Glossary of Terms, Acronyms and Definitions
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Federal Assistance Award Data System.
Federal Aid Coordinator or Federal Audit Clearinghouse
Federal Award Identification Number
Financial Assistance Interior Regulation.
Fair Housing Act
The Federal Fair Housing Act, instituted in 1968, pertains to discrimination in the property sales, lending and renting arenas. This law prohibits discrimination based upon familial status, sex, national origin, religion, race, color, disability and military status.
Federal Awardee Performance and Integrity Information System
Financial and Business Management System - A functionality-driven SAP solution designed to incorporate the majority of the Department of Interior's financial management functions into one system, eliminating DOI and bureau-specific systems.
An “agency” as defined at 5 U.S.C. 551(1) and further clarified by 5 U.S.C. 552(f).
Federal Aid Information Management System (FAIMS)
An integrated computer based management system used to administer WSFR Program grants, which was decommissioned in 2012.