Browse Topics: Funding
Crowdresourcing Community Investments
Crowdresourcing uses small community contributions of money, time and goods for civic improvements. The term crowdsourcing also used.
Public Space Stewardship Guide
San Francisco CA has issued the Public Space Stewardship Guide: A toolkit for funding, programming and maintenance. Focused on parks and small scale projects, the guide is presented in both pdf and a web-based formats.
Pre-Disaster Mitigation Programs
Pre-Disaster Mitigation (PDM) programs provide consulting and funds to select recipients for hazard mitigation planning and hazard mitigation projects, including construction, prior to a disaster event.
Neighborhood Partnering Program – Austin TX
The Neighborhood Partnering Program (NPP) provides opportunities for community and neighborhood organizations to affect public improvements by sharing in the costs of those efforts with the City of Austin. Cost sharing can be achieved through cash contributions, in-kind contributions, or donated labor (sweat-equity).
OTR A.D.O.P.T. – Advancing Derelict & Obsolete Properties Through Transfer
OTR A.D.O.P.T. is an innovative program that matches deteriorating historic buildings in Cincinnati’s Over-the-Rhine neighborhood with new owners.
Walnut Creek: Priority Based Budgeting
In 2012, Walnut Creek California decided to forgo the traditional budgeting process in favor of a new community driven process to identify priority goals, programs that address those goals, and funding levels. They used rich graphic design instead of text and spreadsheets to tell a story about choices and challenges.