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If you want to apply for Scottish Government funding for running a PB initiative in 2019/20, you will have to apply to the new Investing in Communities Fund.
We attended the Ferguslie Park PB event and saw how local people are quietly using their talents to make a real difference.
Paul Nelis went along to the Dalmellington PB voting event to see what transparency looks like in practice.
Following on from a successful pilot event in Speyside, Moray YP Decide has been on a mammoth task to carry out 7 PB events
Maryhill Housing Association and YOMO took the bold step to enable young people to lead the PB process for Ruchill and Maryhill.
Building on a previous successful event, this was an opportunity for Barrhead to have a direct say in how £48,000 should be best invested in the community.
The Scottish Government has published its Community Choices 2017/18 report, detailing the last year of participatory budgeting activity from across Scotland.
The Scottish Government and COSLA have published an analysis of the Democracy Matters consultation, run last year as part of the Local Governance Review.
On Saturday 11th May a group of GDA members, supported by GDA, organised the Big Milton Fun day!
Ward 6 Community Choices is a £200,000 project which will make funding available for activities, events and more in Pollokshields, Shawlands & Strathbungo, Craigton, Dumbreck and some neighbouring areas in 2019.
This piece reflects on the history and evolution of participatory budgeting in Indonesia across six cities.
Held at the Silverburn Cineworld, the event saw young people vote on the projects important to them.
Hear from Girvan Youth Trust about their PB process which saw £25,000 to give out in grants of up to £2,500 to groups in South Carrick.
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