U.S. Communities

About U.S. Communities

What Makes Us Different


Setting the Standard for Procurement Resources and Solutions

U.S. Communities Government Purchasing Alliance is a government purchasing cooperative that reduces the cost of goods and services by aggregating the purchasing power of public agencies nationwide. U.S. Communities provides world class procurement resources and solutions to local and state government agencies, school districts (K-12), higher education, and nonprofits. Our participants have access to a broad line of competitively solicited contracts with best in class national suppliers.

U.S. Communities’ rigorous supplier commitments ensure our supplier partners offer their best supplier government pricing. Third party audits are performed on all contracts and benchmarking analyses ensure ongoing value. Most importantly, U.S. Communities adheres to a stringent competitive selection process for all contracts offered through the program.

U.S. Communities is proud to be the only government purchasing cooperative organization founded by public agencies for public agencies. Additionally, U.S. Communities is overseen by an Advisory Board of key public procurement professionals.



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Today more than 55,000 registered agencies, education institutions and nonprofits utilize U.S. Communities contracts to procure more than 1.8 billion dollars in products and services annually.

Each month more than 600 new participants register their organization to simplify their procurement process. This continuing growth is fueled by the program's proven track record of delivering excellence in procurement solutions.