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Welcome to the Norcal PTAC


The Northern California PTAC helps businesses to more effectively compete in the government contracting marketplace.  We provide counseling services, workshops, and training to help businesses:

  • Navigate entry into the procurement marketplace
  • Determine whether federal, state, or local contracting is right for your business
  • Complete necessary registrations and certifications
  • Identify the agencies that your business should target for contracts
  • Meet requirements necessary to compete for contracts
  • Interpret complex regulations
  • Review and improve bids and proposals

To get started, please fill out an application to receive assistance by clicking on the button below:


 If you have any questions, please call 707-826-3922 or email

Norcal Procurement Technical Assistance Center
1 Harpst Street, House 71
Arcata, CA 95521

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PTAC Nationwide Network
Procurement Technical Assistance Centers (PTACs) form a nationwide network of dedicated procurement professionals working to help local businesses compete successfully in the government marketplace. PTACs are the bridge between buyer and supplier, bringing to bear their knowledge of both government contracting and the capabilities of contractors to maximize fast, reliable service to our government with better quality and at lower costs.

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It all starts here. Complete the application and submit your request. A member of the SBDC will follow up with you and help you achieve your small business goals -- at no cost to you.
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