We believe in strength in numbers.

We believe in the power of community.


How We Work

Step 1

Community leaders share insight, build relationships, and organize their purchasing power.

Step 2

CPA gathers interest from providers and helps negotiate the best deal.

Step 3

Institutions save time, money, and support community wealth-building in the processes.


Actively Participating Organizations

$4.9 million

Saved for Members


Local, Women & Minority-Owned Partners


Million Kilowatt-Hours Switched to 100% Clean Energy

Sectors We Serve


We’ll help you negotiate better rates and buy clean electricity. We’ve saved folks an average of 3 to 15% over the past 5 years.

Savings: $3,000/yr

Trash Hauling

Most trash hauling contracts are full of tricks. We’ll help you get a fair contract at competitive rates.

Savings: $5,000/yr

Solar Installation

We’ll help you reap the benefits of solar rebates and go green for years to come with solar panels.

Savings: $2,500/yr

Natural Gas

Lock in great fixed rates averaging 5–15% over the past 3 years.

Savings: $800/yr


We work with you to determine your individualized service package and support local vendors and fair labor practices.

Savings: $3,000/yr

Copier Leasing

We have pre-negotiated pricing for the most common machines and service pricing, helping you save thousands.

Savings: $3,200/yr

Office Supplies

By working with CPA, members report an average of 12% savings per order with Staples Advantage and Office Max/Depot.

Savings: $600/yr

Cleaning & Maintenance

Higher performing providers at more affordable rates.  10–35% off supplies with our bulk orders.

$9,000/yr on services
$1,100/yr on supplies


Up to 25% discount for new or existing customers with the top providers in the industry.

Savings: $500/yr
+ 50 hours of staff time