Community Budgeting

Community budgeting lets community members decide how money is spent in their local area. The aim is to make public spending fairer and more in line with what communities feel they need.

Because community members work together to design the process and decide how money will be spent, community budgeting is different every time. This creates a lot of potential for new ways of working.

In this case, Glasgow City Council is funding Ward 6 Community Choices so that local people can award money to local community groups.

How this happens is up to you!

Community budgeting is a type of participatory budgeting. You can find out more about how this works at the PB Scotland website, including practical examples from other areas. PB Scotland have also developed a 60 second guide to participatory budgeting.