Seeking IT Expertise, known as the SITE Program, is the new successor to the former 902TS Master Contract Program. This program is effective from 4/16/2014 to 4/15/2019. SITE is managed jointly by the Minnesota Department of Administration and MN.IT Services.
SITE provides a streamlined approach for state agencies and other governmental units to secure highly-skilled IT-related professional contractors and consultants via a fast and intuitive process. MN.IT manages the contracting and approval process for our customers so they can get consultants on board fast.
Key features and benefits of the program are:
We pre-screen and register vendors with these specific IT specialties:
This program is available for use by State of Minnesota executive branch state agencies along with other government units eligible under the State’s cooperative purchasing venture (CPV) established pursuant to Minnesota Statutes §16C.03, subdivision 10. Entities eligible to participate under the state’s cooperative purchasing are described in the following Minnesota State Statutes:
Entities other than executive branch state agencies must apply to participate in the CPV program prior to utilizing this program if the organization is not already a member. Membership is free! Once you have determined the category under which your organization is eligible, print the CPV Subscription Form, complete it, and send it with any other documentation required to:
A membership permit number and security access code for the CPV program will be sent to you following receipt of your application.
Try the Decision Tree
With all the options available, it may seem difficult to know which solution is right for your project and your agency. The Materials and Management Division (MMD) offers the Decision Tree an easy to use tool to help you choose the contracting services and process that fits your project.
The request and approval process starts with submittal of required documentation. Reviews and approvals are managed jointly by MN.IT Services and the Materials and Management Division (MMD).
For forms, instructions and information, visit Master Contracts: Getting Started.
If you have questions, need help with or have comments about Master Contracts, please contact us: