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Participatory Budgeting Case Study: Spirit of Ruchill & Possilpark and Digital Tools for Participatory Budgeting

by The Democratic Society

Jun 30, 2017

This case study presents the experiences of Spirit of Ruchill and Possilpark (SoRP) andtheir use of digital tools for the 'Spirit Marketplace' participatory budgeting initiative inthe Possilpark and Ruchill area of Glasgow, which took place in early 2017. The initiativeprovided the opportunity for people to vote for community projects that could receive aproportion of a £15,000 funding pot made available by the Scottish GovernmentCommunity Choices Fund.