Participatory Budgeting

Participatory Budgeting is a different way to manage public money by engaging people to directly decide how to spend public funds. Palo Alto College has set aside $50,000 for project that will be brainstormed, proposed and voted on in Spring 2018 and implemented this year. This is your opportunity to have your ideas turned into action.
Brainstorm

Thursday, Feb. 8
Deadline to submit application online or to the Office of VP of College Services

Plan

March 7
Committee reviews applications

March 9
Project leads will receive feedback on proposal

Vote

April 3-6
Project posters displayed in the Ozuna Lobby (first floor) and Student Center Cafeteria.

April 3-6
All-day voting sessions in the Ozuna Lobby (first floor) and Student Center Cafeteri

April 6
Votes compiled

Fund

April 10
Winners announced

April 12
Purchasing begins

ACT

June 1
Project closure summary by committee

June 30
Project evaluation forms due