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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.

 

Essential Forms
CERF Application Template - English (Word - January 2013), French (Word - July 2013)
CERF Budget Tool (Excel - January 2013)
Request for No-Cost Extension and/or Reprogramming (Word - February 2012) 
Request for Redeployment of Funds (Excel - January 2013)
Request for Redeployment of Funds (Excel - November 2011)

 

Basic Information
Role of the Coordination and Response Division in the Development and Review of CERF Grant Applications (PDF - January 2011)
Role of OCHA Country Offices in the Development, Review and Management of CERF Grant Applications (PDF - January 2011)
Role of OCHA Regional Offices in the Development, Review and Management of CERF Grant Applications (PDF - January 2011)
CERF Life-Saving Criteria - English | French | Spanish (PDF - January 2010)

 

How to Apply to CERF
CERF Funding for Common Emergency Safety and Security (PDF - August 2012)
CERF Guidance on No-Cost Extension, Reprogramming and Budget Modifications (PDF - November 2011)
CERF Funding for Emergency Information and Communications Technology Equipment and Services (PDF - June 2011)
CERF Rapid Response Window: Procedures and Criteria (PDF - September 2011)
CERF Underfunded Emergency: Procedures and Criteria (PDF - January 2010)
CERF Funding for UN Humanitarian Air Services (PDF - December 2009)

 

Administration and Finance
Income and Expenditure Statement Template - Projects Approved Prior to 2013 (Excel)
Income and Expenditure Statement Template - Projects Approved After 1 January 2013 (Excel)
CERF Administration (PPT - November 2007)
CERF Umbrella Letter of Understanding - Retroactive version (Word - April 2011)
CERF Umbrella Letter of Understanding - Non-retroactive version (Word - April 2011)
PSC Calculation Guidance (Word)

 

Reporting
Guidelines to the annual HQ reporting exercise (PDF)
Reporting guidelines 2013 - English (PDF - September 2013)
Reporting template 2013 - English (PDF - September 2013)
Annex 1 for the reporting template 2013 - English (Excel - September 2013)
Reporting template 2013 - French (PDF - October 2013)
Annex 1 for the reporting template 2013 - French (Excel - October 2013)
Change of RC-HC CERF Reporting Schedule (PDF - September 2013)
Proposed In-Country RC-HC CERF Reporting Process (PDF - September 2013)

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, Mads Oberlin Frandsen (frandsen@un.org) or Michael Jensen (jensen7@un.org). The CERF secretariat will be available at any time to help you successfully complete this process.