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Improved Adherence to International Labor Standards in the Agriculture Sector in Mexico - Federal Grants

Funding Opportunity Overview

Opportunity NumberFOA-ILAB-19-06
Opportunity TitleImproved Adherence to International Labor Standards in the Agriculture Sector in Mexico
Opportunity CategoryDiscretionary
Funding Instrument TypeCooperative Agreement
Post DateAugust 8, 2019 (Thursday)
Last Updated DateAugust 8, 2019 (Thursday)
Close DateOctober 10, 2019 (Thursday)
Award AmountUp to $8,000,000 (total funding : $8,000,000)

Funding Detail Description

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 one cooperative agreement to fund a technical assistance project in Mexico to improve adherence to international labor standards in the agriculture sector. The project will aim to achieve the following outcomes: Outcome 1: Increased capacity of government officials to enforce labor laws specifically related to child labor, forced labor, occupational safety and health and other acceptable conditions of work in the agriculture sector. Outcome 2: Increased compliance with labor laws, including occupational safety and health and other acceptable conditions of work, by private sector stakeholders in the agriculture sector. Outcome 2.1: Increased private sector use of tools and resources available for compliance with labor laws, including occupational safety and health and other acceptable conditions of work, in the agriculture sector. Outcome 3: Increased knowledge about labor rights and options for accessing remediation of labor law violations. The project must use an area-based approach in agricultural areas, including in sugarcane growing areas, in the state of Nayarit and one of the following other states: Jalisco, Michoacán, or Puebla. The duration of the project will be a maximum of four years (48 months) from the effective date of the award.

Funding Additional Information

Agency NameBureau of International Labor Affairs
Important Dates
Post DateAugust 8, 2019 (Thursday)
Close DateOctober 10, 2019 (Thursday)
Last Updated DateAugust 8, 2019 (Thursday)
Archive DateNovember 9, 2019 (Saturday)
Awards Detail
Award Ceiling$8,000,000
Estimated Total Program Funding$8,000,000
Expected Number Of Awards1
Cost Sharing or Matching RequirementNo

CFDA Numbers

Next CFDA (Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance) numbers are associated to this grant.
  • 17.401

Categories of Funding Activities

Categories of Funding Activities

  • Other

Category Explanation

  • Bureau of International Labor Affairs

Funding Eligibility

Eligible Applicants

  • Others

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-U.S. Entities, including PIOs, as described in 2 CFR 200.46.

Grantor Contact Information

Grantor ContactSue Levenstein
Grants Management Specialist
EmailLevenstein.Susan.L@dol.gov
(Levenstein.Susan.L@dol.gov)