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.
|Basic Grants Management (BGM)||Instructor-led|
|Project Leaders Course (PLC)||Instructor-led|
Distance Learning and Online Courses
estimated 6-8 hours
Learn about the Wildlife and Sport Fish Restoration program history and its legacy of conservation
estimated 30 - 45 minutes
Learn all phases of a WSFR grant through traversing the grant management process in a game board format
estimated 20-30 minutes
|Online Virtual Learning Series||Type||Duration|
|This tutorial explains how safety margins are calculated and provides BMPs for recipients to minimize the potential for reverting WSFR program funds.||Online||26 minutes|
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 the written script for this video.
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.
Scheduled National Training Events
May 21 - 24, 2018 - Basic Grants Management (BGM) Course at NCTC in Shepherdstown, West Virginia (Travel days are Sunday, May 20, and Friday, May 25)
June 4 - 7, 2018 - Advanced Grants Management - Sacramento, California
September 10 - 13, 2018 - Basic Grants Management (BGM) Course, Lakewood, Colorado
Contact us about your grant management training needs.
WSFR Training Calendar
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
Division of Wildlife and Sport Fish Restoration Program
698 Conservation Way
Shepherdstown, WV 25543
Acting Chief, Training Branch