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FWS Financial and Business Management System (FBMS) Information 

This is a knowledge base (wiki) for FWS Financial Assistance Systems relating to FBMS. The information in this knowledge base is for individuals who have responsibilities related to FWS Financial Assistance programs. This includes agreements officers, program managers, grant specialists, and financial assistance partners and award recipients.

FBMS is an SAP-based, off-the-shelf enterprise resource planning system that integrates DOI’s financial management functions into a single system.  PRISM is a Compusearch product used within FBMS as the Contract and Financial Assistance Management System.

For FWS information on FBMS, please refer to the topics on the left navigation pane. If you are a FWS employee and have issues with FBMS, please send a helpdesk ticket to

The Systems Branch User Guides (left navigation pane) and FBMS Work instructions are your best resources as you navigate your way through SAP and PRISM to process financial assistance awards, grants and cooperative agreements.  If there is not a FAS user guide for a specific transaction/process, you will need to use the FBMS work instructions. The work instructions can be found on the FBMS Portal at > ACQUISTION/FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE tab > FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE tab > FA Help.

For a list of known PRISM issues and workarounds, please click here.

If you have questions, comments, or suggestions about the FA Wiki or any of its content, email them to us.

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