Working in REEport

Currently (March 14, 2022), REEport is used only for initiating and reporting on USDA/NIFA competitive grant projects.

A REEport Users Manual can be found here: REEport User Manual | National Institute of Food and Agriculture (

When you receive a new grant and/or need to report on a current grant, you will be asked to enter information in the REEport system. To get started, login to REEport.

  • Scroll to the bottom of the page to “Active Applications” and select “REEport (SAES – Iowa State University).
  • Select the appropriate section from the navigation bar: "Project Initiation", "Progress Report", or "Final Report".
  • You'll find your report shell or initiation shell in the “Draft” folders.
  • Select any underlined text to open the report/initiation and enter your information.
  • There is nothing to enter on the Cover page – move on (select “Next”) to participants.
  • Always use "Next" and "Previous" to move from page to page in your report. This SAVES your work.
    • If you need to save your work and return later, you can do that.
  • For instructions on what is required in each field, click on the blue question mark next to each field.
  • When finished, click “Submit for Review.” AES will then review and submit the report to NIFA.

If you have questions or encounter issues, contact

Please write for an educated but non-scientific audience. Keep in mind that not only scientists, but administrators, state and federal officials, and legislative officials read and use these reports. They are made available to the public worldwide via NIFA. The quality and timeliness of the report reflects strongly on the research, the investigator(s), and the institution, and has a decided influence on State and Federal levels of research funding.