London is now in Step 3 of the Provincial Roadmap to Reopen. In alignment with Step 3, the City of London has expanded additional in-person City services in accordance with the new regulations.
We are excited to restart the Neighbourhood Decision Making program in 2021! Please click the link below for more information related to Neighbourhood Decision Making and continue to follow our Facebook, Twitter and Instagram for updates related to Neighbourhood Decision Making Program.
Residents from every neighbourhood of the city have participated in London’s city-wide Neighbourhood Decision Making (NDM) program for the last few years. Londoners are able to come up with ideas to improve their local communities, rally their neighbours to vote for their ideas and see the winning ideas come to life through city-allocated funding.
Frequently asked questions
Neighbourhood Decision Making is a City program that offers community members of all ages the opportunity to directly decide how to spend a portion of the municipal budget in their neighbourhoods. It enables residents to work with the local government to make decisions that affect their lives. This program is an important part of the London Strengthening Neighbourhoods Strategy (2017-2020) and supports the Strategic Plan for the City of London in strengthening our community by creating vibrant, connected, and engaged neighbourhoods.
We have $250,000 for this program, with $50,000 allocated to five geographic areas of the City: Central, North West, North East, South West and South East. An idea can cost up to $30,000.
The purpose of this program is to engage, empower, and connect residents by bringing neighbours together around community-driven projects that enhance and strengthen their neighbourhoods.
The goals of this program include:
Any Londoner of any age can participate in all steps of the process. From idea submissions to voting.
Neighbourhood Decision Making offers residents the opportunity for real-life participation in voting for ideas that will improve the neighbourhood they live in.
It is a city-wide initiative, with five geographic areas: Central, South East, South West, North East and North West.
Idea proposals should:
To officially submit your idea into the program, go to getinvolved.london.ca/NDM and follow the steps. Idea submission will open August 2021.
The largest amount of funding available for any one idea is $30,000.