Below is a helpful collection of resources for vendors interested in doing business with the County. The information below includes links to government agencies that recognize the County's MBE/WBE/VBE and potentially helpful business organizations to contact for assistance.
Cook County Government
The Office of the Chief Procurement Officer provides an online listing of all current bid proposals, request for proposal (RFPs), awarded bids, forms and other information about Cook County procurement opportunities. Current contracting opportunities with Cook County are available here.
Cook County Health and Hospitals System
As a public entity, the Cook County Health and Hospitals System Supply Chain Management (SCM) Department welcomes all suppliers to participate in the open bidding and RFP process. It encourages all potential suppliers to use the guidelines provided in this website to assist them in future bidding RFP efforts. Any questions regarding bidding/buying procedures should be directed to the Supply Chain Management staff. For more information please visit the Supply Chain Management Department site.
Other Local Opportunities
The following government agencies recognize Cook County’s MBE/WBE/VBE Certification. Please review their websites for current contracting opportunities:
Theses minority and women business organizations may also be of assistance to MBE/WBE/VBE vendors:
African American Contractors Association
Asian American Business Association
Cosmopolitan Chamber of Commerce
North Business Industrial Council PTAC
Suburban Minority Contractors Association