Norcal PTACNorthern California Procurement Technical Assistance Center

Local Contracting

Selling to your local cities and counties is a great way to get your feet wet and gain some past performance experience with government contracting. Below are links to county purchasing websites within our service area. Generally, each website posts their open opportunities and you can subscribe to receive announcements. You will need to subscribe individually to each local government's bid service.

The city procurement sites within our service area are too numerous to list, but you can usually identify a city's purchasing website by Googling [Name of City] purchasing or [Name of City] procurement. For example, search for City of Oakland procurement and the second result is their list of open RFP's.

In many counties and cities there are local business preferences (for example, LBE certifications), so look in your county and city first. Also, check to see if they accept the State of California small business certifications.

 

Siskiyou
https://www.co.siskiyou.ca.us/rfps

Del Norte
http://www.co.del-norte.ca.us/businesses/bid-opportunities

Humboldt
https://humboldtgov.org/280/Purchasing-Disposition

Trinity
https://www.trinitycounty.org/Request-for-Proposals

Shasta
https://www.co.shasta.ca.us/index/support_index/purchasing.aspx

Mendocino
https://www.mendocinocounty.org/government/executive-office/do-business-...

Solano
http://www.solanocounty.com/depts/genserv/purchasing/bids_rfps.asp

San Francisco
https://sfgov.org/oca/

Alameda
http://acgov.org/gsa/departments/purchasing/business.htm

Sonoma
https://esupplier.sonomacounty.ca.gov/psc/FN92PRD/SUPPLIER/ERP/c/NUI_FRA...

Napa
https://www.countyofnapa.org/771/Purchasing

Marin
https://www.marincounty.org/business/purchasing/purchasing-bids

Contra Costa
https://www.contracosta.ca.gov/3601/Vendors-Doing-Business

San Mateo
https://hr.smcgov.org/RFP

Santa Clara
https://www.sccgov.org/sites/proc/DoingBusinesswiththeCounty/Pages/curre...

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