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The synopsis is modified to provide a link to the ILAB webchat that occurred on November 5, 2012: http://www.dol.gov/dol/chat/chat-ilab-20121030.htm.
Modification to Previous
Funding Opportunity Number:
Oct 09, 2012
Nov 08, 2012
Original Closing Date for Applications:
Nov 15, 2012
Current Closing Date for Applications:
Nov 15, 2012
Dec 15, 2012
Funding Instrument Type:
Category of Funding Activity:
Employment, Labor and Training
Expected Number of Awards:
Estimated Total Program Funding:
Not Elsewhere Classified
Cost Sharing or Matching Requirement:
Others (see text field entitled "Additional Information on Eligibility" for clarification)
Additional Information on Eligibility:
A. Eligible Applicants
Any commercial, international, educational, or non-profit organization(s), including any faith-based, community-based, or public international organization(s) which represent the rights of workers in the selected country(ies) is eligible to apply. Applicants are expected to apply in partnership with at least two DWOs that represent or otherwise promote the rights of domestic workers. The partnership with the DWOs may be based on a subgrant or subcontract. Organizations applying for this award must demonstrate a proven ability to organize workers in South Asia and/or Southeast Asia, or have strong affiliations with organizations that do such work, and have a comprehensive understanding of decent work for domestic workers and the issue of CDW in target countries and/or the sub-region(s). Lack of past experience with USDOL cooperative agreements, grants, or contracts does not bar eligibility or selection under this solicitation.
All Applicants and any proposed subgrantees or subcontractors must comply with all audit requirements, including those established in OMB Circular A-133. Applicants and the proposed subgrantees or subcontractors must also demonstrate an ability to initiate program activities upon award of the cooperative agreement. (see Section VI. Award Administration Information).
The following Applicants (including subgrantees/subcontractors) will not be considered:
• Foreign governments and entities that are agencies of, or operated by or for, a foreign state or government.
• Organizations designated by the U.S. Government to be associated with terrorism or that have been debarred or suspended will not be considered.
• Applicants charging a fee (profit) associated with a project funded by USDOL under this award.
In 2012, the U.S. Department of Labor, Bureau of International Labor Affairs (ILAB) will award up to $5 million for one or more cooperative agreement(s) to support efforts to reduce child domestic work by building the capacity of domestic worker organizations and promoting decent work for domestic workers in one or more countries in South Asia and/or Southeast Asia. Applicants must propose partnering, in one country or up to a maximum of three countries, with at least two domestic worker organizations that represent the rights of domestic workers.
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