QUARTERLY PROGRESS REPORTS FOR DISCRETIONARY GRANTS OFFICE OF SPECIAL INITIATIVES AND DEMONSTRATIONS Presenters: Lovie Thompson and Adrian Barrett Discretionary Grants Forum – April 15-17, 2009. eta. EMPLOYMENT AND TRAINING ADMINISTRATION UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF LABOR.
QUARTERLY PROGRESS REPORTS FORDISCRETIONARY GRANTSOFFICE OF SPECIAL INITIATIVES AND DEMONSTRATIONSPresenters: Lovie Thompson and Adrian Barrett Discretionary Grants Forum – April 15-17, 2009
EMPLOYMENT AND TRAINING ADMINISTRATION UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF LABOR
QuarterPeriod CoveredDue to FPO
1Jan 1- Mar 31May 15
2Apr 1-Jun 30August 14
3Jul 1- Sep 30November 14
4Oct 1-Dec 31February 14
Please Note: The Financial/Progress reports are dueno later than 45 days
after the end of each calendar year quarter. Should the due date of the
report fall on a Saturday or Sunday, the report is due on Friday.
▪ Entered Employment
▪ Employment Retention
▪ Average Earnings
▪ Attainment of a degree or certificate
▪ Literacy and Numeracy Gains
▪ Common Measures TEGL
▪ Other Measures for Discretionary Grantees
manage almost 2,400 projects.
to document grantee performance.
QPRs during desk reviews:
- Are project reports on time?
- Based on the data – a GEMS rating is assigned to this component of the desk review.
Red – High Risk
Green – Low RiskGEMS Ratings
• Promising Approaches and Lessons Learned for Best Practices
• TA helps your program succeed
▪ FPO Technical Assistance
▪ Financial & Administrative Conferences
▪ Roundtable Meetings
▪ Partnership Meetings
▪ Other: MIS Training, Webinars, etc.
▪ Cash or In-Kind.
▪ Report on leveraged resources both
quarterly and cumulatively.
▪ List the organizations that contributed the resources.
▪ Describe ways in which the resources added value to the program.
Use a chart to record leveraged resources
▪ How partners have been engaged during phases of the project.
▪ Specific roles and contributions each partnership devoted to the project.
▪ Challenges and resolutions in the development of partnerships.
▪ New partners and collaborations
funding for demonstration projects.