Funding Opportunity Description:
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,
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:
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.