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Welcome to PB Scotland
This site is a hub for sharing and learning about the great work being done by participatory budgeting (PB) initiatives around Scotland.
Participatory budgeting is a way for local people to have a direct say in how public money can be spent. Learn more >>
16 community organisations and 17 local councils will share the £1.5 million fund, with more than 90 applications submitted for 2017/18.
Anyone interested in PB in Scotland should have a look at this collective summary of reports from PB projects funded through the Scottish Government's Community Choices Fund in 2016/17.
News and information around PB
Calling all community groups, clubs and associations in Newton North, Prestwick, Heathfield, Monkton and Symington!
Girvan Youth Trust is organising another participatory budgeting (PB) initiative, taking place on 24th February 2018 at Girvan Academy.
Local community groups are encouraged to submit ideas that will benefit the local community, with funds between £500 and £3,000 available.
Argyll & Bute Council are using a participatory budgeting process to decide how its local grants will be distributed across the region.