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Since 2006, BuyBoard Has Given $100M Back to Members

Rebate ChecksWith the challenge of flat or even declining budgets, departments like yours play a critical role in making every dollar stretch as far as it can. BuyBoard strengthens your purchasing power, streamlines the procurement process, reduces administrative costs, and puts money back into your budget.

The Local Government Purchasing Cooperative, also known as BuyBoard, offers the opportunity for Texas Cooperative members to be eligible for rebates based on purchasing volume during the year. The proof is in the numbers.

  • BuyBoard members have received about $100 million in rebates since 2006.
  • 1,322 BuyBoard members are receiving rebate checks from the 2022–23 fiscal year.
  • $10.8 million in rebates is being delivered from 2022–23 alone.

Become a member and earn money back

The BuyBoard exists to support and serve public schools, municipalities, counties, and local governments like yours. It's free and easy to become a member of BuyBoard.

How does the BuyBoard rebate work?

Earning rebates is simple. The more Texas school districts and governmental entities procure through the BuyBoard, the more money they’re eligible for at the end of the year.

  1. Make a purchase: Issue your purchase order (PO) in the name of the awarded BuyBoard vendor and indicate on the PO "Per BuyBoard Contract."
  2. Notify BuyBoard of your purchase: In order for your purchase to be eligible, you must notify BuyBoard of the purchase. One way to do this is by emailing your PO to info@buyboard.com. Your BuyBoard consultant can help find the most efficient notification method based on your organization's needs.

Start earning potential rebates now.

Who is eligible for BuyBoard rebates?

Texas BuyBoard members, including:

  • School districts, charter schools
  • Cities, counties, municipalities
  • Other local government agencies

When are rebates delivered? Who do they go to?

Rebates are delivered to qualifying members by the end of each calendar year. They are sent electronically via ACH or mailed directly to whoever signed your interlocal agreement with BuyBoard. Rebates for the Local Government Purchasing Cooperative are not guaranteed in any given year and are approved by the Cooperative’s Board of Trustees annually.

How are rebates calculated?

For individual members, every dollar of qualifying purchases starts accumulating and adding to your rebate. There is no limit on how much your organization can earn in rebates each year.

Purchase orders that have been entered and the service fee paid by the vendor from September 1 through August 31 will be eligible for a potential rebate from that year. Purchase orders that have been entered, but the service fee has not been paid by August 31 will be eligible for potential rebate the following year.  Rebates are not guaranteed in any given year and are approved by the Cooperative's Board of Trustees annually.