The JARI Procurement Technical Assistance Center's (PTAC) services, resources and training programs are available to any Pennsylvania businesses located in Allegheny (shared), Armstrong, Cambria, Fayette, Indiana, Somerset and Westmoreland Counties. JARI staff assists those businesses located in Cambria, Fayette, Indiana and Somerset counties while our subrecipient, Southwestern Pennsylvania Commission (SPC) assists businesses in Allegheny, Armstrong and Westmoreland counties.  You can find us on Facebook at  or LinkedIn at

Providing individual counseling and group training with peer organizations, we assist in all areas of government contracting and related subcontracting. If your business has an interest in performing work as a prime or subcontractor for federal, state or local government, we can help determine your readiness and assist you all of the way through to post award.

Federal, state and local governments spend over $1 trillion annually on virtually any product or service imaginable and a large part of that is with small businesses. Major prime contractors also subcontract a significant share of their government contracts to small firms.


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The JARI PTAC can help you complete this and other registrations/certifications at little or no charge, as well as assisting you with marketing strategies and everything else you need to sell to federal state and local government agencies.

If your business is located in Allegheny (shared), Armstrong, Cambria, Fayette, Indiana, Somerset or Westmoreland County, contact us today or request services online.

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The JARI Procurement Assistance Center, which serves as a Procurement Technical Assistance Center (PTAC), is funded in part through a cooperative agreement from the Department of Defense (DoD) through a program that is administered by the Defense Logistics Agency (DLA). The content of any written written materials or verbal communications of the PTAC does not necessarily reflect the official views of or imply endorsement by DoD or DLA.