In order to safeguard
the security of your electronic information, Grants.gov utilizes
E-Authentication – the Federal program that ensures secure
E-Authentication defines the level of trust or trustworthiness
of the parties involved in a transaction through the use of Credential
Providers. It is the process of determining, with certainty, that
someone really is who they claim to be.
The Credential Provider for Grants.gov is Operational Research
Consultants (ORC). When you register with ORC, you will receive
a username and password which you will need to Register with Grants.gov
as an Authorized Organization Representative (AOR). As an AOR, you
will be authorized to submit grant applications through Grants.gov
on behalf of your organization. Note that the eBusiness Point of
Contact for your organization will need to assign these rights to
you once you have registered with Grants.gov.
Registering with a Credential Provider is a simple process. Access Credential
Provider to register. If you have any questions about obtaining
credentials, please contact us at email@example.com.
Note: Grants.gov currently supports associating only one DUNS number per credential. A future enhancement is planned to provide the ability to assign multiple DUNS numbers to a credential.
Guidance on this process is included in the Tutorial, User Guide
and Help sections of this site. Just access the
Customer Support tab, or click the Help button above for assistance.