About Us

E&I Cooperative Services is the only member-owned, non-profit sourcing cooperative exclusively focused on serving the education community. And because it’s our sole focus, we are uniquely equipped with the knowledge, experience, and passion to meet the specialized needs of educational procurement.

We help our more than 5,800 member institutions make informed, analytics-driven decisions to capture more spend and optimize their education dollars.

We do this by delivering unsurpassed value and an exceptional experience through a broad portfolio of competitively solicited contracts with industry-leading suppliers, as well as innovative sourcing solutions such as Strategic Spend Assessments and eProcurement solutions.

You can become a member at no cost and there are no minimum purchasing requirements. Check out all the benefits of joining E&I and get started today.

E&I at a Glance

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$2.6+ billion
in member purchases

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131 Competitively
Solicited Contracts

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$16 + Million
Member Rebates/Incentives

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93% of Members
very or extremely satisfied

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8.5 out of 10
Supplier Satisfaction

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$200+ Million average
annual savings with E&I Contracts

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5,800 Members

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