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Building the Capacity of Workersм Organizations in Peru

Post Date

September 4th 2015

Application Due Date

October 8th 2015

Funding Opportunity Number


CFDA Number(s)


Funding Instrument Type(s)

Cooperative Agreement

Funding Activity Categories

Employment, Labor and Training

Number of Awards


Eligibility Categories


Any commercial, international, educational, or non-profit organization(s), including any faith-based, community-based, or public international organization (PIO) (s), capable of successfully fulfilling the objectives identified in the Funding Opportunity Description (see Section I) is eligible to apply. In negotiating an award with a PIO, ILAB will discuss the inclusion of appropriate language in the agreement acknowledging the rights and privileges as currently established and afforded to PIOs by the U.S. Government in accordance with U.S. law. The following types of organizations are not eligible to apply nor to participate as subrecipients/contractors: ╢ Organizations designated by the U.S. Government to be associated with terrorism. ╢ Organizations designated by the U.S. Government to have been debarred or suspended. ╢ Organizations planning to charge a fee (profit) associated with a project funded by DOL under this award. In addition, foreign governments and entities that are agencies of, or operated by or for, a foreign state or government, are not eligible to apply.


  • Estimated Total Funding:


  • Award Range:

    $None - $1000000

Grant Description

The Bureau of International Labor Affairs (ILAB), U.S. Department of Labor (DOL, or the Department, or we), announces the availability of approximately $1 million total costs for one cooperative agreement to fund a technical assistance project(s) in Peru to build the capacity of workersм organizations to effectively engage with their constituents, employers, and the government to address the abusive use of short-term employment contracts and unlawful subcontracting. The project will achieve its goal through the following objectives: 1) improved education of workers regarding their rights with respect to short-term employment contracts and subcontracting, and 2) improved representation of workers before employers and the government to address abusive forms of short-term employment contracts and unlawful subcontracting. The project must target workersм organizations and workers in non-traditional export sectors in Peru, with an emphasis on those sectors where abusive short-term employment contracts and unlawful subcontracting are widely used. The duration of the project will be a minimum of two years (24 months) and a maximum of three years (36 months) from the effective date of the award.

Contact Information

  • Agency

    Department of Labor

  • Office:

    Employment and Training Administration

  • Agency Contact:

    Elizabeth Whittington
    Grant Officer

  • Agency Mailing Address:

  • Agency Email Address:

  • Location:

    Bureau of International Labor Affairs

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