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Tulane Related Links:

Tulane P-Card Website - To apply or manage purchase card accounts and search for local businesses that accept the P-Card.

Moveable Property Management - Contains policies and procedures regarding capital equipment property records. Also has links listing surplus property available for departmental use.

US Government Links:

Code of Federal Regulations - Contains regulations on Public Contracts and Property Management, Protection of Environment, and Federal Acquisition Regulations System among other topics.

Federal Acquisition Regulations - Regulations regarding federal contracting policy.

NAICS – The North American Industry Classification System is the standard used by Federal statistical agencies in classifying business establishments for the purpose of collecting, analyzing, and publishing statistical data related to the U.S. business economy.  In the United States, NAICS codes and databases are maintained by the US Census Bureau.  NAICS codes can be used as a search filter in the Small Business Administration’s Dynamic Small Business Search.

Office of Management and Budget Circulars - OMB circulars A-21, A-110, and A-133 affect grants management at higher education institutions.

Small Business Administration - Provides information and services to small businesses.  Provides definitions of certain federal small business programs, and guidance and in-depth information to government/contracting officials and other interested parties about contracting/subcontracting with small businesses.

System for Award Management -The System for Award Management (SAM) is a Federal Government owned and operated free website that consolidates the capabilities in Central Contractor Registration (CCR/FedReg), Online Representations and Certifications Application (ORCA), and Excluded Parties Listing System (EPLS).  Future phases of SAM will add the capabilities of other systems used in Federal procurement and awards processes.

Group Purchasing Organization Links:

Educational & Institutional Cooperative Services, Inc. - The group purchasing organization of the National Association of Educational Procurement, Inc. Provides access to group contracts for a wide variety of supplies and services available to member institutions. Tulane is a member.

Horizon Resource Group, Inc. - A group purchasing organization that provides access to group contracts for a wide variety of supplies and services available to member institutions. Tulane is a member.

National Intergovernmental Purchasing Alliance (National IPA) - A collaborative effort of public agencies across the United States with the specific purpose of reducing procurement costs by leveraging group volume. Tulane is a member.

National Joint Powers Alliance - NJPA is a public agency, Member-driven service cooperative that serves over 35,000 Members. NJPA offers a multitude of contracted products, equipment and service opportunities to education, government and other non-profit entities. Tulane is a member.

U.S. Communities Government Purchasing Alliance - A group purchasing organization that provides access to group contracts for a wide variety of supplies and services available to member organizations. Designed in cooperation with an Advisory Board of local government purchasing officials, U.S. Communities pools the purchasing power of public agencies, achieves bulk volume discounts on behalf of public agencies, competitively solicits quality products through a lead public agency and provides a purchasing forum for public agencies nationwide. Tulane is a member.

Professional Association Links:

Institute for Supply Management - Exists to educate, develop, and advance the purchasing and supply management profession.

Louisiana Minority Supplier Development Council - Founded in 1973, the Louisiana Minority Supplier Development Council (formerly Gulf South Minority Supplier Development Council) was formed to assist major corporations in developing, enhancing and expanding minority vendor programs by integrating minority business enterprises (MBEs) into the corporate purchasing mainstream.

LAMSDC serves the State of Louisiana and is one of 39 regional minority purchasing councils affiliated with the National Minority Supplier Development Council (NMSDC). This network serves to promote procurement opportunities among the Council's minority suppliers and nurture relationships between buyers and sellers that increase the number of minority firms actively engaged in corporate supply chains.

The main objective of LAMSDC is to execute the Council’s aggressive outreach programs, which help to identify and certify minority suppliers as well as acquaint them with representatives of the corporate purchasing community.

National Association of Educational Procurement, Inc. - Facilitates the development, exchange and practice of effective and ethical procurement principles and techniques within higher education and associated communities, through continuing education, networking, public information and advocacy.

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