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
credit: SwitchPoint2014 Facebook Page

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.

Related Programs

International Labor Programs

Department of Labor

Agency: Department of Labor

Office: Bureau of International Labor Affairs

Estimated Funding: $4,000,000

Relevant Nonprofit Program Categories

Obtain Full Opportunity Text:

Additional Information of 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.

Full Opportunity Web Address:


Agency Email Description:

Agency Email:

Date Posted:

Application Due Date:

Archive Date:

Social Entrepreneurship

The Dairy Value Chain: To Address Delivery of Health and Feed Services

The Dairy Value Chain: To Address Delivery of Health and Feed Services
Toby and Martha Brooks, a family from Atlanta, give back through CARE’s work in Bangladesh. The...

Nonprofit Jobs in Utah

  Program Director Jobs
  Human Services Jobs
  Substance Abuse Jobs
  Social Services Jobs
  Education Jobs

More Federal Domestic Assistance Programs

TANF Program Integrity Innovation Grants | Conservation Research and Development | HHS Programs for Disaster Relief Appropriations Act Non Construction | Montgomery GI Bill Selected Reserve; Reserve Educational Assistance Program | Fisheries Disaster Relief |  Site Style by YAML | | Grants | Grants News | Sitemap | Privacy Policy

Edited by: Michael Saunders

© 2004-2018 Copyright Michael Saunders