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Quick Clicks: What Is the Unique Entity Identifier (UEI)? by Grants Gov

Quick Clicks: What Is the Unique Entity Identifier (UEI)? is a FREE course courtesy of Grants Gov

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The Unique Entity Identifier, or the UEI, is the official name of the “new, non-proprietary identifier” that will replace the D-U-N-S® number beginning in December 2020, according to the General Services Administration (GSA). The UEI will be requested in, and assigned by, the System for Award Management (SAM.gov).

How will the UEI be used by Federal Grant applicants?

Applicants can expect to use the UEI in the same way that they currently use their D-U-N-S® number. For example, with the upcoming March release, Grants.gov will be changing system fields that are currently labeled “DUNS” to “UEI”. (Applicants will continue using their D-U-N-S® number in this field until further notice.) Form fields will be updated to include UEI fields at a later time.

Learn more at https://grantsgovprod.wordpress.com/ and gsa.gov/entityid

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