Become a Member

NJPA_Official_Seal.pngFeel “FREE” to join NJPA at no-cost, no obligation and no liability. Joining NJPA allows you the opportunity to access competitively awarded nationally leveraged cooperative purchasing contracts for life!

We ask you join in the fashion that meets your agency's legal or policy requirements.

Apply to Join NJPA

  • NJPA Online Application – Nearly 90% of NJPA members join utilizing the online application. Within 2 business days you will receive your NJPA Member ID # electronically. You will also receive an NJPA membership packet by mail within 7-10 business days.

If your agency/organization requires executed signatures, please utilize one of the options below:

Participating Members are non-voting members of NJPA that are able to enter into Joint Powers Agreements. Nonprofit organizations, nonpublic schools and other similar entities may join NJPA through an Associate Membership. Full voting memberships are limited to units of government or education located within the five county region of Minnesota which NJPA was originally created to serve.

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*Updating your membership profile will not change your member number or membership status

Get to Know NJPA

Although browsing our site will uncover many great resources about NJPA, we are delighted to present a simple, one-page flier that summarizes our key value. Perhaps you need a little encouragement or a snap shot of NJPA to complete your application...or maybe you are a Member looking for a quick way to summarize NJPA to an associate, our "Get to Know NJPA” flyer is it!

Members: Get to Know NJPA

Over 50,000 Members are already enjoying the value of choice in purchasing. Hundreds more are joining each month. Membership is at no cost, no obligation or liability to your organization. Share this membership opportunity with your colleagues and other agencies within your network.