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SOUTH Carrick Decision Day took place at Girvan Academy on 24th February 2018 in aim to help support local projects organised by young people.
Organisations from across Springburn will be pitching for a share of £4500 on Satursday 7th April 2018.
The deadline for submitting applications is 9am, Friday 11 May 2018.
Last week (27th March) in Holyrood a PB briefing took place to understand how to effectively facilitate PB in services. Presentations now available from key speakers.
The Old Kirk and Muirhouse Parish Church PB event this Friday (30th March 18).
With equality and empowerment central to participatory budgeting, David Reilly asks: why we would exclude anyone because of their age?
Fiona Garven, SCDC Director, shares her experiences of visiting Arizona to learn about their progress with PB.
Free workshops exploring Participatory Budgeting within social housing
Individuals and groups from the Three Towns (Ardrossan, Saltcoats and Stevenston) are invited to bid for up to £1,500 from a total pot of £34,234.
So say the people who have taken part in Our Communities Drugs and Alcohol Initiative, #You Choose and #You Choose 2, where tsiMORAY and friends brought together new and existing projects that addressed the themes of Drugs and Alcohol, Mental Health Innovation and Older People.
Here Paul Nelis reflects on his discussion with Ullapool Community Trust about the voting options available to them as they plan for their participatory budgeting event. It seems like there are as many variations in voting as snowflakes on a winters day.
For most groups running PB processes the final event is what everybody sees, the visible tip of the iceberg, if you like. But the planning, preparation and sheer hard work that goes into PB represents the other nine tenths of the process.
Leith Chooses took place in early March, with this video showcasing some of the projects who were involved on the day.
Find out some of the ways local community organisations can get involved in participatory budgeting in Scotland.