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 Templates: Chapeau and Agency Project Proposal [ English | French ]
               Download Instructions  [ English | French ]
               Agency Project Proposal Guidelines [ English | French
               Budget Template Guidance and Examples [ English ]

Various Guidance 


RC/HC Reporting (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 Coordinators, Shelley Cheatham ( for Rapid Response or Jessica Bowers Kiyanja ( for Underfunded or Mads Frandsen ( The CERF secretariat will be available at any time to help you successfully complete this process.

Annual Agency Reports


Financial Reporting