Guidance and Templates

The main purpose of this section is to present various guidance and templates that are needed for the CERF process. For a quick guide to the various CERF reporting requirements, please see the Reporting Overview.

 

Application templates

CERF Application Template (English | French)

Chapeau only | Project part only in English

Chapeau only | Project part only in French

CERF Rapid Response Window: Procedures and Criteria

CERF Underfunded Emergencies Window: Procedures and Criteria

CERF Life-Saving Criteria - English | French | Spanish (PDF - January 2010)

CERF Budget Tool 2013 (Excel - January 2013)

Identifying priorities in the field

Guidance: No Cost Extensions and Reprogramming of Funds

No-Cost Extensionsand Reprogramming Request From

Redeployment of Funds Request From

CERF loan budget template and guidance 2013
CERF loan LOU template

 

Various Guidance

CERF Life-Saving Criteria - English | French | Spanish (PDF - January 2010)

CERF Guidance on Common Services - ICT | SECURITY | UNHAS

Pooled Funds Complementary Guidance (November 2013)

Communicating the Fraudulent Use of CERF Funds (July 2015)
Best Practices to Accelerate Implementation of CERF Projects (October 2014)
CERF Monitoring Guidance (March 2016)
Optional Interim Update Template (March 2016)

 

RC/HC reporting (Grant Reports)*

RC-HC Reporting Guidelines

RC-HC Report Template ENGLISH

RC-HC CERF Report Template Annex 1 ENGLISH

RC-HC Report Template FRENCH

RC-HC CERF Report Template Annex 1 FRENCH

Change of RC-HC CERF Reporting Schedule (PDF - September 2013)

Proposed in-country RC-HC CERF Reporting Process

CERF After Action Review Guidance (PDF - January 2014)
Grant Reports

* Please note that a tailored and pre-populated template will be mailed to each RC/HC one month prior to grant expiration. Therefore, please only use the above 'clean' template as guidance. If you have any questions, do not hesitate to contact Process Coordinator, Fabrizio Cesaretti (cesaretti@un.org) or Michael Jensen (jensen7@un.org). The CERF secretariat will be available at any time to help you successfully complete this process.

 

Annual agency reports

Annual Agency HQ CERF Report

 

Financial reporting

Income and Expenditure Statement Template - Projects Approved Prior to 2013 (Excel)

Income and Expenditure Statement Template - Projects Approved After 1 January 2013 (Excel)

PSC Calculation Guidance (Word)

 

CERF TRAINING: Q & A WITH THE ERC

CERF Training: Q & A with ERC