- Access a message from the Assistant Secretary for Operational Services Gary Lambert and the Executive Order that put this program in place. Learn about the SBPP mission, eligibility criteria, program benefits and more.
- NEW: Small Business Purchasing Program (SBPP) required notification language: Executive Departments must include the following language in the Quick Quote Qualification field or Solicitation Description field when procuring non-construction goods and services valued between $10,000 and $150,000:..Read more
- These reports provide data outlining the progress made by state agencies toward compliance with the program for each fiscal year.
Fiscal Year 2013 Small Business Purchasing Program Benchmark Issued
The Operational Services Division is pleased to announce the issuance of the Fiscal Year 2013 benchmark for the Small Business Purchasing Program (SBPP). In an effort to increase the use of small businesses in public purchasing, Executive Branch Departments are strongly encouraged to spend 2.5% of annual procurement expenditures with small businesses enrolled in the SBPP. By issuing this benchmark, Executive Branch Departments have a greater incentive to support the existence and growth of small businesses in the Commonwealth by continuing to invest in Massachusetts-based small business enrolled in the SBPP.
The Small Business Purchasing Program was established in 2010 to support small businesses in the Commonwealth. To enroll in the program, please follow these five steps.
- Effective July 1, 2011 businesses interested in bidding on contract opportunities offered through Comm-PASS can do so for free. Read more...
- Review this summary schedule of Operational Services Division's upcoming procurement activity.
- Follow these five steps to participate in the Small Business Purchasing Program.
- Access questions that vendors ask, questions that Executive Department purchasers ask and the clear answers to all.