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While the economy may be on the rebound, many cultural institutions and not-for-profits continue to struggle with reduced private funding and financial support. And at times like these, when every penny counts, Essensa's strategic approach to savings might be the solution you're looking for

Essensa is a national group purchasing organization (GPO) with over 12,000 members. We negotiate discounts on the products and services you use every day. Our purchasing volume combined with our affiliation with Premier, one of the nation's largest GPOs serving hospital and healthcare providers, gives us an unparalleled advantage when it comes to delivering significant cost savings. And Essensa membership is absolutely free.

As an Essensa member you can reduce your shipping costs by as much as 73%. You can also save on facility management & maintenance products, office supplies, IT hardware &l software, foodservice, and much more.

Headquartered in New York City, home to hundreds of museums and cultural institutions, Essensa knows firsthand the value that museums and cultural institutions bring to our communities. Download a list of the key discounts we offer museums.

“Over the last three years, we saved $44,000 using Zones, a business technology solution contracted through Essensa. In addition to saving my institution money we can allocate elsewhere, Essensa’s customer service reps are both knowledgeable and responsive.”

- Large, urban-based art museum