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  • Pima County Receives Outstanding Agency Award From the National Institute of Governmental Purchasing

    Jun 23, 2014 | Read More News
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    Outstanding Agency AwardThe Outstanding Agency Accreditation Achievement Award recognizes those agencies that lead the public procurement profession. The Program is designed to be a self-evaluation process based on the Agency Accreditation Criteria Form. Agencies meeting the minimum requirements will receive an achievement certificate. Accreditation certification is valid for three years at which time the agency will be required to re-accredit.

    Although NIGP has more than 2600 Agency members, only 86 agencies have received this recognition and award. Arizona agencies that have received Outstanding Agency Accreditation include:

    • Arizona State Procurement Office
    • Arizona Department of Transportation
    • City of Peoria
    • City of Chandler
    • Pima County

    About NIGP

    The National Institute of Governmental Purchasing, Inc. (NIGP) is a national, membership-based non-profit organization providing support to professionals in the public sector purchasing profession. NIGP provides its members with many services, including education, professional networking, research, and technical assistance.

    Organized in 1944, NIGP is an international not-for-profit educational and technical organization of public purchasing agencies. The Institute is composed of 70 affiliate chapters and more than 2,600 agency members representing federal, state, provincial and local government levels throughout the United States and Canada. These agencies represent over 12,000 individuals serving the public procurement community.