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RA: Projects with Industry - FY 2005


CFDA Number: 84.234 - Projects with Industry

Program Goal: Projects with Industry Program (PWI) Internal Goal

Objective 1 of 2: Ensure that PWI services (through partnerships with business and industry) result in competitive employment, increased wages, and job retention for individuals with disabilities.
Indicator 1.1 of 2: Placement rate of individuals with disabilities into competitive employment: The percentage of individuals served who are placed in competitive employment will increase.
 
Measure 1.1.1 of 1: Percentage of individuals served who were placed in competitive employment
Year Actual Performance Performance Targets
1997
59
 
1998
49
 
1999
59
61
2000
61.90
61
2001
62.40
62
2002
63.20
62.20
2003
54.20
62.40
2004
61.50
62.70
2005
 
63

Source: Compliance Indicator and Annual Evaluation Report.

Frequency: Annually.

Next Data Available: March 2006

Data Validated By: No Formal Verification.
Web-based automatic edit checks. In addition, staff check data for ''reasonableness.''

Limitations: The primary limitation of the data is that they are self-reported. Technical assistance and regular monitoring is provided to grantees in order to receive updated reports from the grantee regarding progress toward meeting project goals.
 
Explanation: After reporting a significant decrease in FY 2003, FY 2004 data have almost recouped the previous year's decline, but did not meet the target.
 
Indicator 1.2 of 2: Change in earnings of individuals who are placed in competitive employment: By FY2008, Projects with Industry projects will report that participants placed in competitive employment increase earnings by an average of at least $250 per week.
 
Measure 1.2.1 of 1: Average increase in weekly earnings, in dollars.
Year Actual Performance Performance Targets
1997
207
 
1998
209
 
1999
226
209
2000
252
218
2001
236
218
2002
234
226
2003
242
231
2004
247
233
2005
 
238
2006
 
242
2007
 
245
2008
 
250

Source: Compliance Indicator and Annual Evaluation Report.

Frequency: Annually.

Next Data Available: March 2006

Data Validated By: No Formal Verification.
Web-based reporting system conducts automatic edit checks. In addition, staff check data for ''reasonableness.''

Limitations: Same as Indicator 1.1. In addition, performance data on this indicator are further limited because grantees submit an average aggregate figure of participants' wages.
 
Explanation: In FY 2004, the target was exceeded.
 
Objective 2 of 2: Ensure that PWI services are available for individuals with the most need.
Indicator 2.1 of 1: Percentage of individuals served who were unemployed for 6 months or more prior to program entry who are placed in competitive employment: The percentage of previously unemployed individuals served who are placed into competitive employment will increase.
 
Measure 2.1.1 of 1: Percentage of previously unemployed individuals served who were placed in competitive employment
Year Actual Performance Performance Targets
1997
60
 
1998
48
 
1999
58
62
2000
60.80
60
2001
67.20
61
2002
64.70
61.20
2003
54
63
2004
65.60
64
2005
 
65

Source: Compliance Indicator and Annual Evaluation Report.

Frequency: Annually.

Next Data Available: March 2006

Limitations: Same as Indicator 1.1
 
Explanation: The actual performance in FY 2004 exceeded the target and has increased substantially since the last year of reporting, recouping the FY 2003 losses and exceeding the 2004 target.
 

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