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To New and Existing Vendors:
We are very pleased that your company has chosen to do business with the Audubon
Nature Institute and we hope that we will have a long and harmonious relationship with
you.

Attached to the letter you will find:
IRS Form W-9, Credit Information, Tax Exempt Letter, Vendor Classification Form,
Useful Numbers and Information on how to do business with Audubon Nature Institute.

FORMS TO RETURN: W-9 Please return the W-9 form with federal taxpayer
identification number or social security number, the date and signature. In addition,
please indicate if your business is incorporated and return the form to us as soon as
possible. It is our policy to have a W-9 on file for every vendor and invoices will not be
processed until the completed and signed W-9 is returned.
Vendor Classification Form Please complete the form and check all classifications that
apply. Please remember to sign the bottom of the form.
Fax forms to 504-866-1224.

CREDIT INFORMATION:
Federal ID #51-0157624
Audubon Nature Institute is a Not For Profit Management Company who operates the
Facilities listed below for Audubon Commission. Sales tax exempt letter is included in
this package.

BANK INFORMATION:
Whitney Bank
228 St. Charles Avenue
New Orleans, LA 70130 Attn: Sandra McClain-Cutrera
JP Morgan Chase
201 St. Charles Ave
New Orleans, LA
Attn: Patrice McNeal 504-623-1495

BUSINESS REFERENCES:
McRoberts Seafood
Kathi Davis
PO BOX 860846 Orlando, FL 813-645-2561 Fax 813-641-9222
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Juan Barreto
10045 Carrollton Ave New Orleans, LA 70118 504-866-5536 Fax 504-866-5776
Corporate Express
Tina Taylor
4324 South Sherwood Forest Suite 170 Baton Rouge, LA 70806 225-274-3140 Fax
225-274-3127

PAYMENT METHODS:
Credit Cards
Our preferred method of payment is to use an Audubon Nature Institute MasterCard.
Employees who have been given authority to use such cards will provide their credit card
information at the time of purchase. Please do not retain the card information as more
then one employee may purchase from your company. You must provide the cardholder
will a copy of their receipt for the purchase. If mailing a receipt you must include the
employees’ name that placed the order.
Purchase Orders
If your company does not accept MasterCard or the employee does not have a card then
you must receive a Purchase Order number prior to accepting the order. Audubon Nature
Institute shall only be held accountable for procurement on an authorized Audubon
Nature Institute purchases order.
We must insist that you provide a Purchase Order number when you submit your invoices
to us for payment.

Accounts Payable Manager:
Nancy Moore 504-212-5346
Clerk: Cora Wieland 504-212-5192
Fax 504-862-7306 BILLING INFOMARTION: SEND ALL INVOICES in DUPLICATE
to:
Audubon Nature Institute Attn: Accounts Payable
P.O. Box 4327 New Orleans, LA 70178

SHIPPING:
Deliveries should be sent to the appropriate facility listed below:
Audubon Zoo
6500 Magazine Street
New Orleans, LA 70118
Audubon Aquarium of the Americas
1 Canal Street
New Orleans, LA 70130
Audubon Louisiana Nature Center
10601 Dwyer Road
New Orleans, LA 70127
Audubon Center for Research of Endangered Species
14001 River Road
New Orleans, LA 70131
Audubon Insectarium
Central Receiving
#1 Canal Street
New Orleans, LA 70130
We would appreciate your adherence to our policies.

Sincerely,
Cecilie Halliwill, CPPB Purchasing Director

 

Just follow these simple steps to apply to become listed in vendor directory.

  1. Create an User Account with a valid email address.
  2. Check you email and confirm your new account from with an email.
  3. Create and save an Vendor Application.
  4. Email or fax a copy of the organizatoin's W9 to purchasing or the fax number (504) 866-1224.
  5. Application is reviewed.
  6. Once approved,
    1. You will receive an email notification and the organization will be listed in the directory.
    2. You can then add contacts records to the organization listing.