The federal government is transitioning from the Data Universal Numbering System (DUNS) to a new Unique Entity Identifier (UEI) through the SAM.gov system. This new UEI is required of state, regional, and local agencies, along with nonprofit organizations who receive federal funding. The new UEI is also required of subgrantees of state, regional, and local agencies.
Beginning in April 2022, all organizations applying for funding from our agency will be required to have a UEI from SAM.gov. We encourage all organizations who are planning to apply for future funding to apply for a new UEI before April 4, 2022. The process of obtaining a UEI is free of charge.
Individuals applying for our funding do not need to create a UEI.
Here is a video from SAM.gov about the transition.