Reports & ideas
See PB voting in action
With equality and empowerment central to participatory budgeting, David Reilly asks: why we would exclude anyone because of their age?
Fiona Garven, SCDC Director, shares her experiences of visiting Arizona to learn about their progress with PB.
Here Paul Nelis reflects on his discussion with Ullapool Community Trust about the voting options available to them as they plan for their participatory budgeting event. It seems like there are as many variations in voting as snowflakes on a winters day.
Community Choices funded events are taking place across the country during 2018. Catch up on everything that's happening.
Here, David Reilly shares his thoughts about a recent PB process which saw people experiencing homelessness decide on the best support for them.
SOUTH Carrick Decision Day took place at Girvan Academy on 24th February 2018 in aim to help support local projects organised by young people.
Organisations from across Springburn will be pitching for a share of £4500 on Satursday 7th April 2018.
The deadline for submitting applications is 9am, Friday 11 May 2018.
Last week (27th March) in Holyrood a PB briefing took place to understand how to effectively facilitate PB in services. Presentations now available from key speakers.
The Old Kirk and Muirhouse Parish Church PB event this Friday (30th March 18).
Free workshops exploring Participatory Budgeting within social housing
Individuals and groups from the Three Towns (Ardrossan, Saltcoats and Stevenston) are invited to bid for up to £1,500 from a total pot of £34,234.
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