New Participant Registration - New Jersey

If you represent a New Jersey K-12 school or district, click here.

If you represent a U.S. entity outside New Jersey, click here.

Becoming a Participant in EdgeMarket

All public entities1, with the general exception of the State entities, and public or private educational institutions, including State institutions, in New Jersey wishing to become a participant must execute the EdgeMarket Participation Agreement with Edge, pass a resolution by their governing body, and then provide a copy of the completed resolution to Edge.

Edge will then file the Agreement and the resolution with the New Jersey Department of Community Affairs (DCA).

Participant Registration Instructions

Becoming a participant is an easy, three-step process:

  1. Download the EdgeMarket Participation Agreement and the Governing Body Resolution documents provided below.
  2. Complete each document by filling in the fields as indicated, sign and date upon approval, and return as PDF documents via email to
  3. The documents will then be fully executed, with copies returned to you and filed with the DCA, as required by law.

EdgeMarket Participation Agreement

The EdgeMarket Participation Agreement establishes the contractual relationship between your organization and NJEdge.Net, Inc., serving as Lead Agency and operator of the EdgeMarket co-op.

Download --> EdgeMarket Participation Agreement - New Jersey

Governing Body Resolution

The Governing Body Resolution is provided in the form of a board resolution that authorizes your organization to enter into the EdgeMarket Participation Agreement.

Download --> Governing Body Resolution - New Jersey

Not a New Jersey Higher Education Institution or Public Entity1?

If you represent a New Jersey K-12 school or district, click ---> here.

All others, click ---> here.

1 Every New Jersey public entity except State Agencies and Authorities, may purchase directly from a Cooperative Pricing System:

Notwithstanding any other law to the contrary, any contracting unit authorized to purchase goods, or to contract for services, may make purchases and contract for services through the use of a nationally recognized and accepted cooperative purchasing agreement that has been developed utilizing a competitive bidding process by another contracting unit within the State of New Jersey, or within any other state, when available. Prior to making purchases or contracting for services, the contracting unit shall determine that the use of the cooperative purchasing agreement shall result in cost savings after all factors, including charges for service, material, and delivery, have been considered.

For purposes of this paragraph, “contracting unit” means any county, municipality, special district, school district, fire district, State college or university, public research university, county college, or any board, commission, committee, authority or agency, which is not a State board, commission, committee, authority or agency, and which has administrative jurisdiction over any district, included or operating in whole or in part, within the territorial boundaries of any county or municipality which exercises functions which are appropriate for the exercise by one or more units of local government, and which has statutory power to make purchases and enter into contracts awarded by a contracting agent for the provision or performance of goods or services, and the New Jersey Transit Corporation created pursuant to P.L.1979, c. 150 (C.27:25-1 et seq.).

N.J.S.A. 52:34-6.2