1GPA is a national non-profit governmental purchasing cooperative which allows public entities to take advantage of existing contracts to purchase the goods and services they need from local and national vendors. 1GPA Contracts are approved and awarded by 1GPA’s lead governmental entities and are available for use and benefit of all entities complying with their own state procurement laws and regulations. 1GPA’s pooled purchasing power means public and private schools, cities, counties and state entities, as well as colleges, universities and Native American communities can save actual budget dollars on our contracts utilizing best business practices. All of our contracts are competitively bid and awarded in compliance with state statutes, procurement laws and regulations.

  • No costs or fees to participate
  • Industry Leading Vendors/Suppliers
  • Strategic Value & Time Savings
  • Member Support
  • All Contracts are awarded by 1GPA’s lead governmental entities

Built on close relationships, backed by exceptional business experience.

At 1GPA, we believe relationship building is an essential practice in any business. That’s why our members can be sure they will receive the benefits of pooled purchasing power, paired with the professionalism and devotion to customer service that members should be able to expect in the private sector. Entities that partner with 1GPA are assured of the firm’s proactive approach and determination to ensure the best possible outcome for our members. This includes the best pricing available, access to current industry solutions, unparalleled customer service, and more.

Safe, compliant, and thoroughly vetted.

As required by law, 1GPA awards contracts following the purchasing procedures mandated by state & federal laws and regulations. We are based in Arizona, but we partner with members all over the United States. We work closely with your schools!

On our website you will find all of our contract due diligence documents. Our ability to make vetted lead public agency contracts available, free of charge, ensures that value is paired with selection.