DUNS Number

Does my organization need a Duns Number? How does an organization obtain one?
The applicant must provide a DUNS number with their application. Organizations should verify that they have a DUNS number, or take the steps necessary to obtain one, as soon as possible. Applicants can receive a DUNS number at no cost by calling the dedicated toll-free DUNS number request line at (866) 705-5711 or on the web at the D&B Government Customer Response Center. They claim that it takes one business day.

When getting a DUNS Number, what is the CFDA Number and what should I answer when prompted for the funding I am applying for?
The Catalogue of Federal Domestic Assistance (CFDA) number for the application is 97.008. Simply state UASI-NSGP when prompted for the type of funding.