RFR (Research Financial Reporting)

The Office of Research Financial Reporting (RFR) provides internal and external sponsored financial management reporting and ad hoc reporting.  RFR oversees the quarterly expenditure review and electronic certification (eCertification) process and manages sponsored revenue recognition as well as sponsored data governance and stewardship.  

RFR provides quarterly and annual management reports to the Board of Trustees, University Senior Management, Dean of Research, Budget Office, Controller's Office, Office of Development, Office of Government and Community Relations, schools and departments.

RFR also prepares and submits the A-133 Scheduled of Expenditure of Federal Awards for external auditors and publishing on the Federal Audit Clearing House.

Annual Sponsored Projects Report

View the Annual Sponsored Projects Report

NSF Higher Education R&D Statistics

View NSF Higher Education R&D Statistics


Go to eCertification Site



3160 Porter Drive Suite 100
Palo Alto, CA 94304-8445
United States


Marilou Hemenway, Director
ecert-support@mailman.stanford.edu (for help with ecertification)
Maryland Hastie, Certification Program Manager