What PartiCipate offers

PartiCipate supports you!

You work for a public institution or for a civil society organisation and you want to enable citizens to participate in a decision-making process?

You are looking for examples on how to use participatory tools for the creation of a better waste management strategy in your city?

You want to collect citizens’ opinion on eco-friendly mobility in your city or you want citizens to vote on a land-use plan, but you don’t know what participation tool to use and how to develop the participation strategy?

You don’t have a budget to develop participation tools, you don’t know where to find existing participation tools and you don’t know how to use them for your purpose?

We’ve got your back. 

Successful participation needs to be embedded in its specific context and consider potential risks and limitations to avoid unintended negative impacts

How to use PartiCipate

PartiCipate is a one-stop shop for digital participation tools. You will find out which participation strategy and which participation method is best for your purpose.

By going through a questionnaire, your participation needs will be assessed and analysed to find the right methods. The assessment considers aspects like your context, your participation goal, your target groups, and their access to digital media.

You will then receive an overview of analogue and digital participation methods, a detailed explanation on how they are used and a selection of providers of digital participation platforms that best match your needs.

You can also dive deeper into your participation journey by developing a strategy with our questionnaire that integrates the suggested participatory methods and gives you an overview of the entire participation journey.

And in our overview of open-source platforms for digital participation, you can see which of the free softwares might support you best.