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CED Resource Guide Managing Your Grant

Published: October 21, 2018
Audience:
Community Economic Development (CED)
Category:
Guidance, Policies, Procedures

 

Managing Your Grant

Use the resources below to manage your grant and reach your project goals. 

Getting Started

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CED Grantee Orientation Toolkit
Contains informational and demonstration videos, instructions, and resources on a variety of key topics for both new and returning grantees

Notice of Award Explainer
Explains the sections of the Notice of Award, which contains critical information about the grant award

Recruiting & Tracking

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PPR Data Collection Tool
Collect information for tracking employment and completing Form A of the Performance Progress Report (PPR) Note: After clicking the link above, you must right click the PPR Data Collection Tool file and select Download. 

Partnering to Recruit Job Ready Employees Presentation
Reviews how to help connect CED-created businesses to employees that are job ready and have the skills required to fill the jobs being created

Strategies for Attracting and Retaining Low Income Employees Webinar
Discusses effective strategies grantees use to attract and retain the low income employees they hire in their CED-created businesses

Technical Assistance & Monitoring

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Technical Assistance and Monitoring: An Overview Presentation
Provides an overview of OCS technical assistance (TA) and monitoring visits and how they can be used to ensure continued project success

What to Expect During Your CED Monitoring Visit Presentation
Addresses the purpose, goals, and process of grantee monitoring visits—the programmatic and financial reviews of CED funded projects

Best Practices & Project Highlights

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Developing a Successful Job Creation Project Toolkit 
Poses a series of discussion questions that will help your organization design an economic development project that can successfully secure funding to create full-time, permanent jobs in low-income communities. 

CED Case Study Lessons from the Field
Summarizes how community development corporations around the country employ grants from the CED program and hared lessons

Grantee Product Showcase Presentation
Presents products developed and the jobs created using some CED grant funds

 

For questions, email OCSRegistrar@ICF.com
Last Reviewed: October 29, 2019