Norcal PTACNorthern California Procurement Technical Assistance Center

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Procurement can be a daunting process. That's why we're here.

Get free guidance from our specialists

To receive one-on-one counseling, complete our online application and a member of Norcal PTAC will follow-up with you and help you achieve your procurement goals.

What we do


One-on-one Counseling

Get free guidance from our specialists on how to best position yourself to succeed.


Workshops & Webinars

Learn how to successfully compete for government contracts.


Bid Matching

Match your company's product or service with daily bid notices.

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This procurement technical assistance center is funded in part through a cooperative agreement with the Defense Logistics Agency.

Funded in part through a Grant with the Governor’s Office of Business and Economic Development.