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Procurement Technical Assistance Center


Procurement Technical Assistance Center


Success starts with one step, in the right direction, with the right mission.

 Nebraska Indian Community College’s

Procurement Technical Assistance Center


 About PTAC  

  • Determining suitability for contracting                                 
  • Securing necessary registrations
  • SDB, 8(a), HubZone and other certifications
  • Researching procurement histories
  • Identifying bid opportunities
  • Marketing and networking
  • Contact a PTAC Counselor for more assistance


PTAC Events


PTAC  Success Stories



COVID-19 Contracting and Business Assistance Resource:

Department of Defense (DOD) Contracting Guidance:

Contracting with DOD COVID-19 Step by Step:


Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Contracting Guidance:

  • To sell medical supplies or equipment to the federal government, please submit a price quote under the COVID-19 PPE and Medical Supplies Request for Quotation.  Full details can be found in the solicitation (Notice ID 70FA2020R00000011).
  • This solicitation requires registration with the System for Award Management (SAM) in order to be considered for award, pursuant to applicable regulations and guidelines. Registration information can be found at www.sam.gov. Registration must be “ACTIVE” at the time of award.
  • If you have medical supplies or equipment to donate, please provide FEMA details on what you are offering.
  • If you are a private company that wants to produce a product related to the COVID response
    – email.
  • If you are interested in doing business with FEMA and supporting the response to COVID-19 with your company’s non-medical goods and/or services, please submit your inquiry to the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Procurement Action Innovative Response Team (PAIR) team at DHSIndustryLiaison@hq.dhs.gov

 PTAC Resources

Helpful Procurement Websites

Procurement Technical Assistance Program

 Required Government Certifications

 Federal Business Opportunities

Small Business Certification Programs

 Find a Government Prime Contractor

Government Purchasing History

 Federal Acquisition Regulations (FAR)

 Federal Procurement Issues

 Indian Incentive Program

 Federally Recognized Tribes

 Tribes Recognized by States

 State Indian Affairs Offices


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Contact Us

Macy Main PTAC Office

(Coverage Area: Omaha Indian Reservation)
Program Manager:  Michael D. Channell
Nebraska Indian Community College - Macy Campus
1111 Hwy. 75/P.O. Box 428
Macy, NE  68039
Direct: (402) 243-5348
Office: (402) 494-2311 ext. 140
Email: MChannell@thenicc.edu

Administrative Assistant:  Nettie Grant-Sikyta
Nebraska Indian Community College - Macy Campus
1111 Hwy. 75/P.O. Box 428
Macy, NE  68039
Direct: (402) 243-5349
Office: (402) 494-2311 ext. 141
Email:  NGrantSikyta@thenicc.edu

Counselor (Macy): Debra Grant 
Nebraska Indian Community College - Macy Campus
1111 Hwy. 75/P.O. Box 428
Macy, NE  68039
Direct: (402) 243-5391
Office: (402) 494-2311 ext. 142
Email:  DGrant1@thenicc.edu 

Santee PTAC Office

Counselor (Santee): Derek LaPointe 
Nebraska Indian Community College - Santee Campus
415 North River Road
Niobrara, NE  68760
Direct: (402) 302-2454
Office: (402) 494-2311 ext. 143
Email:  DRLaPointe@thenicc.edu

(Coverage Area: Santee Sioux Indian Reservation)
415 North River Road
Niobrara, NE 68760