As a public institution, Dalhousie University has a responsibility to act and be seen to act in a fair and open manner. University purchasing activities must be conducted in accord with this responsibility.

University Procurement Policy

This policy has been developed to ensure that all university funds are well managed and used effectively and economically. The policy describes the purchasing authority and responsibilities for purchasing within the university, along with the processes for acquisition of goods and services. 

Purchase Requisition Approval [PDF - 127kB]

This instruction outines the responsibilities for approval of a purchase requisition as part of the University's procedures for aquisition of goods and services.

Atlantic Procurement Agreement (APA) [PDF - 782 kB]

The purpose of the APA [PDF - 782 kB] is to eliminate all forms of discrimination among public entities within the participating jurisdiction by providing details of public bidding requirements.

Canada Foundation for Innovation (CFI)

CFI is an independent corporation created by the Government of Canada to fund research infrastructure. The CFI policy and program guide provides details of eligibility requirements and procedures to be followed when applying for a CFI grant.

All requests for CFI funding are subject to formal independent review and assessment in order to determine the degree to which a request satisfies the CFI criteria for support relative to competing requests.

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