Who We Are

CORD is the premier buying organization for ministries.

Serving thousands of ministries throughout the entire United States, CORD delivers over 10 billion dollars in purchasing power to bring significant savings for our members to invest back into their ministry.

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The CORD Difference

Cord understands ministry, but more importantly we understand you. With over 75 years combined experience in administration, purchasing, church leadership and hospitality ministry, the team at CORD is unparalleled in meeting the procurement needs of churches, camps, schools, missions, and ministries. We specialize in optimizing all areas of spending. No ministry should stand alone in the market of today. Be a part of the bigger experience…let CORD help! Formed in 1992, CORD offers quality service at lower pricing from the leading vendors in every area of industry including:

Food Service

Office Supplies

Janitorial and Maintenance

Insurance

Technology

and More...

Frequently Asked Questions

What does it cost to join CORD?

Absolutely nothing. No sign up fees. In fact, it costs NOT to join!

Our ministry is currently using one of your vendors. Are we still eligible?

Great! We will notify your vendor, at your request, of your access to our contract and its improved pricing.

Are the purchases made through CORD?

No, business is done as usual directly through the vendor partners.

What area of service does CORD cover?

CORD covers all areas of ministry from supply chain purchasing (food service, office products, janitorial supplies, etc.) to asset management (daily operations, technology and communications, etc.) and risk management (safety supplies and instruction, insurance, etc.) plus more!

Does CORD substitute inferior service and products for better pricing?

We work with only the best producers and service providers. No sacrifice of quality or level of service is necessary to achieve our excellent values. Unlike other companies, our vendor agreements are negotiated at the highest levels of management for committed partnerships.

Is there any obligation to use only CORD vendors?

While the greatest savings come from utilizing the entire CORD program, there is no obligation to use only CORD vendors.

If I switch to using one of your vendors, what will my former vendor think/do?

You can expect your former vendor to try and win you back by slashing prices on a line item or two, then over time they will raise your price again. CORD will help you. Have them give us a call.

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Thousands of ministries have found relief by joining CORD. No longer are you viewed as an individual property making purchases. Vendors now see you as part of a 10 billion buying power.

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