Does GCS purchase from NC State Contract?
Yes, GCS purchases some items that are available through State Contracts. Information about products available on State Contract may be obtained from the North Carolina Division of Purchase and Contracts located under
Does GCS pay sales tax?
yes, GCS is required to pay North Carolina sales tax. Invoices should reflect the proper sales tax amounts. Invoices from construction contractors should also show the amount of sales tax paid in performance of their work.
How can I get a list of commodities that are purchased and how can I find out about upcoming bids?
The Purchasing Directory section lists the most often purchased commodities and the staff person responsible for those commodities. Questions regarding commodities may be directed to the responsible staff person by e-mail or phone. Information about current and archived bids are posted under the Bid Solicitation page.
How do HUB businesses obtain MWBE Certification?
HUBS must be certified with the state of North Carolina. HUB vendors must identify themselves as such on GCS Vendor Application form and forward a copy of the certification to the Purchasing Department. For more information please contact the HUB Department at 919-807-2330 or email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Does GCS solicit Historically Underutilized Businesses?
GCS actively seeks and identifies qualified minority (MBE), women-owned (WBE) and disabled (DBE) business enterprises and encourages their participation in responding to bids on all construction, service and purchase contracts.
How do I get on the Guilford County School's vendor list?
To become an active vendor with the Guilford County School System vendors must fill out a vendor application form and return it to the Purchasing Department. An application from is available under the Vendor Application page.