A formula grant is a type of mandatory grant that awarded using allocation criteria established in Federal statute.
Formula Financial Assistance Awards
A formula grant, unlike a discretionary grant, is awarded based on a formula that is set by Federal legislation. Recipients of formula grants are normally State, local, or U.S. territorial governments.
Frequently Asked Questions
What formula grant programs are administered by FWS?
Currently, the five formula grant programs administered by FWS are: Sport Fish Restoration, Wildlife Restoration and Basic Hunter Education, Enhanced Hunter Education and Safety, Wildlife Conservation and Restoration, and State Wildlife Grants (Non-competitive).