It’s not about us. It’s about you!
We exist for one purpose: to help communities.
We are honored every time you call on us to help serve your community.
A self-sustaining government organization, Sourcewell has over 40 years of dedicated service helping government, education, and nonprofit agencies operate more efficiently through a variety of solutions.
- Contract purchasing solutions that are competitively solicited nationally, offering over 400 awarded contracts.
- Technology solutions for schools are provided through a specialized division called Sourcewell Technology
- Regional programs and services to support area schools and communities – such as shared professional services and training opportunities – for our five-county service region in Minnesota.
Frequently Asked Questions & Answers about Sourcewell
Is Sourcewell a government agency?
Yes. Sourcewell is a service cooperative created by the Minnesota legislature as a local unit of government (Minn. Const. art. XII, sec. 3). Sourcewell is governed by local elected municipal officials and school board members. Minn. Stat. § 123A.21 Subd. 4 (2017). As a public agency, all Sourcewell employees are government employees.
Who can participate in Sourcewell?
All education and government entities, as well as nonpublic schools and nonprofit organizations, can register with Sourcewell as a participating agency by completing a simple online registration form.
How is Sourcewell governed?
A Board of Directors governs Sourcewell and is elected by full-voting members from a pool of county commissioners, city council members, mayors, or school board members from our five-county service area.