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Requisition Deadlines 2023-24.pdf

The Buffalo Public School District Purchase Department aims to:

  • Insure that schools and departments receive prompt service to meet the needs of students and staff

  • Secure quality, cost-effective products, in a timely manner, using best procurement practices

  • Continually seek out, develop, and maintain strong business relationships with vendors

  • Enhance procurement through efficient use of technology and communication

  • Comply with New York State Finance Laws and the policies and procedures set forth by the Board of Education

The Buffalo Public School District (BPS) invites all businesses and organizations to participate in the procurement process. The District seeks contracts with vendors who provide quality goods and services at competitive prices and in a timely fashion. 

Doing Business with BPS

The Purchase Department assists all departments and schools with the acquisition of goods and services, the development of bid specifications, and the awarding of contracts to vendors. 

Vendors should regularly monitor this website for new solicitations that are of interest to their organization. No guarantee is made or implied that the District will notify vendors of any current or upcoming bids.

See the section below titled Vendors

  • for more information on how to register for notifications via our Bonfire portal

  • to update your information in the BPS vendor records