Public finance and participatory budgeting

Raising and allocating public funds


CONSUL is a tool that allows a city to develop with little time and safely processes of citizen participation on the Internet.

free open-source participatory democracy for cities and organizations


Neighborland is a communications platform that empowers organizations to collaborate with their stakeholders in an accessible, participatory, and equitable way.

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Neighborly delivers access, efficiency and transparency to borrowing communities and investors in the municipal bond market.

Participatory Budgeting Project

Participatory Budgeting is a democratic process in which community members directly decide how to spend part of a public budget. How Participatory Budgeting Works PB involves an annual cycle of meeting and voting, integrated into the broader decision-making process. Watch the intro video Stories of Participatory Budgeting in Action IMPACTS FROM PARTICIPATORY BUDGETING $239M Millions…

Participatory budgeting SMS outreach guide

SMS (short message services), also known as text messaging, is one of the most accessible, ubiquitous modes of communication in the world—almost everyone texts! Just as businesses and nonprofits use SMS marketing to reach new customers and members, public institutions are also turning to text messaging to inform and engage the communities they serve –…