Supplier Inclusion Program

The Supplier Inclusion Program engages and develops underutilized businesses in ASU's procurement practices.  

Our team values inclusive business engagement and works to:

  • Encourage Participation: Actively involve underutilized businesses in procurement opportunities. Prospective suppliers will be notified of opportunities upon registration in ASU's prospective supplier portal.
  • Enhance Value: Build a procurement program that benefits the community and the university.
  • Community Needs: Keep the community informed about our needs and the capabilities of our suppliers.
  • Education and Development: Offer education and development opportunities to underutilized entrepreneurs.
  • Utilize Small Business (PUR 110): Prioritize small businesses for procurements up to $100,000 unless impracticable.
  • Search for Active ASU Suppliers: Continuously seek out underutilized businesses in FMS.

The Supplier Inclusion Program helps ASU meet grant funding requirements as an R1 research university. Awarded suppliers provide information of appropriate supplier classification. Including: Large Business, Small Business, Minority Business Enterprise, Women Business Enterprise, Veteran Owned Small Business, etc.


Supplier Inclusion Program Resources:

Local agency listings for small business companies

Business classifications and definitions: 

If you meet the classification listed above, please register with the System for Award Management to be recognized as a potential supplier for federal grants.