The Procurement Technical Assistance Program (PTAP)
The PTACs have a local presence in all 50 states,
Procurement Technical Assistance Centers (PTACs) serve as
a resource for businesses pursuing and performing under
government contracts, including contracts with the Department
of Defense, other federal agencies, state and local
governments and with government prime contractors.
PTACs are hosted by organizations such as universities and
local chambers of commerce. The training and assistance
provided by the PTACs is usually free of charge.
PTAC support to businesses includes registration in
systems such as the System for Award Management (SAM),
identification of contract opportunities, help in understanding
requirements and in preparing and submitting bids.
Read reviews from businesses about the support they
received from the PTACs.
Washington, D.C., Puerto Rico and Guam. Other
PTACs specialize in assistance to businesses
located on reservations throughout the country.
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The PTACs are funded through cost sharing cooperative agreements between DLA and eligible program participants, including states, local governments, nonprofit organizations, economic enterprises and tribal organizations. Click here for more information.