Suppliers are required to submit quarterly usage reports to the State listing total amount of spend from individual Cooperative Members and State Agencies. Usage reporting is done online via the Arizona Procurement Portal, which includes a payment portal for any applicable admin fees.
Unless defined differently within a contract, an Administrative fee of one percent (1.0%) of sales receipts from Cooperative Member Transactions is due from suppliers quarterly. The Admin Fee is only applicable to amounts actually received by the contractor during the quarter and is not applicable to amounts ordered by customers but not yet paid for. The admin fee is not paid on transactions with State Agency Customers.
Most contracts reference cooperative designation in the Special Terms and Conditions of the Contract.
Formal contracts, as well as general categories of goods and services provided, can be found under "Set-Aside Contracts". State agencies are encouraged to contact any listed Set-Aside organization to discuss details and further capabilities.
Meeting agenda, supporting documents, and minutes can be found under "Meeting Agendas and Minutes" by meeting date
No, State agencies may purchase any goods or services from Certified Nonprofit Agencies or Arizona Correctional Industries
There are no fees to apply
Membership in the State Purchasing Cooperative is available to all Arizona political subdivisions including cities, counties, school districts, and special districts. Membership is also available to all non-profit organizations, as well as State governments, the US Federal Government and Tribal Nations. Non-profit organizations are defined in A.R.S. § 41-2631(4) as any nonprofit corporation as designated by the internal revenue service under section 501(c)(3) through 501(c)(6).