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Procurement and Tendering

The Materials Management Department is responsible for the general oversight of the organization and administration of the procurement function within the Toronto Catholic District School Board (TCDSB).

Consistent with the Board’s Purchasing Policy and Public Sector best practices, Materials Management Department will:

  • Source goods and services through a competitive bidding process that is open, fair and transparent to ensure equal treatment without preference.
  • Purchase goods and services at the lowest possible cost giving due consideration to service, quality and suitability in addition to price.
  • Maximize the financial resources and aggregate buying power of the Board.
  • Initiate and maintain effective contractual relationships with suppliers.
  • Ensure procurement compliance with the Bidder Public Sector Procurement Directive, provincial trade agreements and any other the legislative requirements.
  • To dispose of surplus, obsolete/non functional equipment as required.

Current bids can be viewed through the link below.

Welcome to the TCDSB Bid Opportunities Website​​


The Toronto Catholic District School Board posts bid opportunities on the bids&tenders electronic tendering system.


This site allows potential Bidders to create a Bidding System Vendor account. Bidders select commodity codes for goods and services and the Bidding System will notify the Vendor by email of Bid opportunities matching their commodity code selection. Suppliers are awarded by way of tender and through the requirements of the TCDSB Procurement Process. You can read more about this on our website:


  • All vendors interested in bidding on future TCDSB procurements must register with bids&tenders.


  • Bids received from vendors who have not registered with bids&tenders will not be considered.


  • Bidders are solely responsible for ensuring their Vendor account information is kept current.


  • Step by step instructions on how to create an Account are available through the Vendor Guide


  • Bid submissions will continue to be received via sealed bids until further notice 



For any further questions, please send an email to either Coordinator: Jacqueline Charles  ( and/or Purchasing Manager: Vince Artuso ( 


You may also reach our Buyers directly:

Holly Chung ( – Classroom supplies, Phys-Ed equipment, Health & Safety

Tiffany Li ( – Computer and IT equipment, Classroom furniture

Chitty Chen ( – Planning, Facilities and Renewal


Please refer to the following link for a complete list of our current staff: Contacts | Toronto Catholic District School Board (

-Last updated: October, 2021

Purchasing Support:
If you have questions about a specific bid opportunity please direct your inquiry to the contact person listed in the bid document.
Technical Support:
If you encounter technical issues, please contact


Please click here to go to the TCDSB Bid Opportunities Website.​​​​​​​​