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COMMBUYS is home to more than just contracts and bidding opportunities – Massachusetts state agencies and other public entities post grants in COMMBUYS. Here are two approaches to grantslearning about these opportunities:

Get Notified When Grants Are Posted

Municipalities and other eligible buyer entities may set up a COMMBUYS vendor account to receive notifications of grants posted in COMMBUYS. Account registration takes about 10 minutes. When establishing your COMMBUYS vendor profile, be prepared to provide the name of your organization, address, email, and Federal Employer Identification Number (FEIN), and be sure to include the dedicated grant commodity code or UNSPSC (00-00-00) in your COMMBUYS profile. Use our Quick Reference Guide to get registered.

Search for Grants

Buyer organizations also may use the COMMBUYS public search feature to find grant opportunities. From the COMMBUYS home page, select Contract & Bid Search and then Bids from the Advanced Search screen. Using the UNSPSC Segment Family drop-down menu, select 00-00 Grant Opportunity and hit Enter. Buyers also may use the provided fields to search for Grants. For example, enter the word “Grant” in the Bid Description field or narrow searches by selecting specific agencies from the Organization drop-down menu.

Still have questions? Contact the COMMBUYS Help Desk at 888-MA-State (627-8283).

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