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.
Due to COVID-19, in-person training classes have been postponed due to social gathering and public health and safety concerns. Please check back on a regular basis for future virtual and in-person training classes.
Ryan Oster - WSFR Training Program Coordinator
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service - Wildlife & Sport Fish Restoration Program
Division of Financial Assistance Support and Oversight - Systems & Training Branch