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VISTA PROJECT
QUARTERLY PROJECT PROGRESS REPORT (PPR) FORM
To be completed by VISTA members and site supervisors. Please send ONLY signature page via fax to VISTA Project Staff at WACC (fax: 360-650-6895 email: linnea.broker@wwu.edu) AND submit data and narratives electronically at: http://www.surveymonkey.com/s.aspx?sm=biqCokUZhFgxbHXOYI_2flxA_3d_3d. PURPOSE The purpose of the Project Progress Report is to:  Document progress toward achieving project goals and objectives;  Provide a self-assessment tool to projects to promote continuous improvement;  Identify technical assistance needs; and  Collect information for distribution to the public. COMPLETION AND SUBMISSION GUIDELINES  VISTA members/site supervisors must complete Project Progress Reports for all four quarters.  All materials are submitted to Linnea at WACC via email/fax to be compiled and submitted to the State office.  Quarterly Project Progress Reports must also be submitted electronically, via the website linked above.  AmeriCorps*VISTA members must be allowed to review and attach comments to the completed Progress Report.  For all questions, use additional sheets of paper when necessary to answer the questions.  If you have questions regarding the completion of the Project Progress Report, contact Linnea at WACC. REPORTING PERIODS Performance Period/Data Collected October 1st – December 31st, 2009 January 1st – March 31st, 2010 April 1st - June 31st, 2010 July 1st – September 31st, 2010 KEY DEFINITIONS Leveraged Volunteers: Leveraged volunteers are individuals who are recruited, coordinated or supported to provide direct or indirect service to help the project achieve its objectives. Do NOT include VISTA members in this count Disadvantaged Children and Youth: Children and youth up to age 25 with exceptional or special needs (as defined in part 2552.81 of the DVSA), or who are economically disadvantaged and for whom one or more of the following may apply: 1) out-ofschool youth who are unemployed, 2) in or aging out of foster care, 3) limited English proficiency, 4) homeless or have run away from home, 5) at-risk to leave school without a diploma and 6) former juvenile offenders or at risk of delinquency. College Students: Individuals enrolled in a degree-seeking program at a community, professional or technical college, or within an undergraduate or graduate program at a college or university. Baby Boomers: Individuals born from 1946 through 1964 Children of Incarcerated Parents: Children or youth up to age 25 who have one or both parents or legal guardians serving, or having served a period of time in jail and/or prison. Individuals Mentored: Individuals mentored are the recipients of formal, sustained relationships established between an older or more experienced person and a younger, less experienced person for the purpose of academic, social or career support. This does not include the relationship between a teacher and his or her students in a classroom setting. Reported to WACC January 1st, 2010 April 1st, 2010 July 1st, 2010 October 1st, 2010

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Project Site (Campus) Name:
A. Data Updates
Please provide the following updates, reflecting both your activities for the current performance period (see page 1 of this document) and your activities throughout the entire program (from October 1, 2009 through the end of the current performance period. Leveraged Volunteers  # of college students who served as leveraged volunteers  # of non-college student community members who served as leveraged volunteers  # of disadvantaged children and youth who served as leveraged volunteers  Total # of volunteers who served (college students, non-college student community members, and disadvantaged children/youth  Of these, approximately how many were Baby Boomers (if you do not track this, enter 0)  # of hours served by leveraged volunteers Resource Development  Dollar value of cash resources developed by AmeriCorps*VISTA members  Dollar value of non-cash resources developed by AmeriCorps*VISTA members Service Projects and Lessons  # of poverty-related service projects developed  # of poverty-related service projects implemented  # of poverty-related service-learning lessons developed  # of poverty-related service-learning lessons implemented Community Partnerships  # of community partnerships with K-12/community-based organizations developed and/or sustained Disadvantaged Youth/Mentoring  # of disadvantaged children and youth served through your program  # of youth with incarcerated parents served through your program  # of individuals mentored through your program Disaster Services  # of local disasters to which program volunteers have responded   # of leveraged volunteers who participated in disaster related service # of individual affected by disasters who your program assisted/ supported
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Independent Living Services  # of clients receiving independent living services through your program Non-Profit & Client Capacity Building (VISTA RECOVERY GRANTEES ONLY)  # of clients served  # of new services offered to clients  # of clients receiving employment & job skills training and counseling  # of clients placed in jobs as a result of training/counseling  # of clients receiving services related to financial planning/literacy  # of clients receiving services related to home foreclosures and housing assistance  # of clients who were able to remain in their housing

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B. Member and Site Supervisor Development
Please indicate the subject areas addressed in orientations, trainings or other technical assistance provided to AmeriCorps*VISTA members and/or Site Supervisors during this reporting period by checking the appropriate boxes below. Please do not include any trainings or events provided by Washington Campus Compact.
Professional Development Topic  On-site orientation  Community Outreach  Community Volunteer Generation/Recruitment  Effective Volunteer Management  Resource Mapping  Resource Development/Fundraising  Grant Writing  Organizational Development  Performance Measures  Tracking Systems  Information Technology  Developing On-Site Orientation & Training Plans  Other
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If you checked the “other” box, please list the additional professional development topics here.

C. Narratives
Challenges Describe any challenges encountered during this reporting period. Be sure to include whether challenges have been resolved, or, if they remain unresolved, the plans to address them.

Recruitment Please describe efforts made toward recruitment of AmeriCorps*VISTA members, if applicable. Include any best practices developed, or specific challenges faced. Please describe steps you are taking to ensure a smooth transition between outgoing and incoming AmeriCorps*VISTA members, if applicable.

Training/Technical Assistance Needs What type(s) of assistance can Washington Campus Compact provide to you and your organization at this time?

Partnership/Collaboration Development Are other Corporation and non-Corporation programs collaborating with the AmeriCorps*VISTA project on your campus? If so, please list the programs or organizations and briefly describe the collaborative activities.

Resource Development Describe the resources recorded in the Data updates section for this reporting period. The description should include the source and the use of each cash or non-cash donation. The description should also include the activities of community volunteers and the strategies used to leverage community volunteers. In addition, please identify the AmeriCorps*VISTA member(s) responsible for obtaining the resource.

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Describe specific organizational strategies that are in place to sustain the results of the project. What is your plan for transitioning your project away from AmeriCorps*VISTA resources? For your final report of your term of service, please include a summary describing project accomplishments and impacts during the past year that will remain in the community upon completion of the project, and how local residents and project beneficiaries have been involved in the implementation of the project. Other Accomplishments Describe in detail any additional project or member accomplishments that are not reported above. Include any awards received.

Stories Include stories that would best communicate to the public how AmeriCorps*VISTA members get things done in your community. Particularly helpful are stories that include numerical results and sustainable solutions.

Attachments and Links List the attachments, or links to documents, that will be submitted as part of the Progress Report. Examples of attachments include copies of press clippings, flyers, letters or other documents that relate to the members’ activities and accomplishments.

Signature of VISTA member: ____________________________________

Date: ___________

Signature of Site Supervisor: ____________________________________

Date: ___________

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