About Us

E&I is the largest, member-owned, not-for-profit purchasing cooperative serving the needs of education. We provide over 100 competitively awarded contracts as well as consulting services and dedicated member resources nationwide. As a trusted advisor to the education community, we exist solely to help our members save time and money. Last year alone, we delivered over $200 million in savings. And by the way, membership is FREE!

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Why E&I? – A Video Introduction


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E&I Cooperative Services Presents Annual Business Partner Awards

E&I Cooperative Services (E&I) has honored the outstanding achievements of its business partners with the presentation of its… Read More

E&I Member Purchases Exceed 2.7 Billion Dollars in 2016; The Cooperative Returns More Than Million to Members in the Form of Rebates

E&I Cooperative Services returned more than million to members in the form of rebates in 2016, and… Read More

E&I Announces Several Additions to Food Services Portfolio

E&I Cooperative members can now take advantage of new competitively awarded contracts with Canteen, Chartwells and Levy Restaurants.… Read More