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Business Opportunities

Become a Vendor for Franklin-McKinley School District

Franklin-McKinley School District ("District") welcomes new organizations interested in conducting business with the District. Please review our Vendor's Guide for a quick overview on the District's purchasing process. 


Board Policies


Please review the Board Policies below prior to submitting your application. For more information on Government Contracting, click here for California Public Contract Code Section 20110-20118.4.


You may also contact the Purchasing Department at 408-283-6475 or by sending an email to To continue becoming a vendor for the District, please click the Vendor Application below.

Vendor ApplicationVendor Application

For construction-related vendor application, please scroll down below and subit your application for CUPCCAA Contractor Application or Pre-qualification application below.

Request for Proposals (RFP)

None at this time.

Construction Bids

Bid No. 2022-1725
Kennedy ES Temporary Admin Relocation




None at this time.

Bid No. 2021-1709

Under the Solar Beautification at Stonegate Elementary School


Bid No. 2021-1710

Under the Solar Beautification at Shirakawa Elementary School




Bid No. 2021-1682
Shirakawa Sr. Family Resource Center (FRC) Refurbishment - General Contractor


Bid No. 2021-1683
Shirakawa Sr. Family Resource Center (FRC) Refurbishment - Painting


Bid No. 2021-1684
Fencing & Site Improvements at Sylvandale, Ramblewood, McKinley and Franklin Elementary Schools

Bid No. 2021-1676

Painting at Various Sites - Package 1


Bid No. 2021-1678

Painting at Various Sites - Package 2

10. A mandatory pre-bid conference and site visit will be held on April 20, 2021, at 10:00
a.m. at GEORGE SHIRAKAWA SCHOOL - 665 WOOL CREEK DRIVE, SAN JOSE, CA 95112. All participants are required to sign in front of the Main Lobby. Failure to attend or
tardiness will render bid ineligible.

Bid No. 2021-1666

Sylvandale Middle School Window Replacement Phase 2


Contractor Pre-Qualification via Quality Bidders

California Assembly Bill (AB) 1465 took effect on January 1, 2014. AB 1565 requires all General Contractors and M/E/P subcontractors to be pre-qualified if the project is valued at one million ($1,000,000) or more and funded whole or in part with State Facility Bonds. 

Public Contract Code 20111.5 enables district to require General Prime Contractor to be pre-qualified prior to accepting bids. In addition, in applicable projects, General Contractors - contractors holding A & B licenses, Mechanical, Electrical and plumbing subcontractors holding C-4, C-7, C-10, C-16, C-20, C-34, C-38, C-42, C-43, and C-46 are required to be pre-qualified.

The District must receive the completed application at least ten (10) business days prior to the scheduled bid opening on any advertised project in order for the candidate to qualify. Pre-qualification will remain valid for one (1) calendar year from the date of Notice of Qualification except as noted in the pre-qualification documents.

Pre-Qualification Application
Pre-Qualfication Application

To view the current list of pre-qualified contractors, please click here.
To view the Appeals Process, please click here.

Contractor CUPCCAA Application via Quality Bidders

The Franklin-McKinley School District (FMSD) adopted the California Uniform Purchasing Construction Cost Accounting Act CUPCCAA Regulations as per Board Resolution. FMSD is now accepting applications from vendors who wish to participate in the CUPCCAA program.

CUPCCAA Contractor Application
CUPCCAA Contractor Application

To view the current list of CUPCCAA contractors, please click here.
To view the Appeals Process, please click here.

About Quality Bidders

Franklin-McKinley School District has contracted with Colbi Technologies to provide an online pre-qualification platform called Quality Bidders. For detailed instructions in completing your application, please contact Lou Anne Castillo or QB Support for any questions about the use of Quality Bidders. Thank you for your interest in doing business with FMSD.


Notice of Auction of Surplus Assets


On an as needed, on-going basis, the District will conduct an auction of surplus assets via public auction, on-line auction, sealed bid or other appropriate method of disposal.  These assets have been approved as surplus in accordance with State Laws of surplus goods.

Description and auction information regarding these items can be found online at Follow the link to learn more and to place an online bid for such item(s). For general questions about this auction, please email