The Church of England recently came out in support of participatory budgeting, following the UK government’s white paper "Planning for a Sustainable Future" (which itself calls for PB).

From The Church’s Urban Bishops Panel: “We have recently welcomed the Secretary of State’s announcement regarding participatory budgeting at neighbourhood and local authority level and would hope that some consideration can be given to similar participatory processes being in place for community planning."

See the full article in Christian Today.