Grantee Guidance: Procurement
The following guidance will explain our procurement process, answer frequently asked questions; provide procurement templates and set you up to get more youth in Minnesota walking, biking and rolling to school, and in daily life.
This guidance is provided to ensure that all recipients and/or grantees are aware of and comply with procurement requirements and conduct procurement transactions in a manner that provides full and open competition. The MnDOT Office of Transit and Active Transportation (OTAT) provides the same level of guidance and requirements for all procurements, regardless if granted with federal or state funds.
Procurement processes will vary based on the type and amount of the supply, equipment, product or service. Each method for procurement is listed below, by clicking on the specific method sample documents are provided to complete your procurement. Prior to soliciting vendors and signing contracts with vendors, sub-recipients and/or grantees must provide their completed documents for MnDOT's Safe Routes to School staff to review and then wait for a Notice to Proceed.
Purchasing/Procurement FAQ (updated January, 2020)