Glossary of Terms, Acronyms and Definitions


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Target Date

The deadline when you plan to complete this objective and must be within the overall grant start and end dates.

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The ending for a Federal award, in whole or in part at any time prior to the planned end of period of performance.  A lack of available funds is not a termination.

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Third Party In-Kind

Third-party in-kind contributions means the value of non-cash contributions (i.e., property or services) that- (a) Benefit a federally assisted project or program; and (b) Are contributed by non-Federal third parties, without charge, to a non-Federal entity under a Federal award.

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Tribal Historic Preservation Office

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The "Timeline" is a critical element in the Project Statement which describes an estimated schedule of significant milestones and any accomplishments in completing a project.

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Tracking and Reporting Actions for Conservation of Species (TRACS)

Tracking and Reporting Actions for Conservation of Species (TRACS) is a geospatial tracking, reporting and decision‐support tool that demonstrates the effectiveness of grants administered by the Wildlife and Sport Fish Restoration (WSFR) Program of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS).

Entry link: Tracking and Reporting Actions for Conservation of Species (TRACS)


The group which is the primary agency responsible for the grant proposal at the lowest level.

Entry link: TRACS Group


Tribal Wildlife Grants

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