Required Credentials for All Applicants

All grant applications for funding from the Governor's Crime Commission submitted via the Grant Enterprise Management System (GEMS) require the below credentials.


The NCID Service is the standard identity management and access service provided to state, local, business and citizen users by the Office of Information Technology Services. NCID enables its customers to achieve an elevated degree of security and access control to real-time resources such as customer based applications and information retrieval.  All applicant agency's Authorizing Official and Financial Officer will be required to approve applications for submission through GEMS.   They must have an active NCID to log into GEMS.  NCID accounts may be obtained via

DUNS Number:

For government contracts and credit, the D-U-N-S number was adopted as the standard business identifier for U.S. federal electronic commerce and is used widely by the United Nations and the European Commission, too. The data is used to track how federal money is distributed and, since 1998, has been the official government contract identification code for all suppliers and activities.  Applicants must have a DUNNS Number which may be obtained via

SAM Registration:

SAM (System for Award Management) registration is required for all applicants and has taken the place of registration in CCR (Central Contractor Registration).  If an applicant had an active record in CCR, that applicant has an active record in SAM. Applicants not previously registered in CCR should register in SAM prior to applying for a grant through the Governor's Crime Commission. SAM information may be found at