These case studies by Demsoc capture key learning points from Scotland's early exploration of digital tools to support participatory processes at a local level.Read More
In March Castlemilk saw participatory budgeting with a twist. They called it ‘community funding’, but rather than being about a community of place this event was about funding for two school communities.Read More
Specifically written with community led organisations in mind but also useful for front line workers or local authorities starting out on using Participatory Budgeting, this guide lays out a simple 10 step process for PB grant making, from forming a planning group right through to monitoring and evaluation.Read More
Specifically written with community led organisations in mind but also useful for front line workers or local authorities starting out on using Participatory Budgeting, this guide lays out a simple 10 step process for PB grant making, from forming a planning group right through the monitoring and evaluation.Read More
In 2015 the Scottish Government commissioned the Democratic Society to investigate options for PB digital tools. The report Digital Tools and Scotland's Participatory Budgeting Programme is now available.Read More
The Glasgow Centre for Population Health and What Works Scotland have today published Participatory budgeting in Scotland to complement the launch of the Scottish Government’s new participatory budgeting website.Read More
PB Scotland is featuring a series of updates from Scottish local authorities who have been supported to engage in PB activity by the Scottish Government. The Scottish Government is part-funding PB consultancy support delivered by PB Partners during 2015/16 to twenty local authorities across Scotland signed up for PB activity in their area.
You can read these updates below.
The Scottish Government has collated examples of participatory budgeting from around Scotland in this report, intended to be a working document that will evolve as PB grows across Scotland.
You can read the full report here.
Presents the findings of a 2014 participatory budgeting learning event in Glasgow, organised by Scottish Community Development Centre (SCDC) and Faith in Community Scotland, and funded by the Scottish Government’s Community Safety Unit.
Download the report