These initiatives impact the way state solicitations are designed and evaluated.
Effectively leverage the State's purchasing power to create savings for taxpayers. By combining and streamlining purchase activities, the State can achieve lower pricing and better value on commonly purchased goods and services.
Increase the amount of each State purchasing dollar that is spent with Indiana companies to $0.90.
Indiana Veteran Owned Small Business (IVOSB)
The Indiana Department of Administration (IDOA) has a goal to procure at least 3 percent of state contracts with Indiana veteran-owned small businesses (IVOSB).
Ability Indiana is a preferential purchasing program that provides employment opportunities to people with disabilities and encourages state, county and other units of government to purchase products and services from approved State Use vendors without competitive bidding.