A formula grant is a type of mandatory grant that awarded using allocation criteria established in Federal statute.


Formula Financial Assistance Awards


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Overview


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. 

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Authorities


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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). 

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Learning Aids


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Related Pages


Mandatory Grant

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Resources


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References


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