194b) and our FAQs (https://www.gsa.gov/samupdate) to learn more about this process change. For more information, please see http://fedgov.dnb.com/webform/displayHomePage.do and https://www.sam.gov/portal/public/SAM. Successful applicants will be required to ensure any subrecipients also have a DUNS number prior to receiving DOL approval of any subawards.
Link to Full Grant Announcement
http://www.dol.gov/ilab/
Grant Announcement Contact
Mr. Dorjan Chaney, Grants Management Specialist
chaney.dorjan@dol.gov
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