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More choice for communities through Participatory Budgeting

People across Scotland will now have a say in how £100 million of council funds will be used in their communities.

Council leaders have agreed that… 115 more words


£eith Chooses launches

The three Leith Community Councils are teaming up with City of Edinburgh Council to create a pot of cash for the community in Leith, based on… 78 more words


Community funding

The Scottish Government have announced a couple of initiatives to fund community level projects to tackle poverty. Funding of £29 million from the Aspiring Communities Fund, which supports projects that will tackle poverty and inequality at a local level, and the Growing the Social Economy Programme, which will invest in third sector organisations and promote the development and testing of social innovation approaches to tackling poverty, will be… 31 more words

Scottish Health & Social Care

Community Choices Fund projects

The successful bids from the last round of applications to the Community Choices Fund have been announced. The Community Choices Fund is now in its second year and is designed to support participatory budgeting with projects being selected by local communities. 37 more words

Scottish Health & Social Care

Greensboro residents get opportunity to vote on budget next week

GREENSBORO, N.C. — It’s an opportunity for people living in Greensboro to decide what the city should do with $500,000 of its budget.

It’s called Participatory Budgeting and for months people in each district have come together to make a list of proposed projects they would like to see, but you have the final say. 419 more words


New Cycle of Participatory Budgeting Begins!

The 7th cycle of Participatory Budgeting (PB) has begun. This is grassroots democracy at its best because it gives real power to people who may have never been involved in the political process before. 194 more words

Community Action

Inaugurating the Cluster Resource Centre: Beginning of a Journey

Now that you have read the previous blog on what went into setting the CRC (Cluster Resource Centre) and planning this event, here’s what happened next. 952 more words

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