Grants.gov Glossary, Links, and Resources

Grants.gov Glossary

  • Authorized Organization Representative (AOR): A person authorized by your Ebiz POC to submit applications to Grants.gov.

  • Central Contractor Registry (CCR): Institutions receiving any type of award from the federal government must register with CCR.

  • DUNS Number: DUNS stands for "data universal numbering system." DUNS numbers are issued by Dun and Bradstreet (D&B) and consist of nine digits. If your institution does not have one, call 1-866-705-5711 to receive one free of charge.

  • E-Business Point of Contact (Ebiz POC): Person who will designate which staff members can submit applications through Grants.gov. When you register with CCR, your institution will be asked to designate an Ebiz POC.

  • M-PIN: Password used by your Ebiz POC to designate which staff members can submit applications to Grants.gov.

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