Building Blocks

The Building Blocks Voluntary and Community Sector Good Practice Toolkit provides a comprehensive guide to running a Voluntary and Community Sector Organisation (VCO) effectively and efficiently. The Toolkit includes a healthcheck tool, organisational development sections, and supporting information.

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The Toolkit enables VCOs to work much more collaboratively and proactively with the NHS locally and equips them with the skills, structures and processes that they need to enable them to come forward to deliver public service contracts.”
Sarah Dugan, Chief Executive, NHS Dudley

The Toolkit is an excellent, quality product that helps VCOs to grow into organisations that Dudley Council wants and needs to do business with.”
John Polychronakis, Chief Executive, Dudley Council

We purchased the Toolkit as we recognised that the Toolkit was a quality product that would help us to work with VCOs in our area much more proactively. We are currently in the process of tailoring the Toolkit to the needs of our local commissioners and VCOs.”
Ian Darch, Chief Officer, Wolverhampton VSC

Benefits for infrastructure organisations

Benefit to VCOs/ members

  • Become ‘fit for purpose’
  • Be more sustainable
  • Be better able to tender for contracts

Buying the Toolkit

Pulse Regeneration has developed the Toolkit in partnership with Dudley CVS, and would be pleased to discuss how you can purchase the Toolkit which can be adapted for use in your own local area - we can offer you:

If you are interested in learning more about the Toolkit or how we can work with you to adapt it for your area, please click here to contact us, and please click below for the promotional DVD: 

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