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New Process for SAM Notarized Letters

June 11, 2018 GSA implementing new process and controls for SAM GSA today announced the following immediate and upcoming changes with regard to System for Award Management (SAM) registrations and renewals: Effective Immediately: Entities that ONLY apply for federal assistance … Continued

New Training Available for DoD SBIR/STTR

May 11, 2018 DoD’s R&D fund sponsors free online training The Department of Defense’s SBIR/STTR Program Office has put together an on-line training program catalogue for small businesses for the year. Small businesses interested in pursuing projects with potential for … Continued

Idaho PTAC Receives APTAC’s 2018 Economic Impact Award

PTAC’s work with Winspear Construction led to big contract wins (For Immediate Release): The Association of Procurement Technical Assistance Centers (APTAC) presented its 2018 Economic Impact Award to the Idaho Procurement Technical Assistance Center (PTAC) for their work with Winspear … Continued

Notarized letter required for SAM registrants

April 18, 2018 70,000 contractors must get notarized letters in next 60 days to continue working for government Federal News Radio, Jason Miller, April 16, 2018 Up to 70,000 federal contractors are heading to their local notary to get that … Continued

GA Tech Procurement Assistance Center receives Outstanding Project Award

Cybersecurity Training Project benefits PTACs and clients alike (For Immediate Release): The Association of Procurement Technical Assistance Centers (APTAC) presented its 2018 Outstanding Project Award to the Georgia Tech Procurement Assistance Center (GTPAC) for their Cybersecurity Training Project. GTPAC’s project … Continued

Tiffany Scroggs sworn in as APTAC president

Scroggs assumes association’s top leadership post (For Immediate Release): Tiffany Scroggs, Program Manager of the Washington State Procurement Technical Assistance Center (Washington PTAC), was sworn in as President of the Association of Procurement Technical Assistance Centers (APTAC) at their annual … Continued

GSA Responds to SAM Breach with New Registration Requirement

Already registered? Review your info  –  New registrations require notarized letter GSA’s Office of the Inspector General (OIG) is actively investigating alleged, third party fraudulent activity in the System for Award Management (SAM).  At this time, only a limited number … Continued