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The Northwest Native APEX Accelerator is a partnership with DoD. And together, we have curated this list of resources to help you stay up to date. Visit with a APEX Accelerator advisor if you need any assistance understanding these resources or responding to solicitations.

The unique entity identifier used in has changed. On April 4, 2022, the unique entity identifier used across the federal government changed from the DUNS Number to the Unique Entity ID (generated by

  • The Unique Entity ID is a 12-character alphanumeric ID assigned to an entity by
  • As part of this transition, the DUNS Number has been removed from
  • Entity registration, searching, and data entry in now require use of the new Unique Entity ID.
  • Existing registered entities can find their Unique Entity ID by following the steps here.
  • New entities can get their Unique Entity ID at and, if required, complete an entity registration.

Certification Programs

The list below provides links to State and Federal Certification Programs. Check with your tribe, city and county offices for local postings. 

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