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For a quick overview of the Final Report in Beneficiary module, please view the eLearning video.
The National Agency will request the final beneficiary report. The primary contact of the beneficiary will receive a reminder notification email with the final report submission deadline. As of this moment it is possible for the beneficiary to submit the report.
If the report has not yet been submitted, the National Agency will send reminders on the project end date and 53 calendar days after the end date of the project. The latter is a default setting and your National Agency may adjust the timing and the content of the message to their needs.
The Final Beneficiary Report can be submitted when the project has the status Project Ongoing. Once the report is submitted, the project status changes to Submitted. It is recommended to check that all project data is up to date before submitting the report.
The report is filled in using a dedicated functionality from the Reports tab of your project. Please consult the page AGED How to complete and submit the final beneficiary report for details.
Once the beneficiary has filled in the report, they must submit it along with all required documents, via the Reports tab of the project in Beneficiary module.
After submission the project is locked and no more changes are allowed in the tool. The project status has now changed to Submitted.
The National Agency will now check if all necessary information and required documents have been included in the submitted report.
If the National Agency accepts the report, the assessment of the report will start. The project status remains Submitted.
The National Agency has 60 calendar days from report reception to either:
If the National Agency deems the report to be incomplete, a new report will be requested from the beneficiary. Details of the request for additional clarifications / documentation will be sent in a notification to the beneficiary by the National Agency. The project is reopened for changes by the beneficiary and its status is changed to Project Ongoing.
Reasons for requesting new report may be:
The rejection reason will be visible in the report history.
In such cases, the beneficiary can resubmit an updated beneficiary report, by either creating a completely new report or rework the previously submitted report, updating the submitted information. All previously submitted documents and any new documents must be re-attached to the report before it can be submitted.
If the report was submitted by a mistake, the National Agency has the option to cancel the submission in their project management system. The project is unlocked and its status changes to Project Ongoing. The cancellation reason will be visible in the report history.
In such scenario, the beneficiary can resubmit the beneficiary report, by either creating a completely new report or reworking the previously prepared report, updating the included information. All previously submitted documents and any new documents must be re-attached to the report before it can be submitted.
After the report is accepted, the National Agency will begin, or send the report to (external) experts for, the Report Assessment.
After the assessment of the final report is finished, the National Agency may accept the assessment.
The project status of your project remains Submitted.
If the experts/National Agency require additional information in relation to the report and/or standards have not been met, a new report will be requested. The details of the reasons for requesting a new report will be provided by the National Agency in their notification to the beneficiary. The reasons for requesting a new report may be:
At this point the report is unlocked for editing by the beneficiary in the project. The rejection reason will be visible in the report history.
In such cases, the beneficiary can resubmit the beneficiary report, by either creating a new completely new report or regenerating the previous report and update the information. All previously submitted documents and any new documents must be re-attached to the report before it can be submitted.
As a part of the assessment, the National Agency also verifies the project information recorded by the beneficiary in Beneficiary module, including the reported project budget.
After the National Agency has checked the project and the report assessment has been completed, and no further issues are encountered, the project is finalised. This implies that the National Agency approves the final report budget.
The project status for the beneficiary has now changed to finalised.
The project may also be terminated with eligible costs. This implies that the project stopped earlier than contractually agreed without any acceptable results, but with eligible costs.
In this case the beneficiary also has to provide project data (such as mobility activities, project results, multiplier events) and all other relevant information in a final report.
The beneficiary can submit the final beneficiary report to terminate the project with eligible costs at any time. The budget summary of the project is automatically updated.
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