Procurement Assistance Program


The Procurement Assistance Program helps New York State small businesses identify contracting opportunities with state government agencies, and find the resources needed to compete in this marketplace.

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Program highlights:

  • Procurement workshops, including federal, state and local government contracting information
  • Help in identifying agencies that might purchase a company's products or services
  • Assistance in learning how to be placed on bidders' lists
  • Identify various certifications at the state and federal level
  • Assistance with the New York State Contract Reporter website
  • Guide to the state's procurement process: Doing Business with New York State


Any individual or small business is eligible for the program.

How to Apply

Contact Information
You may call ESD's Procurement Assistance Unit at (518) 292-5266.