1GPA - The Quarterly Clipboard - A timely digest for the procurement industry

January 2024

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As we begin a new year, it’s important to take a moment to reflect on the past 365 days’ worth of interactions and experiences that brought us to this place and where we aspire to go from here.  

1GPA underwent many pivotal changes last year that have positioned us to grow and expand like never before! The relationships we have built with our Members and Vendors is what truly equates success to our team so 2024 will be a year filled with gratitude for your ongoing support. We appreciate your trust in us and we're so excited to keep serving you in the year ahead! 

2023 Stats

154 New Members

  1. Alaska
  2. Arizona
  3. California
  4. Colorado
  5. Connecticut
  6. Florida
  7. Georgia
  8. Idaho
  9. Illinois
  10. Iowa
  11. Kansas
  12. Kentucky
  13. Louisiana
  14. Maryland
  15. Massachusetts
  16. Michigan
  17. Minnesota
  18. Missouri
  19. Nebraska
  20. Nevada
  21. New Jersey
  22. New Mexico
  23. North Carolina
  24. Ohio
  25. Oregon
  26. Pennsylvania
  27. South Dakota
  28. Tennessee
  29. Texas
  30. Utah
  31. Virginia
  32. Washington

14 New Contract Commodities, 171 New Vendors

  1. Dropout Prevention and Recovery Services (2)
  2. Procurement Card/Automated Accounts Payable Services (1)
  3. Painting Products and Services (7)
  4. Instructional Aids, Materials and Athletic Products (38)
  5. Third Party Administration Retirement Plan Services (1)
  6. Job Order Contracting for General Contractors (15)
  7. Transportation Routing, Planning and Management Software (6)
  8. Architectural Services (15)
  9. Furniture Products and Services (19)
  10. Building Materials, Equipment, and Related Services (3)
  11. Janitorial Supplies, Equipment and Services (7)
  12. Educational Training, Development and Enrichment (42)
  13. Employee Benefits Broker/Consultant Services (4)
  14. Job Order Contracting Services TEXAS (11)

Contract Updates

Attached is our January 2024 Contract Updates. If you have any vendors that you would like included on our upcoming, new solicitation bid notifications, please reach out to Michelle Aiken at maiken@1gpa.org. We will contact all vendors to ensure that they register with our bid notification system so that they have an opportunity to submit a proposal.


Below is a link that can be forwarded to any interested parties. They will then be able to register in order to receive notification of our future solicitations:


The Importance of Your Portal Account

1GPA launched our very own Member Portal and Vendor Portal to streamline the way in which you can access information! We've housed all the important data you look for on a daily basis in one single location to make using 1GPA even easier. 1GPA Member's and Vendor's are highly encouraged to request a Member or Vendor Portal account by clicking this link. If you are having trouble accessing your account please email Michelle Aiken for assistance (maiken@1gpa.org).

Join Us as an Evaluator

Are you interested in learning more about our meticulous solicitation and procurement processes?

Reach out to a member of our team today and find out what it takes to be an evaluator for 1GPA!

Be a Guest Contributor

We value your industry insight and want to provide you with a platform to share your knowledge! If you are interested in being a featured contributor in an upcoming newsletter please contact Jill Boyle for details (jboyle@1gpa.org).

As always, feel free to send us anything you think would be worth a share in this newsletter!

Vendors interested in 1GPA should regularly check the 1GPA Current Solicitations page and ensure that you have properly registered with OpenGov. Please register directly with OpenGov to receive notification of our solicitations. As a registered vendor, you will receive email notification of future proposal opportunities for the commodity categories selected in your registration. 
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