ASAP Blackout Period
ATTENTION U.S. FISH AND WILDLIFE SERVICE (FWS) RECIPIENTS ALC 14160006: To close out the Federal fiscal year 2016, FWS will be suspending all open ASAP accounts effective 5:00 p.m. MDT (7:00 p.m. EDT) September 23 through September 30, 2016. Accounts will be available October 3, 2016. All recipients should withdraw the necessary funding for that period on or before September 23, 2016. Recipients are eligible to advance funds to cover costs from September 24 to September 30, 2016. For questions relating to the awards, please contact the FWS Project Officer identified on your notice of award.
Notice on ASAP System Changes
Effective December 31, 2015, there will be a change to the minimum computer and internet browser requirements for all ASAP Federal Agency and Recipient Organization users. Any computer accessing ASAP.gov will need to use an operating system and internet browser that supports Transport Layer Security (TLS) 1.2. Any visitors to ASAP.gov using Windows XP or Windows Vista computer system will no longer be able to access ASAP.gov. This could require updating the internet browser version or changing the security policies on workstations. Click here for additional information.
Automated Standard Application for Payments (ASAP) Information
This is a knowledge base (wiki) for FWS Financial Assistance Systems relating to ASAP. 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.
- 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, please refer to the topics on the left navigation pane. If you are a recipient and have issues with your ASAP enrollment please email email@example.com.
If the topics did not address your concerns, please send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org with the following information:
Person to Contact:
ASAP Recipient ID:
FBMS Award Numbers (ask your Service Project Officer for this information):
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