Norcal PTACNorthern California Procurement Technical Assistance Center


The Norcal PTAC’s services are FREE. Clients or potential clients should be aware that there are many websites that look official but will charge for their services. In general, if a website URL ends with “.gov” it is probably safe to assume it’s a legitimate government website. It the URL ends in “.com”, please beware; you may have to pay for services rendered by the site.

One-on-One Counseling

Our specialists can help you determine if your company is ready for government opportunities and how to best position yourself to succeed. Norcal PTAC is currently funded to serve small businesses in Del Norte, Humboldt, Siskiyou, Trinity, Shasta, Mendocino, Sonoma, Napa, Solano, Marin, Contra Costa, San Francisco, Alameda, San Mateo and Santa Clara counties. Other bay area counties served on a case-by-case basis.

Bid Matching

We provide daily email access to federal, state, and local opportunities catered to what you sell and where you sell it. Available to clients only.

Workshops & Webinars

We host a multitude of events across our service area to teach you what you need to know and connect you with local agencies who need your product or service.


We will help you complete the many other tasks necessary to successfully compete for government contracts, including but not limited to:
  • GSA Schedule support
  • Vendor registration (DUNS,
  • State and local government (SB, DVBE, DBE, MBE, WBE) certification assistance
  • Federal governement (SB, 8(a), WOSB/EDWOSB, HUBZone, SDVOSB/VOSB) certification assistance
  • Responding to bids & proposals
  • Government contracting outreach events
  • Marketing to government procurement entities

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