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Website About A storefront web portal for use in electronic collection of data (forms and reports) for federal grant-making agencies through the site. The official U.S. Government system that consolidated the capabilities of CCR/Fed Reg, ORCA and EPLS. It validates applicant information and electronically shares the secure and encrypted data with the federal agencies' finance offices to facilitate paperless payments through Electronic Funds Transfer (EFT). The SAM stores each applicant’s information, allowing to verify each applicant’s identity and to pre-fill applicant information on grant applications.
FedConnect A web portal that bridges the gap between government agencies and their vendor and grants applicant/recipient communities to streamline the process of doing business with the government. Through this portal one will be able to review opportunities and receive awards.
DUNS # A nine-digit number, issued by D&B, assigned to each business location in the D&B database, having a unique, separate, and distinct operation for the purpose of identifying them. The U.S. Office of Management and Budget (OMB), a United States federal agency, announced in the June 27, 2003 issue of the Federal Register (68 FR 38402) that a DUNS number would be required for all grant applicants for new or renewal awards submitted on or after October 1, 2003.
OSTI The DOE office that collects, preserves, and disseminates DOE-sponsored R&D results that are the outcomes of R&D projects or other funded activities at DOE labs and facilities nationwide and grantees at universities and other institutions.
PAMS A web-based system for managing proposals and reviews submitted to the DOE Office of Science. Proposals may come from grant applicants, DOE National Laboratories, and other Federal agencies. Reviews are the scientific and technical comments provided by merit reviewers who assist DOE staff in making recommendations about which proposals should receive Federal support. PAMS is based on a Government-Off-The-Shelf (GOTS) product in use at other agencies for grants management lifecycle support. PAMS External User Guide (PDF, 5.82MB)
SBIR/STTR The Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) program is a highly competitive program that encourages domestic small businesses to engage in Federal Research/Research and Development (R/R&D) that has the potential for commercialization. The Small Business Technology Transfer Research (STTR) is another program that expands funding opportunities in the federal innovation research and development (R&D) arena. Central to the program is expansion of the public/private sector partnership to include the joint venture opportunities for small businesses and nonprofit research institutions.
CFDA A government-wide compendium of Federal programs, projects, services, and activities that provide assistance or benefits to the American public. It contains financial and nonfinancial assistance programs administered by departments and establishments of the Federal government.