Creating Connections, Building Capacity

The infographic below provides a quick overview of how connection-creating and capacity-building strategies can work together to advance local, inclusive sourcing.

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Creating Connections, Building Capacity

Creating Connections

Overcoming barriers for local and diverse vendors

“Connection strategies” are tools that focus on connecting existing local and diverse vendors to contracting opportunities within your institution.

Building Capacity

GROWING THE CAPACITY OF EXISTING BUSINESSES AS WELL AS HELPING TO INCUBATE NEW ONES

“Capacity strategies” are tools that increase the ability of the local business community to meet health system supply chain needs.