Reports & ideas
See PB voting in action
Taking place across the country, the PB Festival is two days of events, discussion and ideas around participatory budgeting in Scotland.
You're invited to one of our webinars about developing a PB Charter for Scotland. We will think about ‘What principles should underpin good quality PB in Scotland?’
‘Moving Toward the Mainstream’ looks how we can take PB a step further by using it to decide mainstream budgets - watch our final trailer now, full film out now.
We want to co-produce this charter with PB Scotland members to help define PB’s principles, values and conditions in Scotland.
Share your ideas about how PB can help government, nationally and locally, work better for its people.
The Scottish Government has announced the latest round of the Community Choices Fund, giving community organisations and community councils an opportunity to run their own participatory budgeting (PB) events.
Tuesday evening Musselburgh Area Partnership held an event to showcase their evaluation process of ‘Your Voice Your Choice’ programme.
This new briefing by Glasgow Centre for Population Health aims to support community-based PB practitioners to monitor and evaluate PB processes.
Celebrate Kilmarnock share their PB story so far in their latest newsletter.
Edinburgh’s employability themed participatory budgeting programme has moved into the voting stages and you are invited to attend.
Local people can bid for up to £1,200 from a pot of £20,644 to help make a difference in their communities.
Are you passionate about developing and supporting participation and giving citizens the opportunity and tools to become active participants in decision-making?
As part of our commitment to Participatory Budgeting, and to celebrate 2018 being the Year of Young People, £40,000 has been set aside for youth work projects across Angus.
Participatory budgeting being use as a method to help deliberate and decide on projects that would have an impact upon reducing the ‘cost of the school day’ in Midlothian.
Where is PB happening?
PB is used across the world, and now in Scotland where community groups and local authorities are using PB to give power to local people.
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