purchasing

Procurement Resources

State purchasing and contracting is highly complex, so it is important that information is readily available to agency purchasers, vendors and the agency staff who will be working commodities and services delivered to the state agencies and taxpayers.

Statewide Procurement Outreach Team
Get help using Statewide Procurement Division online tools including TxSmartBuy and the Vendor Performance Tracking System.

Publications and Forms
Find contract and procurement manuals, purchasing statutes, forms, reports and downloadable datasets.

NIGP Commodity Book
Bidders, vendors, and state agency personnel can reference the class-item numbering and descriptions found in this book to make it easier for state vendors and customers to connect.

Search for CMBL/HUB Vendors
The CMBL/HUB Directory Search makes it easy for agencies to search for vendors, including Texas certified HUBs who have elected to register on the CMBL

Statutes and Procedures
Find the statutes and rules that govern statewide procurement and purchasing by state agencies and higher education.

Grant Management
Research grants administered by state agencies and the Uniform Grant Management Standards.