Organization/Organization Representative Registration

Your organization must be registered in all of the following systems.

System

How Do I get Started?

How Long Does It Take?

Dun & Bradstreet - Organization Registration

Dun & Bradstreet will assign a unique nine-digit Dun & Bradstreet Universal Numbering System (DUNS) identification number to your organization to be used with all other registrations. Learn more.

 

Submit a request at: http://fedgov.dnb.com/webform Link to Non-U.S. Government Site - Click for Disclaimer

 

1-2 business days (U.S); Up to 5 days (non-U.S.)

eRA Commons - Organization Registration

eRA Commons is an online interface where grant applicants, grantees and federal staff can access and share grant-related administrative information. Learn more.

 

Follow steps on: https://public.era.nih.gov/commons/
public/registration/registrationInstructions.jsp
 

10 business days

System for Award Management (SAM) - Organization Registration

SAM is a system required by the federal government to collect information on organizations applying for grants and contracts. Learn more.

Submit a registration request at: https://www.sam.gov Link to Non-U.S. Government Site - Click for Disclaimer

7-10 business days; longer if  EIN (U.S.) or NCAGE (non-U.S.) needs to be obtained

Grants.gov - Organization Registration

Grants.gov is a website for finding and applying to funding opportunities from all federal agencies. Learn more.

Follow Grants.gov's steps for registering as an organization at: http://www.grants.gov/web/grants/
applicants/organization-registration.html
Link to Non-U.S. Government Site - Click for Disclaimer

1 business day or more (depends on responsiveness of your EBiz POC)

Small Business Administration (SBA) - Small Businesses Organization Registration Only

All Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) and Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) applicants are required to register with the SBA Company Registry. Learn more.

Begin the process at: https://www.sbir.gov/registration Link to Non-U.S. Government Site - Click for Disclaimer

1-2 business days