PB2

Win prizes by submitting ideas to make PB better

Idea collection starts now. PB Squared (PB2) is your chance to participate in PBP’s budgeting process! We need you to propose projects that will be funded by donations from individuals like you. In the past you have chosen to fund award winning videos, scholarships for young people to join our international PB conference, and upgrades to…

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The results are in! PB^2

We’re excited to announce the winning projects in PB2 – our PB process for projects to make PB better! 150 people donated and voted on the 9 proposals on the ballot.  Thank you to everyone who voted, everyone who submitted ideas, and contributed to the pot of money that funds these projects! Based on our current…

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It’s time to vote! PB squared

It’s your turn to to decide how the Participatory Budgeting Project will spend over $14,000, to help participatory budgeting grow. Every year, we invite everyone who donates to our organization to decide how part of the donations are spent – it’s our own participatory budgeting process, called PB2. When you donate now, we’ll add your donation to…

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Win $50, books and more by helping us make PB better!

  We need your feedback about what resources are most important for making participatory budgeting (PB) grow in your community! Fill out this quick survey and you could win: PBP t-shirts PBP stickers Books! Including Josh Lerner’s “Everyone Counts: Could Participatory Budgeting Change Democracy” and “Making Democracy Fun” A $50 Visa gift card We will…

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Learning Democracy by Doing – Participatory Budgeting in Schools

With the amount of time students spend in school, nearly 1000 hours per year, it’s surprising how little say they have in their schools’ priorities. What if a school gave its students more choice in their education? What if it gave young people the ability to make collective decisions, while promoting youth leadership and teamwork?…

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Your PB Priorities for 2014

The polls have closed and the votes are tallied…we are thrilled to announce the results of PBP’s second annual PB2 process! To practice what we preach, last fall we invited PB organizers far and wide to help us brainstorm and prioritize project ideas for moving PB forward in North America. Then we asked everyone who…

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Pledge to Give on Giving Tuesday

Giving Tuesday is an annual event to refocus the holiday season after Black Friday. It provides the chance to reconsider the meaning of giving while connecting us with others who are supporting good work. PBP is excited to announce that for Giving Tuesday, 2013, our Board and major donors have pledged to match all gifts up to…

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Shape the Future of Participatory Budgeting: Our Own PB Process

Each year we ask PB supporters to vote for how donations to The Participatory Budgeting Project are spent, through our organizational PB process – PB2. Do you have ideas for new projects that can help the PB movement grow? If so, join us at an online assembly to brainstorm ideas for how to spend money…

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PB2 Vote Results: Your PB Priorities for 2013

We’re thrilled to announce the results of PB2 – our first organizational PB process! To practice what we preach, we asked everyone who donated to PBP last year to vote on how the donations are spent, to identify the priorities for PB in 2013. Here’s the final vote tally: Project: 1) Hire a Part-Time Development…

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Request for Proposals for Short Video

We’re excited to announce a new video project, funded through donations and prioritized by PB supporters in PB2! The Participatory Budgeting Project (PBP) seeks proposals to produce a 3-5 minute introductory video on participatory budgeting. Participatory budgeting (PB) is a democratic process first developed in Brazil and now practiced in over 1,500 cities around the…

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