Our Partners

Norcal APEX Accelerator couldn’t do what we do for our community without the support of our funders, host, and other resource partners. Together we ensure that your local procurement professionals have the support it takes to focus on your success in the government marketplace.

Resource Partners

Northern California

Small Business Development Center

“Whether you are just starting out, or looking to grow, SBDC can help you navigate every turn at every stage of your business – at no cost to you”

California Women’s Business Centers

“These centers help women succeed in business by providing training, mentoring, business development, and financing opportunities to over 16,000 women entrepreneurs each year.”

Northern California

Veteran Business Outreach Center

“A no-cost, go-to resource for transitioning service members, veterans, and military spouses looking to start, purchase or grow a business”

Caltrans mentor-protégé program – Calmentor

“The Calmentor Program promotes partnership with the private consulting industry to encourage new businesses, grow existing businesses, and promote small and emerging business contracting with the State of California.”

State Funding

California Department of General Services

The CA Department of General Services (DGS) serves the public by providing a variety of services to state agencies through procurement and acquisition solutions and many other services.

Governor’s Office of Business and Economic Development

The Governor’s Office of Business and Economic Development (GO-Biz) serves as the State of California’s leader for job growth, economic development, and business assistance efforts.

Federal Funding

Department Of Defense

The APEX Accelerators program, under management of the Department of Defense (DOD) Office of Small Business Programs (OSBP), plays a critical role in the Department’s efforts to identify and engage with a wide range of businesses entering and participating in the defense supply-chain. The program provides the education and training that all businesses need to participate to become capable of participating in DOD and other government contracts.

Cal Poly Humboldt

Host Partner

As the Norcal APEX Accelerator program’s host, Cal Poly Humboldt collaborates on regional and state-wide small business initiatives, providing services including grant and contract applications geared toward economic development.

Sponsored Programs Foundation (SPF) administers virtually all externally-funded grants/contracts and submits proposals to external funding agencies on behalf of Cal Poly Humboldt. 

If you have more questions, please contact us at info@norcalptac.org or (707) 267 – 7561