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Payments to Financial Assistance (FA) Recipients - Automated Standard Application for Payments (ASAP) or Waivers Information

This is a knowledge base (wiki) for FWS Financial Assistance Systems relating to ASAP and ASAP waivers. 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.

 
The FWS uses ASAP to make payments to recipients for financial assistance awards.  ASAP is a Federal-wide system used by State and local governments, non-profits, universities, as well as individuals to draw funds for awards received through FWS and other Federal agencies.

ASAP:

  • Eliminates the requirement for SF-270, Request for Advance or Reimbursement, or SF-271, Outlay Report and Request for Reimbursement for Construction Programs;
  • Eliminates the need for invoices and detailed receipts;
  • Makes funds available to recipients so they reduce the time between doing the work and getting paid for it; and
  • Is available to anyone who has access to a computer with Internet service
     

For FWS information on ASAP and ASAP waivers, please refer to the topics on the left navigation pane. If you are a recipient and have issues with your ASAP enrollment please email fwhqfas@fws.gov.

If the topics did not address your concerns, please send an email to fwhqfas@fws.gov with the following information:

Recipient Name: 
Person to Contact:
Phone Number:
ASAP Recipient ID:
FBMS Award Numbers (ask your Service Project Officer for this information):
Description of Error Message: Please be very specific. Provide a screen shot if possible.

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