Government Contracting

Saginaw Future PTAC assists businesses in identifying and securing government contracts. 

The federal government is a multi-billion dollar purchaser of goods and services. States and local governments are also major purchasers of products and services. To ensure that Saginaw County businesses have access to these contracts, the Region 5 Procurement Technical Assistance Center (PTAC) ) was created. The organization is a sub-center of the Northwest Michigan PTAC and services Saginaw, Arenac, Bay, Clare, Isabella, Gladwin, Gratiot and Midland Counties. Housed at Saginaw Future offices, the PTAC can help you understand and take advantage of government contracting opportunities. By expanding your market, your firm will become more diversified and strengthen your customer base.

The Saginaw Future PTAC provides NO FEE assistance to businesses that are interested in tapping this market. We can help your business acquire federal and state government contracts. 

The services offered by the Procurement Technical Assistance Center include:

  • Bid Matching Service
  • Market Research
  • Specifications & Standards
  • Federal Acquisition Regulations
  • Federal Defense Acquisition Regulations
  • Code of Federal Regulations
  • Seminars on Contracting
  • One-on-One Counseling
  • Bid Preparation Assistance
  • Targeting Government Markets
  • Daily Listings of Government Bids
  • Subcontracting Opportunities
  • Government Specifications
  • Training Seminars and Conferences
  • Procurement Resource Library
  • Bid History and Contract Award Results
  • Placement of Your Firm on Vendor Lists
  • Electronic Commerce/Electronic Data Interchange (ec/edi) Assistance

Contact Delena Spates-Allen with questions at 989-754-8222 x 232 or email ptac@saginawfuture.com


Links you may find helpful for government contracting

Defense Logistics Agency (DLA) Small Business Page
https://www.dla.mil/SmallBusiness/PTAP/

Defense Logistics Agency (DLA) 2019 Webinar Training Schedule
www.dla.mil/smallbusiness/calendar/​

Cybersecurity Training Video
gtpac.org/cybersecurity-training-video/

PTACs of Michigan
http://www.ptacsofmichigan.org

Association of Procurement Technical Assistance Centers
http://www.aptac-us.org

Acronym Finder
http://www.acronymfinder.com

Database for Military Specifications and Standards
https://assist.dla. mil/

Defense Contract Management Agency (DCMA)
The Defense Contracting Management Agency (DCMA) strives to provide customer-focused contract management services -- throughout the acquisition life cycle -- around the clock, around the world.
http://www.dcma.mil

DLA Internet Bid Board System
Internet bid board for Defense Logistics Agencies Supply Centers in Philadelphia (DSCP), Columbus (DSCC), and Richmond (DSCR)
https://www.dibbs.bsm.dla.mil/default.aspx

Defense Procurement and Acquisition Policy
https://business.defense.gov/

Contract Opportunities
Solicitations over $25,000
https://beta.sam.gov/search?index=opp

Federal Acquisitions Regulations (FAR)
https://www.acquisition.gov/?q=browsefar

Federal Procurement Data System
(Contract award of $3,000 or more)
https://www.fpds.gov/

General Services Administration
Purchasing commercial supplies and services
http://www.gsa.gov

HUBZone Information and Registration
https://www.sba.gov/hubzone

Michigan Economic Development Corporation (MEDC)
http://www.michiganbusiness.org/

Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) and Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) programs
https://www. sbir.gov/

Small Business Administration
https://sba.gov

SBA Dynamic Small Business Search
http://dsbs.sba.gov/

State of Michigan (DTMB) - Contract Connect
http://michigan.gov/micontractconnect

System for Award Management (SAM)
http://www.sam.gov

USA.Gov
Easy access to government services for U.S. businesses
http://www.usa.gov/

Opportunity Zones
https://miopportunityzones.com/


Government Forms and Publications

Code of Federal Regulations (CFR)
https://www.gpo.gov/fdsys/search/submitcitation.action?publication=CFR​

Defense Federal Acquisition Regulations (DFARs) 
http://www.acq.osd.mil/dpap/dars/dfarspgi/current/

Government Forms
http://www.usa.gov/Topics/Reference-Shelf/forms.shtml

Federal Acquisition Regulations (FARs) 
https://www.acquisition.gov/?q=browsefar

Federal Register
https://www.govinfo.gov/help/fr

United States Code (USC)
https://www.govinfo.gov/app/collection/uscode

Professional Organizations

Association of Procurement Technical Assistance Centers (APTAC)
http://www.aptac-us.org/

Association of the United States Army (AUSA)
http://www.ausa.org/

National Contract Management Association (NCMA)
http://www.ncmahq.org/

National Defense Industrial Association (NDIA)
http://www.ndia.org/


This Procurement Technical Assistance Center is funded in part through a cooperative agreement with the Defense Logistics Agency. This PTAC is funded in part by the Michigan Economic Development Corporation (MEDC), and is hosted by Saginaw Future Inc.

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