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Performance Progress Report (PPR) Information Page


Welcome to the Performance Progress Report (PPR) Information Page. This page contains information and materials related to the PPR. These materials are intended for CED and JOLI grantees as they use the PPR to report the progress of their grants. All the materials on this page are also located in this website's Resource Library under the Managing Your Grant category, or by searching for the term "PPR" after clicking Find a Specific Resource. If you have trouble accessing or using any of the materials on this page, please email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .


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The following Performance Progress Report (PPR) forms, guidance, and tools have been approved by the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) and will be required for all grantees in the next reporting cycle.   This page includes information on the following topics:

  • Frequently Asked Questions
  • Understanding the PPR
  • Using OLDC
  • PPR Form A Data Collection Tool
  • Submitting Your Final Report in OLDC


Frequently Asked Questions

Understanding the Performance Progress Report

  • Submitting High Quality PPRs (March 19, 2015) - This presentation provides tips and guidance on what to include in the PPR to ensure grantees are submitting high quality PPRs that contain the necessary level of detail required by Program Specialists.

  • Understanding Reporting Requirements Presentation (March 18, 2014) - This presentation provides an overview of reporting requirements and the reporting process to help grantees understand the data that will be reported on through the PPR

  • CED PPR Report Forms and Instructions - This sample document contains CED PPR forms A, B and E, as well as instructions for properly filling out the form.  Please note that this document should only be used as an example, it is not for submission.

Using OLDC

  • PPR Refresher Webinar (October 16, 2014) - This webinar provides a review of the PPR timeline and key dates; overview of the OLDC System; and a summary of available resources and support. This webinar also introduces the new indicator added to Form A of the PPR.

PPR Form A Data Collection Tool

  • Data Collection Tool - Updated 12/14/2012- This tool is in Excel 2007-10 format. If you have an earlier version of Excel, you must download and install the free compatibility pack from the Microsoft website. The free compatibility pack is available here.
  • PPR Data Collection Tool Instruction Guide - This instruction guide provides step-by-step instructions and tips for using the Data Collection Tool to collect data for Form A of the Performance Progress Report (PPR).
  • Quick Tips - This document contains general information and tips that may be helpful as you begin to use the Data Collection Tool.

  • Data Collection and Reporting Webinar (December 16, 2014) - This webinar provides instructions and information on the Data Collection Tool and collecting the data you need to fill out your PPR. 

Submitting Your Final Report in OLDC

  • CED-JOLI Final Report Webinar (November 15, 2012)- This webinar provides guidance to grantees on submitting their final reports within the On-Line Data Collection (OLDC) system.