Current Bids

AEA Purchasing utilizes Public Purchase, a web based eProcurement service. For our vendors, this eProcurement system provides you with automatic notification of open bids as well as a way to electronically transmit your bid solicitation responses. The following are open solicitations for AEA Purchasing and are available via Public Purchase.

To view or respond to a solicitation, you must be registered with Public Purchase and have your account linked with AEA Purchasing. Instructions for registering are available here.

Notice to Vendors
AEPA 022 Solicitation

Sealed solicitations will be received by the Association of Educational Purchasing Agencies (AEPA) on behalf of its 29 State Member Agencies until:

12:30 p.m. CT, September 14, 2021

Bid: 022-A Furniture, 022-C Institutional Kitchen Equipment, 022-E LED Lighting, 022-F Event Seating & Staging Solutions, 022-G Technology Catalog.

RFPs: 022-B Health &Wellness

All responses shall be submitted online via Public Purchase by the due date and time listed above. AEPA documents can be downloaded at no cost after registering on Public Purchase at  For instructions on how to register with Public Purchase and respond to the solicitation, go to

Note that Vendors must be able to provide their proposed products and services in up to 29 states. 

Solicitations will be publicly opened after 12:30 p.m. CT on September 14, 2021, at Lakes Country Service Cooperative, 1001 E Mt. Faith, Fergus Falls, MN 56537.

An opening record will be posted to