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 Through its Agency Certification Award program, the Universal Public Procurement Certification Council (UPPCC) identifies organizations that have earned the distinguished and unique honor of achieving in and or maintaining a high percentage of UPPCC Certified staff. This program was developed to recognized those organizations that have made a concerted effort to achieve procurement excellence.

The Sterling Agency Award recognizes exceptional agencies that in addition to achieving a fully certified procurement staff, have maintained UPPCC Agency Certification status for three (3) consecutive years running.

Note: Bold listings indicate a Sterling Agency Award Recipient.


  • Arapahoe County, CO
  • City of Lakewood, CO
  • City of Longmont, CO
  • Poudre School District, CO


Rocky Mountain Governmental Purchasing Association

Established over 35 years ago, the Rocky Mountain Governmental Purchasing Association (RMGPA) is a diverse, non-profit organization whose membership includes purchasing officers, agents, buyers, managers and others associated with public purchasing throughout Colorado and Wyoming. RMGPA has been a member Chapter of NIGP: The Institute for Public Procurement since 1987.

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