Data

General Issues
Education
Health
Specific Topics
Public Participation
Social Determinants of Health
Youth Issues
Location
9 Stewartville Street
Scotland
G11 5PE
United Kingdom
Scope of Influence
Neighbourhood
Links
Website page for PB project
Partick and Thornwood Ideas Fund twitter account
Partick and Thornwood Ideas Fund will open for applications next month - News article
Glasgow's West End community fund opens in bid to boost area - News article
Start Date
Ongoing
Yes
Time Limited or Repeated?
Repeated over time
Purpose/Goal
Develop the civic capacities of individuals, communities, and/or civil society organizations
Make, influence, or challenge decisions of private organizations
Deliver goods & services
Approach
Direct decision making
Leadership development
Spectrum of Public Participation
Empower
Open to All or Limited to Some?
Open to All
General Types of Methods
Direct democracy
Community development, organizing, and mobilization
General Types of Tools/Techniques
Facilitate decision-making
Manage and/or allocate money or resources
Recruit or select participants
Legality
Yes
Facilitators
No
Face-to-Face, Online, or Both
Online
Types of Interaction Among Participants
Express Opinions/Preferences Only
Information & Learning Resources
Written Briefing Materials
Expert Presentations
Decision Methods
Voting
If Voting
Plurality
Communication of Insights & Outcomes
New Media
Independent Media
Type of Organizer/Manager
Community Based Organization
Non-Governmental Organization
Funder
The Scottish Government
Type of Funder
National Government
Staff
Yes
Volunteers
Yes
Evidence of Impact
Yes
Types of Change
Changes in civic capacities
Changes in people’s knowledge, attitudes, and behavior
Implementers of Change
Lay Public
Stakeholder Organizations
Formal Evaluation
No

CASE

Partick and Thornwood Ideas Fund

October 26, 2021 daisy.thomson
General Issues
Education
Health
Specific Topics
Public Participation
Social Determinants of Health
Youth Issues
Location
9 Stewartville Street
Scotland
G11 5PE
United Kingdom
Scope of Influence
Neighbourhood
Links
Website page for PB project
Partick and Thornwood Ideas Fund twitter account
Partick and Thornwood Ideas Fund will open for applications next month - News article
Glasgow's West End community fund opens in bid to boost area - News article
Start Date
Ongoing
Yes
Time Limited or Repeated?
Repeated over time
Purpose/Goal
Develop the civic capacities of individuals, communities, and/or civil society organizations
Make, influence, or challenge decisions of private organizations
Deliver goods & services
Approach
Direct decision making
Leadership development
Spectrum of Public Participation
Empower
Open to All or Limited to Some?
Open to All
General Types of Methods
Direct democracy
Community development, organizing, and mobilization
General Types of Tools/Techniques
Facilitate decision-making
Manage and/or allocate money or resources
Recruit or select participants
Legality
Yes
Facilitators
No
Face-to-Face, Online, or Both
Online
Types of Interaction Among Participants
Express Opinions/Preferences Only
Information & Learning Resources
Written Briefing Materials
Expert Presentations
Decision Methods
Voting
If Voting
Plurality
Communication of Insights & Outcomes
New Media
Independent Media
Type of Organizer/Manager
Community Based Organization
Non-Governmental Organization
Funder
The Scottish Government
Type of Funder
National Government
Staff
Yes
Volunteers
Yes
Evidence of Impact
Yes
Types of Change
Changes in civic capacities
Changes in people’s knowledge, attitudes, and behavior
Implementers of Change
Lay Public
Stakeholder Organizations
Formal Evaluation
No

Partick and Thornwood Ideas Fund is a Participatory Budgeting (PB) initiative funded by the Scottish Government Investing in Communities fund. Residents can apply to fund an idea and grants range from £150 to £1,000 then residents cast three votes for their favourite ideas.

Problems and Purpose

Background History and Context

Organizing, Supporting, and Funding Entities

Participant Recruitment and Selection

A steering group led by Annexe Communities was formed in 2020 consisting of representatives of community councils, local churches, residents and Partick Housing Association. The group decides on the format and process of each round of funds – ensuring applications are accessible to all who are eligible. This follows the Scottish Government's best practice guide for PB projects in Scotland,


Methods and Tools Used

What Went On: Process, Interaction, and Participation

Influence, Outcomes, and Effects

The 28th of September saw the close of voting for the Autumn launch of the Partick and Thornwood Ideas Fund. The September round of funding received 18 eligible applications and 760 residents participated in voting for the projects they would like to see funded. 13 projects were ultimately successful and will share the £10,000 funding pot.

Successful projects ranged from supplies for community growing projects to free willow weaving classes and guitar lessons for local people to learn new skills. Applicants including the local library, three local churches, a Primary After School Club, and a Community Interest Company (CIC), as well as many non-constituted community groups and applications from individuals.

Analysis and Lessons Learned

See Also

References

External Links

Notes