CONTRACTS – 2022 to Present
CONTRACTS FOR STATE OF MARYLAND AND USM
BISM – Blind Industries Services of Maryland https://www.bism.org
Maryland Works https://mdworks.com
Preferred Provider Contracts
MCE – Maryland Correctional Enterprises – https://mce.md.gov
all office furniture
USM RESOURCES for Contracts
CICPC BIG TEN USM COOPERATIVE CONTRACT (Executive Placement Services – contract on file in Procurement)
USM Institutional Contracts – check with other USM procurement officials at the respective institutions as they may have a contract we can ride for a particular commodity/service (can not ride if their bid/rfp documents prohibits the use of)
Fisher/VWR Contracts – UMES uses Univ of MD at Baltimore’s contract
Department of General Services https://www.dgs.maryland.gov
check for STATEWIDE Contracts (can not use agency contracts)
Department of Budget and Management State-Wide Contracts
DoIt Statewide IT Contracts https://doit.maryland.gov/contracts
MEEC https://meec-edu.org USM contracts for IT Hardware and Software and Consultation Services
eMMA (eMaryland MarketPlace Advantage) https://emma.maryland.gov
This is the State’s and USM’s bidding portal – Agencies post solicitations with bid/rfp and some post awards — good resource when in need of specifications for a commodity or service.
NON USM/STATE Contracts
Baltimore Metropolitan Council Contracts https://www.baltometro.org/purchasing
(Baltimore Regional Cooperative Purchasing)
Frederick County Public Schools – reach out to Procurement Office for contract inquiries.
MPPA (Maryland Public Purchasing Association) https://mppainc.org
Professional Organization (UMES Procurement is a member).
Procurement Offices for City of Salisbury, Wicomico County, Wor Wic, City of Ocean City, Board of Education contracts for all counties, etc (can ride any county contract unless it’s prohibited in the bid/rfp) reach out to Procurement for contract inquiries.
E&I COOPERATIVE https://www.eandi.org Mostly Used!
OMNIA PARTNERS – https://www.omniapartners.com
(National IPA and US Communities fall under Omnia Partners)
SOURCEWELL (FORMERLY NJPA) https://www.sourcewell-mn.gov
NASPO (Nat’l Assoc of State Procurement Officials Value Point)
TIPS (Interlocal Purchasing System) https://www.tips-usa.com
KEYSTONE PURCHASING NETWORK https://www.thekpn.org
NCPA (National Cooperative Purchasing Alliance) https://www.ncpa.us
BuyBoard Purchasing Cooperative https://www.buyboard.com
TCPN (The Cooperative Purchasing Network) google name to access site as there are many sub-areas.
Other Resources to Review Bids/RFP and Contracts from Other States and Regions
Government Bids and Contracts
A resource to view other Bid documents and awards from other States/Regions
GovSpend – https://www.govspend.com
A resource to view other Bid documents and awards from other States/Regions Procurement contracts and bids from other agencies nationwide (UMES Procurement has a membership) .
NIGP (National Institute for Governmental Purchasing https://www.nigp.org
Professional Organization that also provides copies of RFPs and specifications for different service categories (UMES Procurement has a membership).
GovDeals https://www.govdeals.com A Liquidity Service Marketplace (Sale and Purchasing of Surplus Property).