U.S. Communities

Purchasing Resources


As the leading national government purchasing cooperative, U.S. Communities is committed to providing world class cooperative purchasing resources and solutions.

Through our Resources, you have access to material that will answer questions, provide helpful information and serve as a knowledge resource for excellence in cooperative procurement and purchasing best practices.

State Statutes
Access the Intergovernmental Purchasing Statutes by state.

Cooperative Standards
Not all purchasing cooperatives are equal. Use this helpful information when choosing cooperative contracts to ensure best value and protection for you and your agency.

U.S. Communities contracts are established to meet both the competitive solicitation and consent requirements. Access to U.S. Communities contracts includes consent to a Master Intergovernmental Cooperative Purchasing Agreement.

Get answers to the most commonly asked questions about the U.S. Communities purchasing cooperative.

Also, on our website you'll find an area for News & Events which identifies upcoming educational opportunities including conferences, Strategic Sourcing Summits and webinars.