IDIS Guides, Tools, and Webinars for the ESG Program

Guides, tools, webinars, and other resources are provided to assist Emergency Solutions Grants Program (ESG) grantees in using the Integrated Disbursement and Information System (IDIS).

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Guides and Training Manuals

Using IDIS Online for the Emergency Solutions Grants (ESG) Program

These instructions explain how to set up the ESG project and activities correctly in IDIS.

Date Published: February 2018

IDIS Online Reports User Guide 

This manual provides instructions for generating MicroStrategy reports using IDIS.

Date Published: September 2015

Tools and Templates

IDIS Navigation Tips 

This document summarizes navigation tips for using IDIS.

Date Published: September 2011

IDIS Data Dictionary – Draft 

This is the data dictionary for IDIS.

Date Published: March 2012

IDIS Local Administrative Rights

 This document provides a description of Local Administrator rights in IDIS. 

Date Published: June 2012

Webinars

Emergency Solution Grants Program: ESG Program Grant Life Cycle in IDIS Webinar

The ESG Program Grant Life Cycle in IDIS is the third of a three-part webinar series on the topic of financial management for the Emergency Solutions Grants (ESG) program. This webinar provides a high-level overview of the ESG grant life cycle and the major benchmarks along the way. The presentation clarifies how the different stages of the ESG grant life cycle are integrated across IDIS, the eCon Planning Suite, Line of Credit Control System (LOCCS), and Homeless Management Information System (HMIS) over the course of a single ESG grant.

This presentation builds upon the following two webinars:

Date Published: November 2016

Emergency Solution Grants Program: Revising IDIS Vouchers for the ESG Program Webinar

This webinar provide an overview of how recipients can use IDIS for effective financial management of their Emergency Solutions Grants program. This presentation builds upon the Emergency Solutions Grants Program: Using IDIS for Financial Management webinar and provides more in depth guidance about using IDIS data for ESG financial management, specifically reviewing how to revise vouchers and use the PR-91 ESG Subrecipient Vouchers Report.

Date Published: July 2016

Emergency Solutions Grants Program: Using IDIS for Financial Management Webinar

This introductory webinar reviews the implementation of Grant Based Accounting principles for ESG, highlights the key ESG financial management capabilities of IDIS data, identifies the components of ESG financial management reports in IDIS, and begins to explain how recipients can use these reports for financial management of the ESG program.

Date Published: July 2015

Using IDIS Online for the Emergency Solutions Grants Program Webinar

This webinar, held on December 6, 2011 as part of the Ready, SET, Go! webinar series, provides an introduction on the use of the Integrated Disbursement and Information System (IDIS) online for the Emergency Solutions Grants (ESG) program.

Date Published: December 2011