In response to your question about the report, I would suggest making a new tab and tab link where you can have a screen that runs your reports for you. This will allow you to set permissions for the tabs to only reports based on the Contacts table. You would need customization to change the filter and view more reports. I believe you may run into issues because the rest of the steps are meant to manage Contacts reports and no other table.
Customize -> Tabs and follow the steps ontop of the section. To
To create a new tab, go to
If you haven't already taken advantage of the free hour offered to new customers, please contact your Account Manager to set up an appointment. They can help you create this new screen.