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 Word - January 2013, French Word - July 2013)

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)

Cheat Sheet on CERF, CAP and Flash Appeals (PDF - November 2008)

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

 

Background information

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

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)

 

RC/HC reporting (Grant Reports)*

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)

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, Victoria Sun (sunv@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)