SPPA Application
8/25/2023 - 12/15/2023
12:00 AM - 11:45 PM Eastern
Event Registration
Event Description
The NCAGP presents the Sustained Professional Purchasing Award (SPPA) annually and recognizes all member agencies who have demonstrated sustained excellence in purchasing during the calendar year.  The criteria for the SPPA includes the use of technology, minority outreach, staff certification, customer training, vendor training and the use of recycled products.  The 2023 SPPA application is due on Friday, December 15, 2023.
Friendly Reminder:
  • The 2023 SPPA application (click here) is available at www.cagponline.org.  Once an agency completes the application, please email the application and supporting documentation to Cheryl Wright at: sppa@cagponline.org.  A confirmation email will be sent to confirm receipt of the application.  If you do not receive an email confirming receipt of the application, call Cheryl Wright at 704-283-3563 for status.
  • The agency must complete the application, provide the payment receipt, and supporting documentation as one PDF (not a separate pdf for each item) to sppa@cagponline.org.  If you have difficulty uploading the application package, call Cheryl Wright at 704-283-3563 before the SPPA application deadline.   
  • All links must be embedded links – Google can provide instructions on how to attach an embedded link into a document.  Test the links out prior to submitting!
  • All information, screenshots, sample forms MUST be within the award time period of December 1, 2022 – November 30, 2023 unless another time frame was requested (see the table below).
SPPA Award Year Reporting Period Current Award Past Two Reporting Periods Past Three Reporting Periods Past Five Reporting Periods
2023 December 1, 2022 –
November 30, 2023
2022 December 1, 2021 –
November 30, 2022
  X X X
2021 December 1, 2020 –
November 30, 2021
    X X
2020 December 1, 2019 –
November 30, 2020
2019 December 1, 2018  – November 30, 2019        
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8/25/2023 - 12/15/2023  
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