NIGP Member-Exclusive: Right Now Resources
The NIGP Resource Library contains more than 10,000 customizable bid and RFP documents, templates, forms and research reports that save time and increase productivity. From this vast repository, you can give your RFP development process a huge head start by referring to an existing RFP as a template, or for the specifications used by another jurisdiction as it solicited bids for similar materials or services.
The VAULT is the result of NIGP’s collaboration with research partner Aberdeen Group. Members are provided complimentary access to The VAULT, an active repository of more than 6,500 documents that includes the latest analysis, market-moving news and sector insights from Aberdeen.
MEASURE is a tool for recording and reporting on delivered savings. MEASURE provides an online tool that makes it easy to capture, collate and analyze the value, type and source of efficiencies and savings delivered by your procurement practices. MEASURE is one component of the spend analysis and management solution, NIGP Observatory.
Online Supplier Directory, a quick guide to find suppliers. Search for suppliers across 40 categories by name, zip or postal code or key word. More than 2,000 government suppliers in the U.S. and Canada are listed. Link to the directory from NIGP’s Website; it’s just to the right of the NIGP logo.
Discussion Lists Collaborate with fellow members online through the “PurchIssues” community or any one of the discussion lists below:
Focus: Chapter-related operations, experiences or concerns.
Focus: Assistance setting up SMBE, WBE, DBE and HUB programs; effect of local preference requirements on diversity.
Focus: Expand awareness of successful green programs; develop, disseminate and promote information and resources for and about policy development, environmentally preferable products, and social and economic responsibility.
- Higher Education
Focus: Find solutions to unique procurement needs and seek and share samples and templates with peers.
Focus: K-12 Education procurement experiences and questions.
Focus: Discuss legislative-related issues.
- NIGP Emergency Management
Focus: Network and communicate through all stages of emergency management.
Focus: Agency regulations and best practices; individual experiences in the profession.
Focus: Technology in support of procurement operations or the broader systems with which they interact.
Focus: Sharing or requesting specifications on unique requirements or performance specs.
Contact-An-Expert for a quick consultation on a more specialized project. Search by category to find NIGP members who have a depth of experience in your current area of focus. These experts will give you the direction you need to quickly move your project forward.
Membership Directory to quickly locate an NIGP member in your area.