Hear the Voice, Make the Change: Guide to evaluating PB processes

10 essential actions to record, monitor and evaluate the impact of a PB programme


This guide was prepared by PB Partners. It has been supported by funding provided by the Scottish Government’s Community Choices programme.

About the authors

Jez Hall is a leading expert in the field of participatory budgeting in the UK, having worked on supporting its development since 2000. He coordinates PB Partners.

Alan Budge is a longstanding proponent of PB. He has been instrumental in pioneering grantmaking PB in the UK.

About PB Partners

PB Partners are dedicated to community empowerment. Experts in the field of Participatory Budgeting (PB), we operate across England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland, developing meaningful community engagement programmes that really ‘make people count’.

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