Norcal PTACNorthern California Procurement Technical Assistance Center

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Since 2013, the Northern California Procurement Technical Assistance Center (Norcal PTAC) has assisted 1,774 small businesses obtain more than half a billion dollars in local, state, and federal government contracts.

Posted On: September 15, 2020

By and large, prime contractors have a vested interest in establishing relationships and doing business with the small business community. So, it would seem to make sense that prime contractors would make it easy for small businesses to find a list of products and/or services they buy, and... more

Posted On: July 28, 2020

As the country continues through the COVID-19 crisis, now is a good time for businesses to take care of some administrative tasks and prepare themselves for continued opportunities in government contracting.

Posted On: May 29, 2020

Job Announcement
This is not a state position

Job Title: Procurement Specialist
Location: San Francisco Bay Area
Hours: 30-40 hours per week
Wage: $35.00-$55.00/hour, depending on experience

Posted On: May 07, 2020

The COVID-19 pandemic has posed a challenge in both our personal and our professional settings. The government marketplace has made significant adjustments, from shifting purchasing priorities and thresholds to modifying requirements and communication methods.

Posted On: April 27, 2020

Cyber-attacks disrupt business operations and put intellectual property and sensitive financial and strategic information at risk. In a 2018 report, the Council of Economic Advisers (CEA) estimated that malicious cyber activity costed the U.S.

Posted On: March 27, 2020

The COVID-19 virus is dominating the news and our personal and professional lives in a significant way.

Posted On: March 16, 2020

Procurement Technical Assistance Centers (PTACs) around the nation are beginning to receive requests for assistance from contractors with government contracts as a direct result of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19). 

Posted On: March 16, 2020

You worked hard to build your company, and went into government contracting because you want to build a legacy for your family. You don’t want to end up in the news as being the contractor who sold a toilet seat to the government for $1,000.

Posted On: February 27, 2020

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