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.


Funding Opportunity Announcements

  • FOA-ILAB-19-01: Strengthening Capacity of Governments to Address Child Labor and/or Forced Labor, and Violations of Acceptable Conditions of Work
  • FOA-ILAB-19-02: Equal Access to Quality Jobs for Women and Girls in Agriculture in Colombia (EQUAL)
  • FOA-ILAB-19-03: Worker-Driven Labor Law Enforcement Centers in Colombia
  • FOA-ILAB-19-04: Evidence to Action: Increasing the Impact of Research to Mobilize Efforts against Forced Labor
  • FOA-ILAB-19-05: Equal Access to Quality Jobs for Women and Girls in Mexico (EQUAL)
  • FOA-ILAB-19-06: Improved Adherence to International Labor Standards in the Agriculture Sector in Mexico 
  • FOA-ILAB-19-07: Improving Working Conditions in the Mexican Automotive Supply Chain

Notices of Intent

  • There are no announcements at this time

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