Public Engagement in Budgeting


This short four page publication provides an overview and a basic understanding of public engagement and budgeting plus links to more detailed information. Topics covered include:

  • Why Involve the Public in Budgeting
  • Choosing the Right Approach Means Asking the Right Questions
  • Tools to Consider
  • Communication and Engagement
  • One Strategy: Start with Goals
  • A Strategy for Sustaining Public Engagement

Please feel encouraged to share these materials, link to them on agency (or agency association) websites, and/or download and print out copies.