THE REGIONAL MARKETPLACE:

Access procurement opportunities from our anchor institutions in an easy-to navigate platform

What is the South Florida Anchor Alliance Regional Marketplace?

A FREE online platform designed for local, small businesses to access billions in contracting and purchasing opportunities from participating regional anchor institutions. The Health Foundation of South Florida, the region’s largest philanthropic organization focused on achieving health equity in historically underserved communities, is investing up to $1.2 million through its South Florida Anchor Alliance initiative to develop the Regional Marketplace and help increase ACCESS to opportunities for small businesses.

Participating Anchors

How It Works!

Qualifying vendors currently registered with a participating anchor institution will be uploaded automatically to the South Florida Anchor Alliance Regional Marketplace. Following the vendor upload, RFPs and other procurement opportunities from our anchor institutions will be accessible in the Marketplace. Be one of the first vendors to take advantage of this groundbreaking initiative.

This is only the beginning!

The South Florida Anchor Alliance Regional Marketplace increases your access and expands your business opportunities! Ready to get started? It’s as easy as 1,2,3.

STEP 1

Check your inbox for Regional Marketplace email from our technology provider, Avisare

STEP 2

Follow the link and confirm your vendor registration

STEP 3

Enhance your Regional Marketplace vendor profile for your best chance to compete

STEP 1

STEP 2

STEP 3

Check your inbox for Regional Marketplace email from our technology provider, Avisare

Follow the link and confirm your vendor registration

Enhance your Regional Marketplace vendor profile for your best chance to compete

How to Enhance Your Vendor Profile

The South Florida Ancho Alliance Regional Marketplace uses your vendor profile information for business matching to provide you with suggested matches for RFPs and other procurement opportunities. The more robust you make your business profile, the more likely you are to get “matched” to opportunities that are right for your business.

Updating your vendor profile is easy. You can take advantage of any or all of the enhancements below, making your profile more competitive:

  • Customize your header Image
  • Provide a detailed company description
  • Add your certifications
  • Develop a capabilities statement
  • Add core business documents (needed for most RFPs)
  • Add case studies (if available)
  • Add references or business contacts
  • Add customers (current or past)

If you are not a registered vendor with one of these anchor institutions, you can still register in the Regional Marketplace platform.

Who is the South Florida Anchor Alliance?

South Florida Anchor Alliance is a collaborative of regional institutions-hospitals and healthcare systems, education enterprises, and municipalities-coming together to harness their collective multibillion-dollar spending power and vast human and intellectual capital in order to create a more just and inclusive local economy. The collective commitment of these institutions supports the stability and growth of our local small business community by providing access to critical resources that expand access to contracting opportunities, training assistance, capacity building and workforce development.

The South Florida Anchor Alliance was founded by the Health Foundation of South Florida, with support from Citi Foundation.

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