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CED Resource Guide PPR Information

Community Economic Development (CED)
Guidance, Policies, Procedures

Forms, Instructions, and Tools

PPR Data Collection Tool
NOTE: After clicking the link above, you must right click the PPR Data Collection Tool file and select Download. Otherwise you will receive an error message.
The Data Collection Tool helps CED grantees collect all of the information they need to complete Form A of the Performance Progress Report (PPR) over the course of their grant. All CED grantees are encouraged to use this tool to simplify the data collection process and ensure accurate data is submitted in the PPR. Watch this video for a tutorial on how to use the tool.

PPR Forms and Instructions
This sample document contains CED PPR forms A, B and E, as well as instructions for properly filling out the form. It reflects updates made to the CED PPR in Spring 2018. Please note that this document should only be used as an example, it is not for submission. PPRs must be submitted semi-annually within the On-Line Data Collection System (OLDC). See the CED IM on Programmatic Reporting Requirements for more information. 

PPR Frequently Asked Questions (Updated 2019!)
This document contains answers to frequently asked questions regarding the PPR and the OLDC system.

Final PPR Submission Guidance and Examples 
This resource provides guidance for CED grantees with a grant ending within the current fiscal year to submit a final PPR in OLDC by December 30th.

Webinars & Presentations

Update on the Revised Performance Progress Report and Overview of Resources 
This session discusses the updated Performance Progress Report (PPR), which grantees will use to report starting in April 2018. It also provides an overview of resources available to assist with completing and submitting PPRs (e.g., the data collection tool), provides a refresher on using the On-Line Data Collection System, and discusses tips and tricks for data collection and the PPR submission process.

PPR Refresher
This video presents guidance for returning CED grantees on how to complete the semi-annual performance progress report (PPR) and submit it in the On-Line Data Collection System (OLDC). It reviews the purpose of the PPR and how it is used; the timeline and important dates; recent changes to the OLDC system; general information about the submission process; the newest indicator added to the PPR; helpful tips to make reporting easier; and resources and support for completing the PPR.

Submitting High Quality PPRs
This webinar presents new and returning CED grantees with information, tips, and guidance for completing high-quality Performance Progress Reports (PPRs). It highlights key details that must be included in PPRs in order for them to be approved by Program Specialists, including job titles, explanations of project delays and challenges, and other key information about project progress.



For additional instructional videos and resources, view the Data Collection and Performance Progress Report module.

Note: GrantSolutions is the primary communication tool for your grant. If there is a change in your project design, contact your Program Specialist directly prior to documenting it in your PPR.

Last Reviewed: January 8, 2020