$SRNE you only register for sam.gov/SAM/ to apply for federal contracts. They already were signed up in sam.gov/SAM/ but it became active as of today. This is where you would apply for grants. This is not telling us they received anything but it is a good sign. System for Award Management What is SAM? The System for Award Management (SAM) (sam.gov/SAM/) is a government run site that serves as a central registration point for government contractors.