GACO gets grants totaling $373K

California University of Pennsylvania’s Government Agency Coordination Office has received two grants totaling $373,000 to assist businesses in Washington, Greene, Allegheny, Beaver and Butler counties.

The Allegheny Foundation awarded a $140,000 grant to GACO and the Defense Logistics Agency presented one for $233,000.

GACO is a procurement technical assistance center that helps businesses pursue federal, state and local government contracts and subcontracts. These grants will enable the center serve businesses this year and next, in areas such as bid preparation, notification of bid opportunities and counseling on government procurement procedures.

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