Participatory budgets

Dundee Climate Fund 2.0

Help with participatory budgets

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Participatory budgets phases



The Dundee Climate Fund 2.0 will be more collaborative, innovative and impactful!

We have £374,808.98 to spend and we are looking for your help to brainstorm ideas and shape the fund.

The Dundee Climate Fund has been set up to support community-led climate change projects.

The Dundee Climate Fund 2 has £256,729.38 Capital and £118,079.60 Revenue funding available. The Dundee Climate Fund will support projects that relate to the following themes:

· Energy: reducing consumption, promoting energy efficiency, use of renewables.

· Transport: encouraging active travel, decarbonising transport.

· Waste: reducing waste, recycling, reusing resources.

· Resilience: improving greenspaces, biodiversity, local food growing.

· Community Engagement: increasing public awareness, engaging communities and young people in climate change.


Please join us for the Idea Generation Speed Dating event:

1. Idea Generation Speed Dating! Bring your expertise and take part in the Speed Dating Brainstorming Activity. Meet likeminded enthusiastic people, and discuss possible project ideas relating to the Dundee Climate Fund's topics

2. Join the Topical Expert Discussion, where the previously generated ideas will be discussed and shortlisted. All shortlisted ideas will then be presented to the public for public consultation to determine the themes focus projects for the Dundee Climate Fund 2.0 during Art Night 2023 (24th June at the Keiler Centre).


Sign-up to the Idea Generation Event

Accepting projects


Submit your application now! DEADLINE EXTENDED until 5.11.2023, midnight.

The Dundee Climate Fund 2.0 has £364,934 (there no longer is a capital/revenue split) funding available and focusses on the following topics: 

  • Energy
  • Transport
  • Waste
  • Resilience
  • Community Engagement

Dundee's communities have been consulted about the kind of projects they would like to see. Applicants are strongly encouraged to align funding proposals with community suggestions, however other proposals considering the main topics will also be considered. 

More information can be found here.

Submit your application in 3 steps:

  1. Submit your project to Dundee’s Voice.
  2. Complete the Application Form (download form to preview questions) and
  3. Submit suplementary documentation to

Please read the FAQs prior to submitting your application. For any oustanding questions contact


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Reviewing projects


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Voting projects


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Finished budget


Dundee Climate Fund Round 2.0


Budget investments' proposals located geographically

List of investments


Dundee & Angus Recycling Group CIC

2023-11-05  •  Dundee & Angus Recycling Group CIC  •  Dundee Climate Fund Round 2.0

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Campy Growers Collective Delivery

2023-10-06  •  Campygrowers  •  Dundee Climate Fund Round 2.0

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Claypotts Castle children learning outdoors

Douglas Diggers - community growing spaces for all within the heart of Douglas

2023-11-05  •  Claypotts Castle Primary Parent Council  •  Dundee Climate Fund Round 2.0

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A shared lunch with garden produce

Ninewells Community Garden turns unloved apples into juice for community

2023-11-03  •  •  Dundee Climate Fund Round 2.0

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Strathmartine Community Larder SCIO- Affordable Energy Efficiency & Food Growing

2023-11-03  •  •  Dundee Climate Fund Round 2.0

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THE BIG GROW Dundee - 100 food gardens for 100 foodie families

2023-10-30  •  •  Dundee Climate Fund Round 2.0

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Students Socialising

Abertay University Student Association - Climate Cafes

2023-10-30  •  Abertay University Students' Association  •  Dundee Climate Fund Round 2.0

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St Mary's Community Centre

St Mary's Community Centre Energy Efficiency Project

2023-11-02  •  Alice Bovill  •  Dundee Climate Fund Round 2.0

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Scottish Dance Theatre rehearse "Ray" in their dance studio

Hot Rep! Installing secondary glazing in Dundee Rep Theatre

2023-10-30  •  Dundee Rep  •  Dundee Climate Fund Round 2.0

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Finished participatory budgets

Legacy Sculpture - Dundee Climate Fund

Dundee Climate Fund

Community Choices (participatory budgets)

Help us to decide which projects are allocated a part of the budget.