Service Training and Technical Assistance (Generic Training)
To assist in the conservation of the Nation's natural resources by supporting and providing financial resources for training, meetings, workshops and conferences to promote the public's conservation awareness.
General information about this opportunity
Last Known Status
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Department of The Interior
Type(s) of Assistance Offered
B - Project Grants
Fish and Wildlife Act, 16 U.S.C. §742 et seq.; Fish and Wildlife Coordination Act, 16 U.S.C. §§661-666; Fish and Wildlife Improvement Act, 16 U.S.C. §753; and Endangered Species Act, 16 U.S.C. §1531 et seq.
Who is eligible to apply/benefit from this assistance?
Federal, State and local government agencies; Federally-recognized Tribal governments; private nonprofit institutions/organizations; public nonprofit institutions/ organizations; for profit organizations.
Federal, State and local government agencies; Federally-recognized Tribal governments; private nonprofit institutions/organizations; public nonprofit institutions/ organizations; general public.
What is the process for applying and being award this assistance?
Preapplication coordination is required. An environmental impact statement is required for this listing. An environmental impact assessment is required for this listing. Any applicable pre-application coordination or environmental impact information requirements will be detailed in the funding opportunities posted under this program on Grants.gov (http://www.grants.gov).
2 CFR 200, Uniform Administrative Requirements, Cost Principles, and Audit Requirements for Federal Awards applies to this program. A Standard Form (SF)424 and a written proposal should be submitted through Grants.gov or via hardcopy to the project office and include: a title, justification (including relevance to the Fish and Wildlife Service's priorities as outlined above), objectives, timeframe, and a budget breakdown. Note that the USFWS may circulate proposals to others for review. All Service financial assistance discretionary funding opportunities will be posted on www.Grants.gov.
Notification of an award is the issuance of a grant or cooperative agreement document by Awarding Official.
Approval/Disapproval Decision Time
This will vary based on the funding opportunity and will range between 3 and 6 months.
Applicant may revise and resubmit proposal for consideration.
Contact the headquarters or regional office.
How are proposals selected?
Programs within the Fish and Wildlife Service will review and evaluate all applications consistent with authorized Fish and Wildlife Service program purposes.
How may assistance be used?
Training and technical assistance are used to enhance public awareness and understanding of natural resource conservation and preservation. Projects may include natural resources related education, meetings, training, workshops, and conferences.
What are the requirements after being awarded this opportunity?
Performance reports are required. Recipients must monitor and report on project performance in accordance with the requirements in 2 CFR 200.328. A final performance report is due within 90 calendar days of the award period of performance end date, unless the awarding program approves a due date extension. The FWS details all reporting requirements including frequency and due dates in Notices of Award.
Recipients will maintain records in accordance with 2 CFR 200. Program-specific legislation/regulation may dictate additional records retention requirements. Program will detail all non-standard records retention requirements in the notice of award.
Other Assistance Considerations
Formula and Matching Requirements
Statutory formula is not applicable to this assistance listing.
Matching is voluntary. Statutory formulas and/or matching requirements may be applicable to activities funded under this CFDA. Any formulas or matching requirements will be specified in the funding opportunities posted under this program on Grants.gov.
MOE requirements are not applicable to this assistance listing.
Length and Time Phasing of Assistance
Varies by activity being funded, but typically funds are awarded for projects with a one year period of performance. Recipients request funds in accordance with 2 CFR 200, Subpart E-Cost Principles, unless otherwise dictated by program-specific legislation or special award terms. Program will include any special payment terms and conditions in the notice of award.
Who do I contact about this opportunity?
Regional or Local Office
Contact Information related to each funding opportunity under this program will be stated in the funding opportunities posted on Grants.gov (http://www.grants.gov).
Policy Branch, Financial Assistance Support and Oversight Division
Wildlife and Sport Fish Restoration Program, 5275 Leesburg Pike, MS-WSFR
Falls Church, VA 22041-3803 US
(Project Grants (Discretionary)) FY 18$358,721.00; FY 19 est $0.00; FY 20 est $0.00; FY 17$2,540,119.00; - This program is no longer issuing awards. The CFDA remains active to allow the Service to close all currently open awards and report any associated amendments to government-wide systems that require the identification of an active CFDA number as a key reporting element.
Range and Average of Financial Assistance
Range and average varies by program activity.
Regulations, Guidelines and Literature
Acceptance of a Federal Financial Assistance award from the Department of the Interior (DOI) carries with it the responsibility to be aware of and comply with the terms and conditions of award per https://www.doi.gov/pam/programs/financial_assistance/TermsandConditions
Examples of Funded Projects