GCAP is Oregon's Procurement Technical Assistance Center

The Government Contract Assistance Program (GCAP) is part of a nationwide network of Procurement Technical Assistance Centers (PTAC) working to help small businesses compete successfully in the government marketplace.

GCAP's  mission is to assist Oregon small businesses to succeed in obtaining Government Contracts, which stimulate the growth of Oregon's economy. For over 25 years GCAP has assisted Oregon small businesses in creating jobs, fostering economic diversity, and becoming successful government contractors.

 GCAP services include:

How to get started

Step One: Become a GCAP client

GCAP provides technical assistance at no cost.

Step Two: Once you're a GCAP client we will contact you for your initial client assessment, usually within 24 hours of your submission.

Si necesita asistencia en Español, por favor de hacer una cita con nuestro oficina a 541-736-1088 OR 800-497-7551, Gracias.

Por favor, marque aquí para obtener nuestro folleto del GCAP.

GCAP provides government contracting technical assistance to Oregon small businesses. Remember that there is no CHARGE for SAM registration!

GSA Purchasing Rules for Harvey Relief

The GSA is easing purchasing rules for relief efforts to assist with the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey.  The micro-purchase threshold is now $20,000, the simplified acquisition threshold has been raised to $750,000, or $13 million for commercial items, and the simplified lease acquisition threshold is now $750,000.  “Raising the thresholds will help heads of contracting activities and contracting officers quickly gain access to the resources they need in providing relief efforts,” said a GSA announcement.  The thresholds were raised through a Senior Procurement Executive (SPE) memo signed on August 29th.  “Since Hurricane Harvey was declared a major disaster by President Trump, it meets the legal definition of ‘emergency’ in accordance with GSA’s Federal Acquisition Regulation,” GSA said. “The increased thresholds will not expire until canceled or incorporated into the FAR.”  The Office of Personnel Management has also approved a special solicitation for federal workers wishing to donate to Harvey relief.  Click here for more information.

DLA’s new video overview of the Procurement Technical Assistance Program (PTAP). It does a terrific job of telling the “PTAC story,” featuring comments and testimonials from PTAC Program Managers.

Click here to watch video.

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