Tag Archives: SAM.gov

Confusion Abounds Related to Unique Entity Identifier

One of the key technical corrections that the Office of Management and Budget and the Council on Financial Assistance Reform made in the revised uniform guidance was to remove references to the Dun and Bradstreet (D&B) Data Universal Numbering System…

LinkedInShare

A Word of Warning from SAM

While the late July/early August timeframe is a relatively quiet one for many companies as workers are out on their summer vacations, one entity is going strong — the System for Award Management, otherwise known as SAM.gov.

LinkedInShare

Are Computers Really Making Our Lives Easier?

If you have been one of our valued followers of this blog, you will have no doubt run across one of our many posts on the System for Award Management, otherwise known as SAM.gov. One thing we’ve tried to emphasize…

LinkedInShare

Here’s a Chance To Get To Know SAM a Little Better

With all the big hoohah in the grants community lately over OMB’s proposed grants reform guidance, one may have missed this nugget coming out of the General Services Administration, which could be very important to many of you out there.

LinkedInShare

What Should You Know about Registering with SAM?

No one ever said change was easy, and that certainly seems to be holding true for the System for Award Management, or SAM for short. We have spotlighted the delays in launching SAM in past blog posts, but now other…

LinkedInShare

A Semi-Answer to the SAM/EPLS Dilemma

It took a while, but I believe I have an answer to my question I asked in a blog post a couple of weeks ago related to SAM.gov and the now-defunct Excluded Parties List System. An answer, yes. Details, no.

LinkedInShare

Goodbye EPLS, Hello Controversy

Have you ever had a nagging question about something and then once you find out the answer, you realize you’ve gotten more than you bargained for? After writing my blog post yesterday on the General Services Administration’s new System for…

LinkedInShare

It’s Time to Welcome SAM!

I had scheduled this blog to run while I was on vacation last week, but a technical glitch has forced me to try again. The General Services Administration last week finally launched the first phases of the new System for Award…

LinkedInShare

Stuck on the Launching Pad

Upon turning on my computer Tuesday, I immediately typed in SAM.gov to find out what the new System for Award Management website would hold in store. The Government Services Administration, which is administering the site, had touted that it would…

LinkedInShare