The WRRI (Water Resources Research Institutes) 


National Competitive

The WRRI (Water Resources Research Institutes) Version of the Integrated Proposal and Evaluation Tracking Tool (IPETT) is designed by USGS to support the organization, reviewing and collection of deliverables for the scientific community. Our focus is to provide flexible workflows that facilitate the grant collection, review and approval process.


Integrated Proposal and Evaluation Tracking Tool (IPETT)

Project Owner: Gail Montgomery

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Registration

To gain access to IPETT you need to register one of the following:

Department of Interior employee 

Department of Interior employees can log in to IPETT with their Active Directory credentials. Access to IPETT should be sent to you in the first correspondence or send request to ipettsupport@sciencebase.gov.

Non- DOI (Department of Interior employee) 

Logging In

DOI users

Non-DOI users

Forgotten Passwords

RFP (Request for Proposals) Setup

Once you are logged in to IPETT the house icon in the navigation bar will take you back to the main landing page where you will have access to RFP list, New RFP, Proposal List, New Proposal, Proposal Review List, Criteria, Institutions, all Contacts, Principal Investigators and Reviewers.

Criteria, Institutions, all Contacts, Principal Investigators and Reviewers should all be added in detail before starting an RFP or proposal. All of these areas are drop down selections within the setup RFP and Proposal forms. You find them under the Manage section of the landing page https://www.sciencebase.usgs.gov/ipett/.

Adding a new contact, PI and Reviewer:

Note: All fields that are required are indicated by *.

You can add and edit PI’s, reviewers and Contacts through all Contacts.

On the home page under Manage

Adding a new Principal Investigator:

On the home page under Manage

Note: All fields that are required are indicated by *.

Adding a new institution:

On the home page under Manage

Note: All fields that are required are indicated by *.

Adding a new criteria:

On the home page under Manage

Note: All fields that are required are indicated by *.

Reviewers List:

On the home page under Manage

Note: You can only view Reviewers List. To add reviewers, add through all Contacts.

Viewing and editing an existing Contact:

 

Creating an RFP (Request for Proposals)

 

Editing an RFP

WARNING: This will delete all Proposals/Projects associated with this RFP! 

To Edit the RFP

To Delete the RFP

WARNING: This will delete all Proposals/Projects associated with this RFP!

To make changes:

RFP Stages

Note: The stages are in sequential order. Each stage must have the previous stage completed to move on. Access though RFP list and specific RFP you are moving.

1 - Setup - setup in progress.

2 - Proposal Submissions - At this stage you are able to submit proposals.

To start Proposal submissions:

3 - Submissions Verification – All proposals need to be registered or canceled.

To start Submissions Verification:

4 - Individual Review - All submissions are verified.

To start Individual Review:

5 - Review Verification – All individual reviews are complete.

To start Review Verification:


6 - Group Review - All proposals are registered and individual reviews are completed and verified.

To start Group Review:

To see the Group Review Show page:

7 - Admin Review - Final admin review.

To start Admin Review:

8 - Projects Live - All projects on-going.

To move to Projects Live:

9 - Closed ■ - All projects are closed or completed.

To move to Closed:

10 - Cancelled ■ – Entering this will cancel all proposals associated with the RFP.

To cancel:

Adding a Proposal to an RFP

To access the Create Proposal digital form there are two ways:

Note: The auto populated RFP will be based on the most recent fiscal year. Only RFP’s that are open to receive submissions will display in the dropdown. You will need to change to the RFP you wish to add a proposal.

Create your proposal by uploading a Zip file.

Note: All fields that are required are indicated by *.

Adding expected Deliverables to a Proposal

Note: All fields that are required are indicated by *.

Editing a Proposal

Reviewing Proposals

Individual Review

Group Review

Adding Deliverables to a Proposal

Deliverable Review

Proposal stages

Note: Access though Proposal list and specific Proposal you are moving.