Please visit www.naspo.org for more information. NASPO ValuePoint is a collaborative procurement program that facilitates public procurement applications and agreements using a leading state model. For more information, see NASPO`s introduction to cooperative purchasing. The Architecture of Innovation: Utah`s ValuePoint Cloud Services Procurement “Collaboration is one of creativity`s best-kept secrets.” ̶̶ John Briggs, Fire in the Crucible (2000) In 2017, the State of Utah won NASPO`s Cronin Award for Procurement Excellence for its procurement of ValuePointTM cloud solutions. The agreements cover all three cloud service models […] States benefit from the lower administrative costs of processing applications by leveraging the expertise of employees across national borders. NASPO ValuePoint reimburses states for the costs of maintaining and administering a NASPO VALUEPoint and participating in procurement teams. 1. Serve participating States and institutions by offering cooperation agreements at the best value for money. Resources for Current and Future ValuePoint Suppliers NASPO Founded in 1992, NASPO valuepoint is the collaborative purchasing arm of the National Association of State Procurement Officials (NASPO). NASPO ValuePoint is the gold standard for public cooperation contracts.
We are a not-for-profit organization dedicated to providing government procurement officials with the support and procurement resources they need. NASPO ValuePoint`s Board of Directors is made up of public procurement officers appointed by the National Association of Public Procurement Officials to represent their geographic region. The 30-member Board of Directors oversees the strategic direction, operations and activities of the organization. 2. Promote effective learning on the development, adoption and use of NASPO contracts. Click a status on the map below or use the search function to search for a list of NASPO ValuePoint contracts available in your state. Each state determines, in accordance with its own statutes, whether it will use each NASPO ValuePoint contract and which entities within its state may use each NASPO ValuePoint contract, including state agencies, higher education institutions, and political subdivisions. In some states, non-profit organizations are eligible. All states, the District of Columbia and the U.S. Territories can use NASPO ValuePoint contracts.
In each State, the public procurement officer determines whether his or her State is eligible. The 2018 Survey of Public Procurement Practices is the comprehensive body of procurement knowledge as well as existing practices of NASPO member states and territories. . 3. Build a strong and prosperous national supply cooperative. 4. Manage and maximize resources effectively and efficiently. NASPO is a non-profit association dedicated to empowering the purchasing community through education, research and communication.
It is composed of the directors of the central purchasing bodies of the 50 states, the District of Columbia and the territories of the United States. NASPO`s procurement managers take the lead in professional public procurement, improving the quality of procurement and purchasing, sharing information and working together to achieve greater efficiency and profitability. Please send us a message and we will get back to you as soon as possible! Board Treasurer: Meghan Holmlund – State of Montana NASPO ValuePoint is pleased to be re-approved as a cooperative in the state of Illinois, allowing state and local government agencies in the state of Lincoln to benefit from the high discounts and best prices for goods and services available under NASPO ValuePoint`s cooperation agreements. NASPO ValuePoint offers the highest level of excellence in the public cooperation contract. By leveraging the leadership and expertise of all states and the purchasing power of their public entities, NASPO ValuePoint provides the most valuable, reliable and competitive contracts – and provides excellent prices to public entities. In April 2018, central purchasing managers from 48 jurisdictions (including member states and the District of Columbia) responded to the online survey. Sustainable green products and services from your cooperative Together, we achieve positive environmental impacts and energy savings. In the name of state teamwork and procurement, and because of your virtuous sourcing, NASPO ValuePoint received an EPEAT Buyer Award 2018 for the purchase of sustainable IT products at the EPEAT Buyer Awards ceremony in May […] NASPO ValuePoint recognized as a leader in sustainable electronics procurement with an EPEAT Buyer Award 2020 NASPO ValuePoint has been recognized as the winner of the 2020 EPEAT Buyer Award, which celebrates leaders in sustainable e-procurement. The award comes from the Green Electronics Council (GEC), the non-profit organization that administers the EPEAT ecolabel. EPEAT allows our […] As states, we jointly develop and manage public cooperation agreements. Thanks to our purchasing power, we offer the best value for money, quality and flexibility on terms acceptable to each state.