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.
Regulations - Regulations regarding federal contracting policy.
– 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.
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
Group Purchasing Organization Links:
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.
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.
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
Professional Association Links:
Institute for Supply Management
- Exists to educate, develop, and advance the purchasing and supply management
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
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.