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: ienconnect.com/ptac

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

1984