The National Center's

Procurement Technical Assistance Center

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Services offered by PTAC

  •  Determining Suitability for Contracting

  • Securing Necessary Registrations

  • SDB, 8(a), HUBzone and other Certifications

  • Researching Procurement Histories

  • Identifying Bid Opportunities

  • Marketing & Networking

  • Contact a PTAC Specialist for more 

ABOUT US

The Procurement Technical Assistance Center (PTAC) is a supporting non-profit program of the National Center for American Indian Enterprise Development (NCAIED). This procurement technical assistance center is funded in part through a cooperative agreement with the Defense Logistics Agency

OUR GOAL

The Goal of the PTAC is to provide contract identification and procurement assistance to Native American Firms (American Indian, Alaska Native, and Native Hawaiian). The PTAC makes available contract bid opportunities from federal, state, local and tribal government, large prime contractors and corporations throughout the country.

DEVELOPMENT

 

We are committed to assisting all Native Americans to achieve self-sufficiency. Additionally, our mission is to assist in the development and expansion of the American Indian private sector which employs Indian labor, increases the number of viable tribal and individual Indian businesses, and makes a positive impact on reservation communities. This is achieved in part by establishing business relationships between Indian enterprises and private industry. federal, state, local, and tribal government procurement offices.

"Our mission is to develop and expand an American Indian private sector which employs Indian labor, increases the number of viable tribal and individual Indian businesses, and positively impacts and involves reservation communities, by establishing business relationships between Indian enterprises and private industry."

 

The National Center’s Procurement Technical Assistance Center (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.

The National Center's PTAC Origin

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

The National Center's PTAC Focus

The National Center’s PTAC provides American Indian and other Native American owned businesses and tribal enterprises with prime contract and subcontract opportunities with DoD, other federal, state, and local government agencies, and prime contractors. The National Center’s PTAC seeks to extend its accomplishments to help more Native businesses on and off reservations to secure jobs in the defense and related industries, thereby decreasing unemployment and increasing the economies of the reservations serviced.

The National Center’s PTAC continues to successfully operate the program along with two major DoD prime contractors supporting its efforts Lockheed Martin and Northrop Grumman. This procurement technical assistance center is funded in part through a cooperative agreement with the Defense Logistics Agency. Our record of accomplishments is based on hard work, ethical practices and intense commitment to the needs and values of Indian tribal and individually owned businesses.

NCAIED Contact Information

Phone: 480-545-1298

Email: info@ncaied.org

The National Center Main Office

953 E. Juanita Avenue

Mesa, AZ  85204

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