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Now that Neighbourhood Decision Making 2021 is done for the year, we encourage you to begin thinking of ideas to improve your neighbourhood so that you are prepared to submit an idea during Neighbourhood Decision Making 2022. View the 2021 winning ideas below.
The winning ideas are in! Residents from every neighbourhood in London participated in the City of London’s 2021 Neighbourhood Decision Making program. Londoners cast 10,398 votes to decide what neighbourhood projects will be funded. Votes were cast on Saturday, November 6 online, in-person and over the phone.
A total of $250,000 in funding was available from the City. London was divided into five geographic areas as part of the voting process, and each of these areas will receive up to $50,000 for projects to help make the city’s many great neighbourhoods even better.
Here are the winning projects that will be brought to life in neighbourhoods across London:
Earlier this year, Londoners were invited to submit ideas to improve their neighbourhoods from August 16 to September 21. A total of 230 ideas were submitted by residents, neighbourhood associations, student groups. 86 project ideas made it onto the ballot after they were reviewed by City staff. All 18 winning projects will be implemented over the course of the next year.
Neighbourhood Decision Making is a key component in engaging Londoners to have a sense of belonging in their neighbourhoods and community as outlined in the City of London’s Strategic Plan.
To view the full list of vote results, click here.
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: