You Decide - Participatory Budgeting

You decide

Participatory Budgeting

You Decide is an approach that gives local people the opportunity to make decisions about how public money is used within their area. It is also known as Participatory Budgeting (PB).

PB is about empowering communities to become more involved in local decision making and democracy.

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PB varies in different places, but basically works like this…

Share ideas about how money should be spent
Vote for the ideas that you think are best for your community
The ideas with the most votes get funded

Current opportunities

Previous PB examples