Updated Purchasing Thresholds for Bids and Quotes

Published on December 23, 2020 in Office of Business and Operations

The Commonwealth of Pennsylvania has announced updated bid and quote thresholds, effective on January 1, 2021. Purchases between $10,000 and $21,300 require a minimum of 3 competitive quotes, or use of a cooperative purchasing agreement. Any purchase over $21,300 requires public bidding or a competitive RFP process, requiring a minimum of 8 weeks to complete. The Purchasing Threshold Matrix has been updated for 2021. Please contact Drew Schenk with any questions or for assistance.