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RA: Projects with Industry - FY 2006


CFDA Number: 84.234 - Projects with Industry

Program Goal: To create and expand job and career opportunities for individuals with disabilities in the competitive labor market by engaging the participation of business and industry in the rehabilitation process.

Objective 1 of 2: Ensure that Project with Industry (PWI) services (through partnerships with business and industry) result in competitive employment, increased wages, and job retention for individuals with disabilties.
Indicator 1.1 of 3: 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: The percentage of individuals served by PWI 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
2006
 
63

Source: Compliance Indicator and Annual Evaluation Report

Frequency: Annually.

Next Data Available: March 2006
Web based automatic edit checks. Staff also 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: Fiscal Year 2006 data is the beginning of a new 3-year grant cycle.
 
Indicator 1.2 of 3: Program participant exit: The percentage of PWI participants exiting the program who are placed in competitive employment.
 
Measure 1.2.1 of 1: The percentage of PWI participants exiting who are placed in competitive employment.
Year Actual Performance Performance Targets
2006
 
999

Source: Compliance Indicator and Annual Evaluation Report

Frequency: Annually.

Next Data Available: March 2006
 
Explanation: The FY 2006 target is to establish a baseline. This is a new measure for FY 2006, based on PART recommendations. The measure will be calculated by dividing the number of participants placed in competitive employment by the total number of participants who exited the program.
 
Indicator 1.3 of 3: Earnings for individuals placed in competitive employment: By FY 2008, PWI projects will report that participants placed in competitive employment increase earning by an average of $250 per week.
 
Measure 1.3.1 of 1: The average dollar increase in weekly earnings.
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
 
245
2007
 
248
2008
 
250

Source: Compliance Indicator and Annual Evaluation Report

Frequency: Annually.

Next Data Available: March 2006
Web based reporting system conducts automatic edit checks.
 
Explanation: FY 2006 data is the beginning of a new 3-year grant cycle.
 
Objective 2 of 2: Ensure that all PWI projects demonstrate effective fiscal management.
Indicator 2.1 of 1: The Cost per employment outcome: the percentage of projects whose cost per placement outcome is within a specified range.
 
Measure 2.1.1 of 1: Percentage of PWI projects whose cost per placement outcomes is within a specified range.
Year Actual Performance Performance Targets
2006
 
999

Source: Web-Based Performance Report

Frequency: Annually.

Next Data Available: March 2007
 
Explanation: The FY 2006 target is to establish a baseline for this new measure based on PART recommendations. Cost per employment outcome is calculated by dividing the total federal grant funds by the number of individuals with employment outcomes.
 


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Last Modified: 02/08/2006