The guidebook was developed by the Public Association "Kharkiv University Consortium"
under the project "Voice of Community in Local Self-Government" in Kharkiv Oblast, within the
framework of the "Decentralization Offering Better Results and Efficiency" Program, that is
implemented by Global Communities, and funded by the US Agency for International
Based on their own experience and results of DOBRE’s partner communities, experts of the
Kharkiv University Consortium created “A Roadmap for Implementing a Participatory Budget”.
The main goal of this handbook is to provide practical, clear and convenient tool for
communities to implement their participatory budgets independently and successfully. To make
this tool more versatile, experts created a visualization of the approach in the form of an
The manual will be useful for representatives of local governance; Youth Councils; civil society
organizations; public and training institutions; and community initiative groups.