About National Center's Procurement Technical Assistance Center

A support services program of the National Center for American Indian Enterprise Development (NCAIED)

PTAC Origins

0013The National Center’s PTAC is funded in part through a cooperative agreement with the Defense Logistics Agency.

PTAC Focus

0010The National Center’s PTAC provides professional business consulting services and technical assistance to Native American-owned businesses regarding marketing and selling to the Federal, state, local and tribal governments and large prime contractors.  Assistance extends to all Native American businesses (American Indian, Alaska Native Corporations and Native Hawaiians) and includes tribes and individual businesses both on and off  reservations.  Services are free.

  • Determining Suitability for Contracting
  • Securing Necessary Registrations
  • SDB, 8(a), HUBzone and other Certifications
  • Researching Procurement Histories
  • Identifying Bid Opportunities
  • Marketing & Networking
The National Center’s PTAC serves clients in the Southwest BIA Area, the Navajo BIA Area, and the Eastern/Southeastern BIA Area; with primary emphasis on the following states:

  • Connecticut,
  • Rhode Island,
  • North Carolina,
  • South Carolina,
  • Alabama,
  • Florida,
  • Mississippi,
  • Louisiana,
  • Texas (El Paso),
  • New Mexico,
  • Arizona,
  • Colorado,
  • Utah

We also serve clients in other states on a voluntary basis.

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