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Are you a company in the Netherlands interested in taking active steps with your partners to investigate and combat child labour in your international production chain? Then you can apply for the Fund against Child Labour (FBK). This fund provides finance for Dutch businesses in partnership with local parties, NGOs and businesses in the same sector that want to tackle child labour. Up to €475,000 is available per project.
When do you qualify?
Activities aimed at combating child labour have to be initiated within 4 years. Projects must be undertaken in partnership with at least 1 local party, 1 NGO and 1 other business in the same sector. The project needs to follow the international guidelines for Corporate Social Responsibility.
How to apply?
You can apply for this subsidy from 2 August 9:00 hours until 28 October 2021 15:00 hours via the Netherlands Enterprise Agency (RVO). Please note: the deadline for the quick scan or RVO's advice is 6 weeks before the closing date.
To prepare your application you can ask for advice from an RVO advisor by email.