The goal of this site is to serve as a source of purchasing information to all vendors and prospective bidders who wish to do business with the Guilford County Schools. You will find information on how the purchasing process works, whom to contact for the many commodities and services required by Guilford County Schools, and information about current bid opportunities.
The Guilford County Schools Purchasing Department is committed to:
Minority and Women-Owned Businesses
The Guilford County Board of Education is committed to providing equal opportunities for participation in all aspects of the Guilford County Schools contracting and purchasing programs including, but not limited to, participating in procurement contracts for materials, services, construction and repair work activities, and lease agreements in the Guilford County Schools. The Guilford County Board of Education prohibits discrimination against any person or business in the pursuit of these opportunities on the basis of race, color, gender, religion, handicap or national origin, and will make every effort to conduct its contracting and purchasing program so as to prevent any discrimination. The Board of Education actively seeks to identify qualified minority, handicapped, and women-owned business enterprises so as to widen opportunities for participation as providers of goods and services, increase competition and ensure the proper and diligent use of public funds.
The Purchasing Department is responsible for the purchase of supplies, apparatus, materials and equipment for the system's schools and administrative departments. The Purchasing Department is also responsible for formal and informal construction contracting and contracting for services, as well as disposal of surplus property.
The following links should be of interest to vendors interested in doing business with the State of North Carolina and other purchasing entities across the state.