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State Purchasing Division

​​​​​​Ensuring reliable sources of goods and services at the lowest possible cost while promoting fair and open competition and small business opportunity to maximize government efficiency and compliance. ​
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Small businesses are essential to the growth and success of our economy. These businesses provide thousands of jobs throughout the state.

We're committed to serving Georgia's small business community with a focus on minority-owned, woman-owned, and veteran-owned businesses, and providing access to state purchasing opportunities, education, and business support services.

For more on how we are engaging and serving small businesses across our state, take a look at our Small Business and Supplier Diversity Initiative Progress Report.

Go to the Small Business and Supplier Diversity page

We are committed to providing the best value in products and services for state entities, local governments, and other customers. We promote an open and transparent procurement process, with a commitment to equal and fair competition for suppliers and bidders.

Our goal is to offer the highest quality of service, education, training, and tools to help connect suppliers and state purchasers across Georgia.

We achieve this by doing the following:

  • Oversee all policies and functions related to state procurement.
  • Provide electronic sourcing tools that allow procurement professionals to post and award their own competitive bids.
  • Negotiate contracts with companies that provide services to the state.
  • Provide technical assistance and guidance to state entities.
  • Manage and monitor the use of state purchasing cards, procurement tools that allow State employees to obtain goods and services quickly and efficiently.
  • Offer training courses and Georgia purchasing certifications to provide procurement professionals with the knowledge and skills they need to perform their job duties.

Who We Serve

State Entities Procurement Professionals
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State Entities Procurement Professionals

Officers and professionals of state agencies, technical colleges, colleges, and universities.

Local Governments and Municipalities
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Local Governments and Municipalities

Business administrators and procurement professionals of county and city governments, public school districts, and library systems.

Suppliers and Georgia Businesses
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Suppliers and Georgia Businesses

Any company looking to secure or maintain a business relationship with the state of Georgia.

Georgia Small Businesses
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Georgia Small Businesses

Small business owners, including minority-owned, women-owned, veteran-owned, and entrepreneurs in the state of Georgia.

How-to Guides

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How to Search for Statewide Contracts

When purchasing products or services for your agency, you can save time by searching for pre…
For: SPD-State Entities Procurement Officer, SPD-Suppliers and GA Businesses, SPD-GA Small Businesses
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How to Set Up a P-Card Program

State and local governments can streamline day-to-day purchasing by setting up a P-Card program. A…
For: SPD-State Entities Procurement Officer, SPD-Local Governments and Municipalities
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How to Get a Contract With the State

Becoming a supplier or vendor for the State of Georgia starts with online registration. Registratio…
For: SPD-Suppliers and GA Businesses, SPD-GA Small Businesses

Upcoming Events

April 2024 Supplier Webinars

April 23, 2024
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During these sessions, companies are shown the steps to respond to…
For: SPD-Suppliers and GA Businesses

News

Georgia Business Certification Program Recognized

April 10, 2024
Atlanta, GA – Gov. Brian P. Kemp, Rep. Soo Hong (R-GA), and Sen. Mike Hodges (R-GA), joined the Department of Administrative Services (DOAS) Commissioner Rebecca N. Sullivan and staff from DOAS …
For: SPD-State Entities Procurement Officer

SPD’s Sourcing Organization Structure

July 20, 2023
The Georgia Department of Administrative Services, State Purchasing Division, announces the organizational realignment of the Statewide Purchasing Sourcing Team.

Commercial Printing Statewide Contract

July 20, 2023
The Georgia Department of Administrative Services, State Purchasing Division, announces a new statewide contract for Commercial Printing Services.

May 2023 Supplier Orientation

May 03, 2023
Supplier orientation sessions feature information on how to register your company to be on the state's supplier list and establish your eligibility to receive bid notices. At these sessions, general information will be given about the purchasing process and the various kinds of purchases that are made by government entities.​​

Newsletters and Mailing Lists

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