Engaging Cocoa Cooperatives to Combat Child Labor

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Engaging Cocoa Cooperatives to Combat Child Labor: The Bureau of International Labor Affairs (ILAB), U.S. Department of Labor (USDOL, or the Department), announces the availability of approximately $8,000,000 total costs (subject to the availability of federal funds) for two cooperative agreements of $4,000,000 each to fund one technical assistance project in Côte d’Ivoire and one in Ghana to increase the number of cocoa cooperatives demonstrating a reduction of child labor in the cocoa supply chain. The projects will aim to achieve the following outcomes:Outcome 1: Improved accountability of cocoa cooperatives to monitor child labor in the cocoa supply chain.Outcome 1.1: Strengthened capacity of enforcement agencies to enforce child labor laws within cooperatives.Outcome 1.2: Strengthened capacity of cocoa cooperatives to monitor child labor.Outcome 2: Increased support to vulnerable cocoa households within cocoa cooperatives.Outcome 2.1: Strengthened capacity of cocoa cooperatives to provide sustainable assistance and support to prevent child labor.Outcome 2.2: Increased access to social protection and child labor remediation programs.The duration of the project will be a maximum of 4.5 years (54 months) from the effective date of the award.
Federal Grant Title: Engaging Cocoa Cooperatives to Combat Child Labor
Federal Agency Name: Bureau of International Labor Affairs (DOL-ETA-ILAB)
Grant Categories: Other (see text field entitled "Explanation of Other Category of Funding Activity" for clarification)
Type of Opportunity: Discretionary
Funding Opportunity Number: FOA-ILAB-20-06
Type of Funding: Cooperative Agreement
CFDA Numbers: 17.401
CFDA Descriptions: Information not provided
Current Application Deadline: August 27th, 2020
Original Application Deadline: August 27th, 2020
Posted Date: July 13th, 2020
Creation Date: July 13th, 2020
Archive Date: September 26th, 2020
Total Program Funding: $8,000,000
Maximum Federal Grant Award: $4,000,000
Minimum Federal Grant Award: $0
Expected Number of Awards: 2
Cost Sharing or Matching: No
Last Updated: July 13th, 2020
Category Explanation
Bureau of International Labor Affairs
Applicants Eligible for this Grant
Others (see text field entitled "Additional Information on Eligibility" for clarification.)
Additional Information on Eligibility
The following organizations are eligible to apply: U.S. organizations: • Nonprofits, including any faith-based organizations or community-based organizations • Public/State Controlled Institutions of Higher Education • Private Institutions of Higher Education • For-Profit Organizations; Non-U.S. organizations: • Non-US Entities, including PIOs as described in 2 CFR 200.46.
Grant Announcement Contact
Tam Nguyen
Grants Management Specialist
Nguyen.Tam-Thao.H@dol.gov
Nguyen.Tam-Thao.H@dol.gov
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