Thanks for offering your ideas for investing in Grand Rapids!

Before we get started, it's important to know that the Participatory Budgeting Steering Committee has established certain guidelines for participation in this process. You must be a resident of Grand Rapids age 13 or older to provide your ideas directly using this form. If you're under 13, you can still participate but we ask that you have someone assist in completing the information.

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* Are you 13 years old or older?

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What Ward do you currently live in:

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Can you tell us what is the nearest intersection to where you live?

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And what ZIP code do you live in?

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How did you find out about our Participatory Budgeting initiative?

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Want to learn more about the process? Check out the Participatory Budgeting Project and the PBGR Website! If you'd rather download and complete a PDF version of the survey, you can find that below.

Project Milestones


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Education and Engagement

We're working with community partners throughout the process to ensure that everyone who might want to participate can do so.

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Idea Submission

From now through the Spring, we're looking for your ideas on how we can invest these funds in meaningful projects.

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Project Review

Once the submission process closes, we'll review ideas for eligibility, feasability  and impact.

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Project Refinement and Budgeting

During this phase, we'll work alongside proposers to refine ideas and develop realistic budgets and timelines.

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Voting/Project Selection

We expect to bring a final list of projects for each Ward to a community vote late Summer or early Fall of 2022.