IPPA is a Chapter of the National Institute of Governmental Procurement (NIGP). It is a non-profit corporation dedicated to the advancement of the procurement profession through education and cooperative relationships among its members. Our membership includes procurement professionals from federal, state, city, county, school districts, and other political subdivisions.

The Idaho Public Purchasing Association has adopted the NIGP Values and Guiding Principles of Public Procurement.

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Become a Member

Membership is open to all public procurement professionals in the State of Idaho, including federal, state, city, county, and any other political subdivision of the State (such as school districts, highway districts, port authorities, fire districts, etc.)  Also included are any full-time employees of any NIGP member agencies that are involved in contracting, purchasing, or the materials management function.

2019 Membership:

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IPPA won the NIGP 2018 Small Chapter of the Year!!

The Idaho Public Purchasing Association is pleased to announce that we have won the NIGP Small Chapter of the Year for the second year in a row!!! It's so exciting to bring back another win to Idaho! We would like to extend a HUGE thank you to all who helped contribute to IPPA's success in 2017 and to our Chapter of the Year submission, including a special shout-out to Jason Skelton, IPPA Awards Chair! See the picture above from last week's Awards Luncheon at the 2018 NIGP Annual Forum in Nashville when our win was announced. We were also honored with some other accolades:

High Percentage Increase in Membership Award, whereby our chapter achieved a 19% increase in our Chapter Membership in 2017

High Percentage of NIGP Members Award, whereby 82% of our chapter members also hold a NIGP membership

*See right side of homepage for certificates

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2018 Awards


Awards from the 2018 NIGP Annual Forum in Nashville:

Certificate of Recognition for 2018 Small Chapter of the Year

High Percentage Increase in Membership Award
19% increase in Chapter Membership in 2017

2018 HIgh Percentage of NIGP Members Award
82% of Chapter Members also hold NIGP membership