Procurement Technical Assistance Centers (PTACs)

  • Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity (DCEO)
  • 500 E Monroe,
  • Springfield, IL 62701
  • Phone: 217-782-7500
  • Fax:
  • TDD: 800-785-6055
  • Email:
  • Website:

Purpose of the Program

The Procurement Technical Assistance Centers (PTAC) program is targeted to companies interested in selling products to government agencies.They provide one-on-one counseling to business,  technical information, marketing assistance, and training.

Who is Eligible

Eligible applicants include non-profit business related groups & educational institutions of higher learning.  Applicants must provide a total cash matching contribution of at least 75% of the amount of grant funds provided by DCEO.

How Funds are to be used

Grant funds may be used for the following:  Personal services, fringe benefits, travel, equipment, supplies, contractual costs, other (may include items such as rent, postage, telephone, printing, and subscriptions).

Types of Assistance

government contracting

Year Program was established