Regional Contracting Assistance Center

The goal of the Regional Contracting Assistance Center (RCAC) is to help West Virginia businesses compete for and win government contracts, whether on the federal, state, or local level.  RCAC is a private, nonprofit coproration organized in 1987 to promote economic development by assisting West Virginia companies in government marketing.  RCAC is funded by the department of Defense, the State of West Virginia, Southern West Virginia Community and Technical College, and others.  Headquartered in Charleston, West Virginia, RCAC serves all 55 West Virginia counties and has satellite offices located throughout the state, including an office at the Logan Campus of Southern West Virginia Community and Technical College.

RCAC helps businesses with:

Counseling Assistance

  • Federal Acquisition Regulations
  • Contracting Terms and Acronyms
  • Navigating Bid Packages
  • Preparing Bids, Quotes, or Proposals
  • Obtaining specifications, drawings, and purchase histories
  • Contract Performance and Closeout

Government Registrations and Certifications

  • Central Contractor Registration (CCR)
  • Dynamic Small Business Search (Pro-Net)
  • On-Line Representations and Certifications (ORCA)
  • VetBiz (Veterans)
  • US Small Business Administration HUBZone Application
  • US Small Business Administration 8(a) Certification Application
  • Department of Transportation Certfications

Bid-Matching Service

  • Targeted database searches based on the company's product or service
  • Dailey E-mailed Bid Notices
  • Subcontracting Opportunities Information

Additional Services

  • Marketing Brochure Development (targeted to government agencies)
  • General Services Administration (GSA) Schedule Proposal
  • Comprehensive and Targeted Marketing Plans
  • Specialized Training and Workshops

For more information, please contact Jackie Whitley at jackie.whitley@southernwv.edu or (304) 896.7440.