Purchasing Cooperatives

Purchasing cooperatives help reduce costs for individual members by using their larger buying power to negotiate lower prices. Hopewell Valley has participated in purchasing cooperatives since the 1990s. The district is an active member in 9 such ventures, saving money on expenses from electricity and gasoline to janitorial supplies and copy paper. Below is a listing of the co-ops the district has joined and the goods and services they currently offer.

  • Hopewell Township Cooperative Pricing System
  • Hunterdon County Educational Services Commission: general office supplies, physical education supplies, custodial supplies, health supplies, art/craft supplies, science supplies, interactive whiteboards, furniture
  • County of Mercer Cooperative Pricing System
  • Educational Services Commission of Morris County: service and trades
  • The Educational Services Commission of New Jersey
  • National Intergovernmental Purchasing Alliance (IPA) Cooperative Purchasing Contracting
  • Mercer County Special Services School District Cooperative Pricing System
  • Keystone Purchasing Network Cooperative Purchasing Program
  • U.S. Communities Government Purchasing Alliance