A copy of the entire State Procurement Manual (SPM) can be downloaded
Commonly used procurement forms can be found on the Forms tab on VendorNet:
The State Agencies Purchasing Council, composed of agency and State procurement personnel, provides a forum for discussion of policies and procedures and makes recommendations for the promotion and improved effectiveness of the statewide purchasing function. More information about SAPC can be
The Interagency Procurement Council (IPC) consists of a representative from each of the State agencies with formal purchasing delegation. IPC is tasked with identifying ways to further streamline and reform the State procurement process, while also making it more transparent and accountable. The IPC may recommend changes to current procurement policies and procedures. Current member agencies to IPC include the State Bureau of Procurement, Employee Trust Funds, State Fair Park, UW System Administration, UW-Madison, and the Departments of Administration (representing DOA and all CAPS agencies), Health Services, Workforce Development, Transportation, Corrections, Natural Resources, Justice, and Children & Families.
A narrative summary of changes made from the legacy manual to the new SPM can be found here:
SPM Reform SummaryState Procurement Manual Frequently Asked Questions
Archive of the SBOP Newsletter SPM Special Editions:
SBOP Newsletter Archive