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What do the new PCSB rules mean for me?

Dear DC Charter School Administrators, We have good news! The DC Public Charter School Board (PCSB) has made procurement compliance submission requirements much better. For the past few years, many of you have told us how ambiguous exactly what you are supposed to submit is for utility contracts and other brokered deals. Of course, many … Continued

Our 2016 Annual Report

It’s official: 2016 was CPA’s most successful year to date!  With over $1,070,000.00 in savings, 10 million kWh converted to clean energy, 23 new member organizations, and three new staff members, it is little wonder that we’ve captured the attention of nonprofits and vendors across the DMV area. The proof is in the savings. To best illustrate … Continued

Hiring: Regional Director

Who We Are We believe that the future of nonprofit facilities management can be transformed with the power of group procurement and strategic sourcing. The Community Purchasing Alliance (CPA) has already changed the way that 160 schools and churches think about their utilities, service contracts and vendor relationships, and we’re hiring a hungry and experienced … Continued

Security RFP for DC Schools

Community Purchasing Alliance Requests Proposals for Security Services CPA is organizing a Request for Proposals for security services on behalf of our DC Public Charter Schools including Chavez Schools, EL Haynes, Thurgood Marshall Academy, IDEA PCS, Meridian PCS, KIPP DC, and Friendship PCS. Bids are due to Laura Pyatt by March 3rd, 2017. Email laura@cpa.coop for … Continued

Annual Meeting

Our Annual Meeting is upon us! Please join us on Tuesday, March 14th from 6 to 9 p.m. for our Annual Meeting. RSVP here if you would like to attend.