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About MiDEAL

The MiDEAL Advantage

The MiDEAL Extended Purchasing Program provides opportunities for members to leverage the contracts established by the State of Michigan. The program is open to Michigan cities, townships, villages, counties, school districts, universities, community colleges and nonprofit hospitals. Watch a video about the MiDEAL Program on our YouTube Channel.

Benefits to members

Best Value Purchasing Process: 
The State evaluates a vendor's experience, qualifications, service and delivery, ensuring a fair price and high-quality contract.

Time and Money Savings: 
Members save on the duplication of administrative costs and the time needed to find the right contract.

Extensive Portfolio: 
Members have access to approximately 500 competitively bid State of Michigan contracts.

Support for Michigan Businesses: 
Michigan businesses hold the majority of the State's contracts.

All Departments Benefit: 
Staff in all departments of an organization may participate in the program once the membership is activated.

Direct Vendor Contact: 
Members work directly with the vendor to secure the goods and services.

Join the MiDEAL Program and Start Saving

Send the following information to to apply for membership: organization name, contact name, mailing address, contact phone number, and email address. After applying, the MiDEAL staff will send a welcome packet, member invoice and a one-page member agreement. Contact Mary Hanses with questions at 517.388.4558.

Membership Fees

Membership is available for a nominal annual fee.  Learn more about the fees