States need a quick and efficient method to get essential supplies into the hands of child care providers with little manual intervention and that meets administrative management controls and requirements. Child care providers need an easy, effective, and efficient way to access essential supplies without having to submit receipts for reimbursement which can take several weeks, placing further stress on their tenuous budgets. A public-private partnership can respond to these fundamental community needs with an efficient resolution, an online platform solution.
CCA For Social Good and Food & Supply Source created an online child care shared services purchasing platform that allows states to:
- maintain tight control over a pre-defined product catalog of COVID-19 compliant essential items,
- achieve administrative efficiency to easily allocate funds, audit spend on demand, and
- access discounted pricing for PPE, cleaning supplies, and other COVID-19 related products with delivery to individual child care providers in as little as two days, without a delivery charges or minimum order size.
Louise Stoney, thought leader on shared services, explored the successes of the Essential Supplies Purchasing Platform partnership in a recent blog post.
To learn more about the benefits of the platform and how to implement, please explore our FAQ.
Please reach out to Denise Sayer at firstname.lastname@example.org to schedule time to discuss implementation or to address any questions.