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Four Church of Scotland congregations have taken the lead in an exciting new project which allowed parish residents to decide how government grant funds should be spent.
There is still time to submit an application for this year’s funding before the deadline of Friday 26th May.
This toolkit, developed by the US-based Participatory Budgeting Project, provides an introduction to PB.
It takes a lot to fill a community hall on a rainy Saturday morning, but for the people of the Woodburn and Dalkeith communities, the chance to showcase their local activities and bid for their share of £18,000 was just enough to whet their appetites.
With local election turnout still relatively low, where do we start with getting people more engaged – and where does participatory budgeting fit in?
As Participatory Budgeting moves from Grants to Mainstream Budgets the PB Advisory Group are looking for clarity about the road ahead.
ng homes has written a blog about its work with young people across North Glasgow, culminating in a Community Choices budgeting event on 28th March in Springburn Academy, Glasgow.
In this blog, David Ramsay, Development Worker, Glasgow Homelessness Network, goes into detail about some of the work he carried out to engage people in Glasgow community budgeting events which took place last year.
Residents in Argyll and Bute can now vote for which local projects they'd like to see funded.
Guten Tag! Buenas Noches! Bonsoir! Good evening! were the welcomes which kicked off the evening at Woodside Hall in Maryhill on Thursday 20th April 2017. Community groups of all sizes came together to submit their ideas for promoting inclusion in Glasgow North.
UpNorth! Community Chest has provided a blog reporting on the recent PB process in Tongue, Sutherland on the March 11th 2017.
What Works Scotland supported a two-day study visit to Paris for folks working around PB in Glasgow. In this guest blog post Evelyn O’Donnell from Glasgow City Council describes some highlights from the visit.
PB Scotland has a new homepage that makes the site easier and simpler to use.
A community voting event took place in Borders on Sunday 19 March 2017, with successful community groups getting a share of a £30,000 fund.