The Bureau of International Labor Affairs (ILAB), U.S. Department of Labor (USDOL, or the Department), has announced the availability of approximately $3,000,000 total costs (subject to the availability of federal funds) for one cooperative agreement to fund one technical assistance project in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) to improve the DRC’s compliance with acceptable conditions of work (ACW) in one or more economic sectors through tripartite capacity building and dialogue.
- Funding will be provided in the form of a cooperative agreement. Approximately $3 million total costs is expected to be available to fund approximately one award. Applicants may apply for a ceiling amount of up to $3 million total costs.
- The period of performance is a maximum of 4 years (48 months) from the effective date of the award. This performance period includes all necessary implementation and start-up activities. Only allowable costs incurred during the period of performance may be charged to the federal award.
- Enhanced capacity of the General Labor Inspectorate (IGT) to identify and address labor violations concerning relevant labor laws and standards for ACW.
- Workers and worker associations utilize new knowledge and skills to prevent, monitor, and/or stop non-compliance with relevant laws and standards for ACW in the workplace.
- Increased worker access to effective remedies (state-based and non-state-based) to address non-compliance with relevant labor laws and standards for ACW.
- Strengthened and sustained dialogue among relevant stakeholders from government, workers and worker associations, and employers and employer associations to improve compliance with relevant labor laws and standards for ACW.
- U.S. organizations:
- Non-U.S. organizations:
- Non-U.S. Entities, including PIOs
For more information, visit https://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=334740