Grants & Contracts

The Bureau of International Labor Affairs partners with international organizations, non-governmental organizations, universities, research institutions, and others to advance workers' rights and livelihoods through technical assistance projects, research, and project evaluations. These activities are funded through grants, cooperative agreements, and contracts.

For detailed instructions on how to apply, please visit and

To learn more about our past grants and cooperative agreements please visit and select "Archived" under Opportunity Status in the left column. To learn more about our past contracts, visit the archives page at and browse by agency.


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Funding Opportunity Announcements

  • FOA-ILAB-17-01: Labor Market Supply and Demand in the Northern Triangle: Leveraging Data to Build an Efficient Labor Market 
  • FOA-ILAB-17-03: Improving Enforcement of Labor Laws in the Agricultural Export Sector of Costa Rica
  • FOA-ILAB-17-04: Combating Forced Labor and Human Trafficking on Fishing Vessels in the Asia-Pacific Region
  • FOA-ILAB-17-06: Tools for Reducing the Risks of Child Labor and Unacceptable Conditions of Work in Women’s Economic Empowerment Initiatives
  • FOA-ILAB-17-07: Addressing Child Labor and Forced Labor in Coffee Supply Chains
  • FOA-ILAB-17-08: Combating Forced Labor and Labor Trafficking of Adults and Children
  • FOA-ILAB-17-10: Building the Capacity of Civil Society to Combat Child Labor and Forced Labor and Improve Working Conditions

Notices of Intent

  • There are no announcements at this time

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