Welcome to the WSFR Training
The purpose of the WSFR Training Program is to provide national training to develop basic and specialized grants management knowledge and skills resulting in the consistent and sensible application of regulations, processes, and decisions in the WSFR grant programs.
WSFR training courses inform and equip state and federal grant management staff members to deal effectively with grant management processes and issues.
The Training Program also maintains the online WSFR Toolkit for grant managers and grantees.
Distance Learning and Online Courses
estimated 6-8 hours
estimated 30 - 45 minutes
estimated 20-30 minutes
|Online through DOI Talent||Self-paced estimated 3 hours|
|Online Virtual Learning Series||Type||Duration|
This tutorial explains how safety margins in the Wildlife Restoration (WR), Sport Fish Restoration (SFR), and State Wildlife Grants (SWG) financial assistance programs are calculated, as well as provides best management practices for recipients to minimize the potential for reverting funds under these programs.
This tutorial explains how applicants of U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service financial assistance programs should complete the SF-424A when applying for non-construction grants and cooperative agreements. Click here to download a written version of the SF-424A tutorial.
This tutorial explains how recipients of U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service awards should complete the SF-425 when reporting on the financial status of Federal and matching funds under financial assistance grants and cooperative agreements. Click here to download a written version of the SF-425 tutorial.
Note: When viewing the on-line courses on a PC, it may be necessary to adjust your screen size depending on the web browser you use. For tablet users, it is best to open the URL link on your tablet and create a Bookmark on the Home Screen. Then click on the Home Screen bookmark to open the course.
Schedule of FY 2020 National Training Events
Advanced Grants Management (Shepherdstown, WV.): October 7-10, 2019
Basic Grants Management (Lakewood, CO.): October 28-31, 2019
Project Leaders Course (Reno, NV.): November 5-6, 2019
Project Leaders Course (St. Petersburg, FL.): November 19-20, 2019
Project Leaders Course (Baton Rouge, LA.): December 17-18, 2019
Hybrid Basic/Advanced Grants Management (Guam): January 14,17, 2020
Lands Grants Management (Portland, OR.): February 4-6, 2020
Lands Grants Management (Atlanta, GA.): February 19-21, 2020
Lands Grants Management (Phoenix, AZ.): March 4-5, 2020
Lands Grants Management (Hadley, MA.): March 24-26, 2020 (Postponed) Basic Grants Management (Shepherdstown, WV.): May 18-21, 2020 (Cancelled) Advanced Grants Management (Sacramento, CA.): June 8-11, 2020 (Cancelled) Lands Grants Management (Sacramento, CA.): July 14-16, 2020 (Postponed) Project Leaders Course (Springfield, IL.): July 28-29, 2020 (Postponed) Basic Grants Management (Lakewood, CO.): September 14-17, 2020 (Cancelled) Lands Grants Management (Shepherdstown, WV.): September 29 - October 1, 2020 (Postponed) Advanced Grants Management (Shepherdstown, WV): October 26 - 29, 2020 (Cancelled)
Lands Grants Management (Hadley, MA): November 17 - 19, 2020 (online delivery)
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
Division of Wildlife and Sport Fish Restoration Program
698 Conservation Way
Shepherdstown, WV 25543
Manager, Financial Assistance Systems and Training Branch