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For Business


The Bureau of Strategic Sourcing (BOSS) works closely with the State's Chief Procurement Officer and State Purchasing Officers of the Executive Ethics Commission (EEC) to provide improved transparency, accountability and cost savings in the procurement process.

Vendor Outreach

The Bureau of Strategic Sourcing (BoSS) will be offering a monthly webinar session to help businesses navigate the State of Illinois procurement process.


The State of Illinois wants to do business with you. The State of Illinois purchases billions of dollars’ worth of products and services each year for social service facilities, office buildings, garages, state parks, and other State service facilities.

Surplus Property

The Surplus Property Division is charged with the administration and disposal of all surplus personal property generated by state agencies, boards, commissions, universities, and constitutional office-holders, and excess and surplus property no longer needed by the U. S. Government.

Vendor Payment Program

The Vendor Payment Program is a voluntary program designed to expedite payments to State vendors and service providers. Participation is simple and secure, and vendors receive 100 percent value of their receivables free of cost.

Veteran Business Program (VBP)

The Veterans Business Program (VBP) assists businesses owned by qualified veterans and veteran service-disabled persons to gain access to State of Illinois contracting opportunities and to participate in the competitive procurement process.