U.S. Communities is the leading national cooperative purchasing program, providing world-class government procurement resources and solutions to local and state government agencies, school districts (K-12), higher education institutions, and nonprofits looking for the best overall supplier government pricing. 

  • No User Fees – no costs or fees to participate.
  • Best Overall Supplier Government Pricing – by combining the potential cooperative purchasing power of up to 90,000 public agencies, you are able to access the best overall supplier government pricing.
  • Quality Brands – thousands of the best brands in a wide variety of categories, services and solutions.
  • Integrity and Experience – unlike other government cooperative purchasing organizations, U.S. Communities national government purchasing cooperative is co-sponsored by 5 leading national organizations and over 90 state, city and regional organizations.
  • Oversight by Public Purchasing Professionals – Advisory Board of well-respected public procurement professionals provides leadership, direction, and ensures adherence to our high standards.

Vizient is the industry’s largest supply contracting company and the nation’s largest member-owned health care services company. We help members and their affiliates—from academic medical centers to acute and non-acute community providers—reduce costs and deliver better, smarter care for their patients and communities.

We deliver unmatched supply savings and value through our sourcing services, as well as information and data. Optimize your supply operations to drive operational efficiency, lower supply costs and achieve clinically integrated supply goals with strategic solutions that deliver industry-leading savings and value.