Info for Members 30

In accordance with NRS 334.025 Program to Encourage and Facilitate Purchases by Agencies of Commodities and Services From Organizations for training and employment of persons with mental or physical disabilities:

An organization that wishes to participate in the Program must register with the Purchasing Division on a form prescribed by the Administrator before contacting any agency concerning entering into a contract pursuant to the Program.  "Organization" means an organization whose primary purpose is the training and employment of persons with mental or physical disabilities, including, without limitation, community-based training centers for the care and training of persons with physical or mental retardation described in Chapter 435.

Registration Form 18 
An organization that has entered into a contract with an agency pursuant to the Program shall report quarterly to the Purchasing Division:

  • The number of persons with mental or physical disabilities currently employed at the agency;
  • The number and value of contracts the agency has entered into pursuant to the Program which are currently in effect.

A contract entered into pursuant to the Program must provide a percentage (currently 1%) to the Purchasing Division for the administration of the program.

Quarterly Reporting Form 18 

The Quarterly Reporting Form and Administrative Fee are due to the Purchasing Division, Preferred Purchase Program no later than the 15th day of the month following the end of the quarter.

1st Quarter July 1st - September 30th 2nd Quarter October 1st - December 31st
3rd Quarter January 1st - March 31st 4th Quarter April 1st - June 30th
Payments can be mailed to the Preferred Purchase Program at:
515 E. Musser Street, Suite 300
Carson City, NV 89701








The 2017 Nevada Legislature moved the over sight of Nevada's State Use Program, Preferred Purchase, from the Department of Employment, Training and Rehabilitation, Rehabilitation Division, to the Department of Administration, Purchasing Division effective July 1, 2017.


If you have any questions regarding Registration, Reporting, the Administrative Fee or if you would like to schedule training please contact:

Purchasing Division, Preferred Purchase Program
(775) 684-0190 or