Reducing Child Labor and Forced Labor in Palm Oil Supply Chains

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Reducing Child Labor and Forced Labor in Palm Oil Supply Chains: 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 fund a project to improve the implementation of social compliance systems that promote acceptable conditions of work and reduction of child labor and forced labor in palm oil supply chains. The intended project outcomes are:1) Strengthened capacity of private sector partner(s) in the Colombian and Ecuadorian palm oil sectors to implement a robust social compliance system.2) Increased understanding, at regional and global levels, of promising practices in social compliance systems in palm oil supply chains.For Outcome 1, applicants must implement the project in Colombia and Ecuador. For Outcome 2, applicants must implement the project in Colombia, Ecuador, Brazil, and Peru.
Federal Grant Title: Reducing Child Labor and Forced Labor in Palm Oil 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-18-09
Type of Funding: Cooperative Agreement
CFDA Numbers: 17.401
CFDA Descriptions: Information not provided
Current Application Deadline: August 23rd, 2018
Original Application Deadline: August 23rd, 2018
Posted Date: July 5th, 2018
Creation Date: July 5th, 2018
Archive Date: September 22nd, 2018
Total Program Funding: $6,000,000
Maximum Federal Grant Award: $6,000,000
Minimum Federal Grant Award: $6,000,000
Expected Number of Awards: 1
Cost Sharing or Matching: No
Last Updated: July 5th, 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 successfully addressing child labor and forced labor abuses, and promote acceptable conditions of work in sectors and/or supply chains 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
Dorjan Chaney, Grants Management Specialist
chaney.dorjan@dol.gov
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