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Saving Community Health Centers
Millions Since 1998

Commonwealth Purchasing Group is a group purchasing organization providing products and services at lower costs to improve efficiency.  We work with community health centers and nonprofit human services organizations providing them savings to further their respective missions.

Why Start Saving with a Group Purchasing Organization (GPO)?

We can think of a few great reasons to start saving with a group purchasing organization (GPO). GPOs help businesses interested in buying similar products gain leverage through combined purchasing power. By leveraging this buying power, GPOs drive deep discounts for their members on supplies and services.

Why Choose CommonWealth Purchasing Group?

From medical, dental, and office supply costs to recruiting services, our vendors deliver exceptionally low pricing alongside exceptionally high customer service.

CommonWealth Purchasing Group (CPG) was founded in 1998 by the Massachusetts League of Community Health Centers. CPG is a group purchasing organization (GPO) established to address economic issues facing health centers and nonprofit community service organizations. Today, with more than 800 member organizations across 47 states, CPG negotiates deep discounts and significant savings opportunities. With over 70 nationally recognized vendors, CPG promises exceptional customer support and incomparable savings.

Deep Discounts

Complimentary Cost Analysis

Inventory Management


CPG is an independent group purchasing organization (GPO), meaning we contract directly with each of our vendors; this allows us to establish, manage and maintain every aspect of our program.


CPG is dedicated to serving community health centers and similar nonprofit human service organizations. We’ve carefully designed every policy and procedure for maximum effectiveness within your fields. Our organization was founded with a mission to free up time for our members and improve services along the way. Above all, this allows you to focus on your organization’s mission.


There’s no cost to join CPG, so our members never write us a check. All of our funding comes from the administrative fees our vendors pay. Those fees are based on member purchases and are explained more in-depth in our Participation Agreement.


We work with a range of leading national vendors across the product areas that matter to our members most. CPG also offers a number of regional contracts, designed to meet our members’ specific needs. Our skilled team regularly reviews vendor contracts to assure competitive pricing and high-quality services.

Member Service

CPG provides a wealth of benefits and services, tailored to address member needs, related products, purchasing practices, systems, and education. We arrange direct contractual relationships with every vendor. Therefore, we can reach senior managers right away, meeting member needs efficiently and effectively.

Advisory Board

CPG has a national Advisory Board tasked with guiding the program. The Board is comprised of senior staff from within our membership. Board members include CEOs, CFOs, and COOs from a diverse assortment of health center and nonprofit backgrounds. We host quarterly meetings at our headquarters to allow opportunities to provide and discuss strategic advice. We also welcome opportunities for feedback on program performance, impact and share ideas about product sectors and potential new vendors. Above all, the Board also ensures that CPG is fulfilling its mission. To empower community health centers and similar nonprofits with efficiency, cost-savings and peace of mind.

Our Membership is Free. Start Saving Today!

Average Savings

Members join CommonWealth Purchasing Group to save their organizations money. While cost savings vary, we offer lower-cost alternatives to a wide range of healthcare-related products, office supplies, services, and technologies. In addition, our team is trained to help to increase the efficiency of your organization’s inventory and ordering processes.

Three ways to save:

  1. We find lower pricing for the products you order
  2. We offer lower-priced alternative products
  3. We offer inventory management solutions to increase ordering efficiency and cut down on waste

Free Apples-To-Apples Cost Comparison

We’ll deliver a no-cost, no-obligation, “Apples to Apples” cost comparison to highlight where our programs can find savings for you. Simply upload 1-3 months of invoices below and in 10-14 business days, we can provide you with a comprehensive savings report.

First, we take a representative sample of your organization’s most recent invoices. Then, in consultation with our vendors, we conduct a two-part analysis and determine where cost savings are attainable. Gathering invoices can be a hassle, but we’ve found that they’re integral to providing an accurate cost-comparison and savings report. As a result, you will have a custom detailed report showing where you can save money the most.

We welcome and are always happy to accept invoices for analysis!

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