We are pleased you are interested in providing products and services to Denver Public Schools!
The DPS Purchasing function is centralized to serve our District’s procurement needs in an efficient and timely manner, providing processes that brings the District the best purchase value and helps ensure our purchases are in compliance with applicable laws and District policy.
The Strategic Sourcing team strives to maximize the effectiveness, efficiency and economy of district funds in purchases, to provide excellent customer service, and to protect the district through standardized policies and procedures.
Our services include:
- Provide for effective, efficient and economical purchases
- Procure goods and services at the lowest possible cost (best value)
- Establish a continuity of supply sources
- Establish key strategic partnerships which will maximize the district’s buying power-locally and nationally
- Maintain high-quality standards
- Avoid duplication of work
- Achieve harmonious, productive work relationships with other departments and suppliers
- Accomplish these above objectives at the lowest possible costs to the district