The corporation must create a User Account and register at the federal System Awards Management webpage https://www.sam.gov/portal/SAM/#1.
The applicant(s) must form a new Arizona nonprofit corporation or be a part of an existing Arizona nonprofit corporation. http://www.azcc.gov/ Click the eCorp Click the File Articles of Incorporation are at the following Arizona Corporation Commission (ACC) website: http://www.azcc.gov/Divisions/Corporations/forms/starpas/formsSTPS/C011-Articles-of-Incorporation-Nonprofit.pdf?d=665 Follow the instructions to fill out and submit the necessary information to the ACC.
If the corporation is new, it will need to obtain a Data Universal Numbering System (DUNS) number. http://www.dnb.com/duns-number.html. Without completing these tasks, the corporation will be unable to enter the Grants Management Enterprise (GME) website and be unable to apply.