In general, parties that are considering applying for Stimulus Act funding for their project must preregister at the following websites: 

  • Applicants must obtain a Dun and Bradstreet Universal Numbering System number (DUNS)
    DUNS website:
  • Applicants must register with the Central Contractor Registration (CCR) 
    CCR website:
  • Applicants must register with FedConnect to submit their application. 
    FedConnect website:

Numerous parties have reported that these websites may take several days to process registration requests.  As such, I recommend that you register immediately if you are considering federal funding as a component of your project.

If you have trouble completing your registration in time for an application deadline, please use the following phone numbers to inquire about your registration status:

  • DUNS Customer Assistance: 1-800-234-3867
  • CCR Assistance Center: 1-888-227-2423
  • FedConnect Support: 1-800-899-6665