Participatory budgets

Dundee Climate Fund

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We are inviting applications for a £750,000 Climate Fund. Applications can be for capital or revenue and must be based on one or more of the themes below:

  • 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.
  • Building Capacity: increasing public awareness, engaging communities and young people in climate change.

There are 2 application options

  • Small projects (£6000 to £25,000)
  • Large projects (up to £100,000) - match funding required

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Accepting Applications


Please fill out and submit BOTH the "Create a Budget Investment" & MS Form forms. Supporting documentation must be submitted to

MS Form, detailed application

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Voting projects


£375,000 Dundee Climate Fund - Your Vote Decides!

30. January - 24. March 2023

You will be asked to divide the fund between the approved projects applying for grants.  Once the voting stage has closed, the projects will be ranked and those with the most votes will receive the their requsted funding.  

How to vote: 

  1. Login/register for Dundee’s Voice at the top right of this page. Check out this video to see how to sign up if you don't have an account already!
  2. Explore Dundee Climate Fund Projects. 
  3. Vote for your favourite projects.*  Watch this video to see how it works.
  4. Submit your choices! 

*Only Dundee residents can vote. You can also vote for more than 1 project (up to the £375,000 budget limit)

Please note: due to the nature of the fund the Dundee Climate Fund has twice as much capital funding available compared to revenue funding, which will be considered when the available budget is matched to the applications ranking. 

 Click here to watch a video to see how the voting works.

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Finished budget


Dundee Climate Fund


Budget investments' proposals located geographically

List of investments

Youth Climate Strike 2019
Price £6,024

The psychology of climate change: Pathways to youth and community action

2022-11-20  •  •  Dundee Climate Fund

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Price £13,000

Community Toolbox

2022-11-25  •  •  Dundee Climate Fund

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Feeling Strong's Synthesis Climate Project
Price £15,798

Feeling Strong - Synthesis Climate Project

2022-11-25  •  •  Dundee Climate Fund

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People sitting around a table looking at items for energy saving
Price £39,305

Energy Advice for Stobswell

2022-10-20  •  •  Dundee Climate Fund

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Price £24,939

Growing to eat: Eating to grow. A whole community approach to improving health.

2022-11-18  •  •  Dundee Climate Fund

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Happy lettuce head in the Maxwell garden
Price £42,704

Maxwell Grows Dundee

2022-11-19  •  •  Dundee Climate Fund

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Verdant Works
Price £87,526

Green Verdant Works

2022-11-19  •  •  Dundee Climate Fund

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Price £20,725

Duntrune Community Garden- SAMH Growing Chrysalis project

2022-11-16  •  •  Dundee Climate Fund

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Price £24,729

Shaper/Caper presents: The World is My...

2022-11-18  •  •  Dundee Climate Fund

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Community Choices (participatory budgets)

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