PA Department of General Services (DGS):

DGS oversees the purchasing of goods and services for the state government.  This site provides links & information on state agency contracting webpages, programs & regulations.

PA Small & Diverse Business Program:

PRism is DGS’s Small Business (SB), Small Diverse Business (SDB), and Veteran Business Enterprise (VBE) software.

PA Supplier Portal:

FREE registration is required to do business with any state government agency, operated by DGS, the PA Supplier Portal supports Internet Explorer v9.0 to 11.0.

PA e-Marketplace:

The resource to search state contract opportunities is anticipated to be valued at over $10,000.


Managed by DGS, COSTARS is a cooperative purchasing program used by local government entities to do business with approved COSTARS Suppliers.

PA ITQ Contracts:

Invitation to Qualify (ITQ) is the name given to certain multiple award contracts issued by the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania pursuant to Section 517 of the Procurement Code.

PA Department of Transportation (PennDOT):

The Engineering and Construction Management System (ECMS) provides current information on PennDOT’s construction projects, construction contracts, and consultant agreements.

PA Unified Certification Program (PAUCP):

PAUCP provides “one-stop-shopping” for firms seeking certification as a Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE) in accordance with 49 CFR Part 26.

For help with contracting resources and websites for other states, please contact your PTAC.

As of September 28, 2020

Share, WorldWide!


Shop here for apparel, accessories, and much more!