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Nebraska Indian Community College (十大赌博靠谱信誉网站)

APEX Accelerator

A New Beginning

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

This APEX Accelerator (formerly known as PTAC) is funded in part through a cooperative agreement with the Department of Defense



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Who we are:  

We are 十大赌博靠谱信誉网站’s Procurement Technical Assistance Center (PTAC). PTACs were authorized by Congress in 1985 to expand the number of businesses capable of participating in the government marketplace.

What we do: 

Provide professional technical assistance and training specific to Native American businesses interested in pursuing opportunities with federal, state, and local agencies. We help small business owners interested in the procurement process gain a better understanding of government contracting. Our goal is to assist with economic change and growth in Indian Country.

Where, When and How: 

Meet at your convenience, face to face, on the phone, via email, or virtually. 


A resource, at no cost, available to you to utilize if you are interested in expanding your business with procurement opportunities with your local, state, or federal governments. Serve to support the business to understand the procurement and contracting process.

  • Determine if your business is ready for government contracting.
  • Assist business in securing necessary registrations:
    • System for Award Management (SAMs)
    • Dun & Bradstreet (DUNS) 
  • Review and research your eligibility for small business certifications.
    • 8(a) Business Development
    • HubZone
    • Women-Owned Small business (WOSB)
    • Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned (SDVO)
  • Search past contract opportunities.
  • Identifying bid opportunities
  • Market Research
  • Researching procurement histories
  • Network opportunities 
  1. Our service area: 
    The Santee Sioux Nation and Omaha Nation on both reservations in Nebraska, including Native American businesses that are located outside of those reservations
  2. Who is eligible:
  • Native American Businesses
  • Tribal Enterprises
  • Native American businesses must 51% owned. 
  • Why Native PTAC

十大赌博靠谱信誉网站 PTAC Brochure

Hyperlink for business owner to complete the Client Intake Form


Contact Information for both Santee and Omaha reservations:

Macy Campus:
1111 Hwy. 75/P.O. Box 428
Macy, NE  68039

(Coverage Area: Omaha Indian Reservation)

Santee Campus:
415 North River Road
Niobrara, NE  68760

(Coverage Area: Santee Sioux Indian Reservation)

Program Manager:  Michael D. Channell
Cell: (402) 706-1646
Office: (402) 494-2311 ext. 140
Email: MChannell@meninpantiesandmore.com
Counselor (Santee): Mike Grant
Cell: (402) 637-8912
Office: 402-494-2311 ext. 143
Email: MGrant@meninpantiesandmore.com
Administrative Assistant:  Heather Larsen
Cell: (402) 252-5353
Office: (402) 494-2311 ext. 144
Email:  HLarsen@meninpantiesandmore.com
Counselor (Macy): Debra Grant 
Cell: (712) 454-4322
Office: (402) 494-2311 ext. 142
Email:  DGrant1@meninpantiesandmore.com 

If you prefer, you can also send an email to:

Important Announcements


Monthly APEX Newsletters

March 2024 Newsletter

February 2024 Newsletter

January 2024 Newsletter

December 2023 Newsletter

November 2023 Newsletter

October 2023 Newsletter

Resources for Native Businesses

Procurement Technical Assistance Program

 Required Government Certifications

Small Business Certification Programs

 Self-Certification Option

  Federal Business Opportunities

Government Purchasing History

Federal Procurement Data System - FPDS Website

Find a Government Prime Contractor

Other Helpful Links

You can the find Native American PTACs across the country by clicking on the hyperlinks below.

  1. American Indian Chamber Education Fund PTAC
  2. The National Center American Indian PTAC
  4. Native American Development Corporation (NADC)
  5. Tribal Government Institute (T.G.I.)
  6. 十大赌博靠谱信誉网站 PTAC
  7. Northwest Native PTAC

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