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allied states cooperative

Allied States Cooperative is a national governmental purchasing cooperative which competitively bids and awards contracts to local, regional, and national vendors.


CES is an organization comprised of New Mexico's 89 school districts plus many other public education institutions, including charter schools, two and four-year post-secondary institutions, BIE schools and state schools. CES also serves cities, counties, municipalities, and qualifying non-profits.

Choice Parteners

The Right Resources. Right Now. Our members enjoy free membership and gain immediate access to legal contracts, vendors and shared services solutions from the purchasing cooperative of Harris County Department of Education. Choice Partners Cooperative provides: Best value resources and vendors Teaching and training of your staff for JOC procurement and compliance Quality, legal, competitively bid contracts EDGAR/ Uniform Guidance / 2 CFR 200 compliance with all of our contracts No membership fees As providers of procurement services and solutions our members include schools, colleges, and universities, municipalities, counties, other government and non-profit organizations across the United States. Become a Member Today!


What BuyBoard Can Do for You Since 1998, the BuyBoard has delivered the vast economies of scale in purchasing products and services for local governments, big and small. BuyBoard was created to support and serve public schools, municipalities, county government, and all types of local government agencies and nonprofits. Combining the purchase power of our large membership provides the leverage to achieve better pricing on products, equipment, and services that are used every day. With almost 70 contracts available, members will find almost everything needed to support their organization. All vendors have been awarded through a competitively procured process that provides transparency, compliance, and a documented audit trail. The procurement process treats all vendors on equal terms and on the same plane of competition. Members save administrative time and resources because the competitive procurement process has been completed. Our pledge to your organization is that BuyBoard can provide you competitive pricing, a trusted and transparent procurement process, reduced internal costs, and superior service.


When you need to get repairs, renovations, upgrades or even new construction underway quickly, ezIQC, available through The PACE Purchasing Cooperative, allows you to access competitively awarded contractors to get started on your project immediately. With ezIQC, you can avoid the red tape of traditional procurement, issue POs in days and still satisfy your local competitive bidding requirements. Go to www.ezIQC.com and in the “Organization” box, put your agency name and PACE Purchasing Cooperative.