Voice Your Choice Launch Event in Edinburgh

Date: Wednesday 18th July 2018

Time: 9.00am – 1.00pm

Location: European Room, Edinburgh City Chambers, 253 High St, Edinburgh EH1 1YJ

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About Voice Your Choice

Voice Your Choice is a £40,000 Participatory Budgeting Programme, offering small grants of up to £2,000 for ideas that support positive steps towards employment. Stage one of the process involves organisations submitting a project proposal, those that meet the criteria will move on to stage two, where the community will decide how public resources are allocated by attending a voting event in their locality.

About the launch

The launch event aims to provide information to community organisations on the process of submitting a project proposal to the Voice Your Choice fund. You can register for an application pack, receive guidance on the employability theme of the fund, find out more about Participatory Budgeting (PB) & what’s involved in the funding process, share ideas and hear about past project successes that have come from other PB grants in Edinburgh.

 Programme for the day

9.00 - 9.30: Networking & Refreshments

9.30 - 9.35: Welcome

9.35 - 10.00: Quick Introduction to Participatory Budgeting (small grants)

10.00 - 10.30: Voice Your Choice Information Session

10.30 - 11.15: Case Study

11:15 - 11.30: Refreshment Break

11.30 - 12.30: Mock PB activity 

12.30 - 1.30: Lunch & Refreshments (Provided)

Other Information

Please note there are a limited number of spaces available for the launch event so please do get in contact as soon as possible if you are able to attend. 

Please fill in the RSVP form attached and send it to stacey.cuthbertson@capitalcitypartnership.org to confirm your attendance at the launch.