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The Kentucky Procurement Assistance Program (KPAP). Breckenridge County United Economic Development Manufacturers Luncheon Hardinsburg, Kentucky May 6, 2009 Bobbi Carlton. Program Overview.

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the kentucky procurement assistance program kpap

The Kentucky Procurement Assistance Program (KPAP)

Breckenridge County United Economic Development

Manufacturers Luncheon

Hardinsburg, KentuckyMay 6, 2009Bobbi Carlton

program overview
Program Overview
  • KPAP is a business assistance program of the Kentucky Cabinet for Economic Development that is designed for firms interested in government contracting
  • KPAP is operated out of the Department for Existing Business Development’s Small Business Services Division
program overview3
Program Overview
  • KPAP is a PTAC (Procurement Technical Assistance Center) funded through a Cooperative Agreement with the U.S. Department of Defense
  • If you are not a Kentucky business, you can locate your PTAC at this website:
purpose and desired outcomes
Purpose and Desired Outcomes
  • Purpose of program is to help Kentucky firms market their goods and services to federal, state, and local government agencies
  • Desired Outcomes:

- Job creation/retention through increased government contracts

- Increased government dollars flowing through Kentucky’s economy

primary services
Primary Services
  • Government Marketing Assistance
  • One-on-One Consulting
  • Group Training
marketing assistance
Marketing Assistance
  • Bid Match Program – automatically matches a company’s products and/or services against a database of federal, state, and local government bid opportunities
  • Collect bid information from several thousand government buying offices nationwide
bid match program
Bid Match Program
  • Summary notices of potential government contracting opportunities are e-mailed to active KPAP clients participating in Bid Match
consulting services
Consulting Services
  • One-on-one assistance on topics related to government contracting is provided by experienced consultants

Examples of assistance:

- understanding contracting rules/regulations

- responding to government bid packages and proposals

- market research

- assistance with vendor registration/certification programs

  • Training designed to help firms understand how to do business with government agencies
    • Selling to the Government
    • How to Prepare a Bid Proposal
    • Understanding GSA Schedules
    • Networking Opportunities

kpap website information
KPAP Website Information
  • Guide to Government Contracting
  • Training Calendar
  • List of Federal Buying Offices in Kentucky
  • Application Questionnaire to enroll in KPAP

program statistics
Program Statistics
  • Currently serving more than 2,000 active firms, including construction, manufacturing, service, research & development, and wholesale/retail
  • Client firms have reported by survey that we assisted them in obtaining more than $100 million annually in government contracts and subcontracts during each of the past three years
summary of services
Summary of Services
  • One-on-One Counseling
  • Matchmaking/Subcontracting opportunities
  • Bid Match Services
  • GSA Schedule Assistance
  • Training & Networking Workshops
  • Certifications & Registrations
helpful website information
Helpful Website Information
  • Federal & State Registrations
  • Federal Certifications
federal registrations
Federal Registrations
  • DUNS# - Dun & Bradstreet - 866-705-5711

  • CCR (Central Contractor Registration) & the Dynamic Small Business Search (DSBS)

  • ORCA (Online Representations & Certifications)

federal certifications
Federal Certifications
  • 8(a) Business Development Certification

  • HUBZone Certification

  • Veteran Certification - (VetBiz)

state registrations
State Registrations
  • Kentucky Vendor Self Service (VSS)

  • Kentucky Transportation Cabinet - Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE)

  • Kentucky Business Finder

contact information
Contact Information

Bobbi Carlton, Contracting Specialist

- Email:

- Phone: (800) 838-3266 X4214