Prosperity 10,000 Annual Report Questions

Background:

Text from SB1545 Enrolled:

SECTION 3a. Distribution of funds and reporting. (1)(a) Not later than 60 days following the effective date of this 2022 Act, the Higher Education Coordinating Commission shall distribute the funds specifically appropriated to the commission under section 13 of this 2022 Act to local workforce development boards to administer the Prosperity 10,000 Program.

(b) The commission shall distribute all moneys received from moneys made available under sections 13 and 14 of this 2022 Act to local workforce development boards using the same formula as required under the federal Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (29 U.S.C. 3101 et seq.) for the allocation of funds to local workforce.

(2) Each local workforce development board shall compile data on the progress made toward carrying out the Prosperity 10,000 Program. The boards shall prepare and submit a joint report that includes data, disaggregated by race, gender and geography, to the commission and the State Workforce and Talent Development Board no later than October 31 of each year, in the manner provided in ORS 192.245.

Timeline:

  • October 19th WTDB Executive Committee Report Presentation
  • Report delivered to the WTDB October 17th

Reporting Template

Your responses to the following questions will be used to inform the report(s) developed, sharing the implementation story of Prosperity 10,000. The goal of this report is to lead with the learning that is occurring throughout program implementation to inform future legislative investment.

Which board do you represent?

LWIB

Please answer the following 4 questions regarding your Board’s strategy for investing the Prosperity 10,000 funds:

  1. As a Board, are you investing in new sector strategies or bolstering/expanding existing sector strategies? Please describe:
  • Why did you choose this approach?
  • What were the opportunities and/or challenges that informed your decision?
  • What was your approach for determining which sectors would receive investment?
  • What have you learned, and what, if anything, do you wish you could do differently?

2. As a Board, did you engage in an RFA/RFP/RFQ process with the intent of bringing in new subgrantee partnerships?

  • If yes, please provide explanations for the following questions:
    • What was the focus of your RFA/RFP/RFQ? Please provide a copy of the RFA/RFP/RFQ.
    • What was the result of that process?
  • Were there any lessons learned while engaging in new partnerships that you will implement in future rounds of funding under Prosperity 10,000?

3. As a Board, did you leverage funding to subgrantees who you have existing relationships with?

    • If yes, please provide explanations for the following questions:
      • How did you decide who to fund from your existing partnerships?
      • What measures of success did those partnerships demonstrate that influenced your decision?
      • What priority populations did you consider in making this decision?
    • Were there any lessons learned in leveraging existing partnerships that you will implement in future rounds of funding under Prosperity 10,000?

4. As a Board, how did you partner with the Department of Human Services to serve individuals who receive support from Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) in a Prosperity 10,000 program?

Please answer the following questions for each of the subawards issued, including the organization name and priority populations to be served:

o Was this funding for a new program? Or an existing program that has shown success in your region? *
Please indicate the total numbers for those who were served.
Please indicate the number of participants who completed the workforce development program.

Please answer the following questions for each of the subawards issued, including the organization name and priority populations to be served:

o Was this funding for a new program? Or an existing program that has shown success in your region? *
Please indicate the total numbers for those who were served.
Please indicate the number of participants who completed the workforce development program.

Please answer the following questions regarding your reflection on the implementation process:

In what ways did the awarding process work well? What were the challenges? And what were the lessons learned?

What is your board most proud of related to the implementation of Prosperity 10,000 in your region?

Please describe any gaps:

  • Priority populations in your region that have not yet been served
  • Services that are needed, but are not available in your area
  • Other

Please answer the following questions related to the upcoming year:

What are you most excited about in the upcoming year related to implementation of Prosperity 10,000 funding?

What challenges do you anticipate in the upcoming year as you consider implementation of Prosperity 10,000 funding?

Share any projections you may have related to the anticipated services to be provided in your region under Prosperity 10,000.