Tools for Reducing the Risks of Child Labor and Unacceptable Conditions of Work in Women’s Economic Empowerment Initiatives

Funding Opportunity Description:
NOTE:
This is a Notice of Intent.

An announcement is not related to this notice.

We are not accepting applications at this time.

Subject to the availability of funds, USDOL’s Bureau of International Labor Affairs (ILAB) intends to award,

credit:


through a competitive process, one or more cooperative agreements to organizations to integrate the issues of child labor alleviation and acceptable conditions of work into women’s economic empowerment initiatives.

The project intends to support service providers and policy makers when working with women entrepreneurs to ensure women-led enterprises can improve livelihoods responsibly without resorting to child labor or harmful labor practices.

The project’s outcomes include:
Outcome 1:
Increased understanding of child labor and acceptable conditions of work in the context of women’s economic empowerment projects;Outcome 2:
Increased availability of tools to integrate child labor awareness and acceptable conditions of work into women’s economic empowerment services/programs; Outcome 3:
Demonstrated effectiveness of tools in mitigating child labor and unacceptable conditions of work in women’s economic empowerment initiatives; and Outcome 4:
Increased awareness and adoption of tools to integrate child labor awareness and acceptable conditions of work into women’s economic empowerment services/programs by a broad range of stakeholders.

The Employment and Training Administration (ETA)’s Office of Grants Management anticipates publishing the Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) before September 30, 2017 (subject to change).

Please refer to:
http://www.dol.gov/ilab/grants/ and http://www.dol.gov/ilab/grants/SGAguidelines.htm for general guidelines and examples of previous cooperative agreement applications.

This notice does not include an FOA or any attachments.

It only constitutes a notice of USDOL’s intent to publish an FOA at a later date.

Interested applicants are encouraged to monitor www.grants.gov for the FOA because, if an FOA is published, grants.gov is the method by which the FOA will be made available to the public.

No email or paper copies of any FOA will be provided.
Related Programs

International Labor Programs

Department of Labor


Agency: Bureau of International Labor Affairs

Office:

Estimated Funding: $1,500,000


Who's Eligible


Relevant Nonprofit Program Categories





Obtain Full Opportunity Text:
http://www.dol.gov/ilab/

Additional Information of Eligibility:
NOTE: This is a Notice of Intent.

An announcement is not related to this notice.

We are not accepting applications at this time.

Any commercial, international, educational, or non-profit organization(s), including any faith-based, community-based, or public international organization(s) capable of successfully working with service providers and policy makers to integrate the issues of child labor alleviation and acceptable conditions of work into women’s economic empowerment initiatives are eligible to apply if and when a Funding Opportunity Announcement is published.

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.

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 prior to receiving DOL approval of any subawards.

Full Opportunity Web Address:


Contact:


Agency Email Description:


Agency Email:
levenstein.susan.l@dol.gov

Date Posted:
2017-08-04

Application Due Date:
2017-09-30

Archive Date:
2017-10-01



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