Participatory Budgeting

Putting the community in control of grant distribution that puts the power and decision making in the hands of the community and participants. It may be a process of community voting, negotiation, discussion and dialogue.  Democracy in action.


Epitiome can help you to identify the best process for your grant making, whether that is decisions being made by participants and applicants, the community through events and voting or electronic.


Through our work with you we will:

  • Clarify the criteria and objectives of the grants
  • Plan the decision making process
  • Plan the marketing process
  • Facilitate information days for prospective applicants
  • Create the application process
  • Create a simple evaluation process
  • Organise the decision making process
  • Prepare a final report on the bids received and distributed