You can find information about the process and tips for planning and submitting your idea here. If you need help using the platform, you can look here.
- What is the Stadtidee?
- What is the goal of the Stadtidee?
- Where will the Stadtidee be implemented?
- Are there other examples of participatory budgeting?
- Where does the money for the Stadtidee come from?
- Who is working on the Stadtidee?
- How are the city idea and the neighborhood idea connected?
- Who can participate?
- How can I participate?
- What ideas are allowed and what happens to them?
- Can I submit more than one idea?
- Who can vote?
- Who will implement my idea?
- How do I find fellow campaigners or how can I join an existing idea?
- How do I create a realistic budget?
- How can I get money for my effort?
You can't find what you are looking for?
Then you can find more tips here and ask your question directly.
Have you never written a budget before? Or do you just want some support in calculating your project costs? Then you can use this template. It contains the most important points you should consider.
You should consider the following points when entering your city idea. Of course, depending on your idea, some items may not be needed, while others may be added.
- Room rent
- Permit costs
- Material (wood, decoration, pens, carpet, ...)
- Technical and equipment rent
- Fees (e.g. SUISA)
- Printing costs (flyers, posters, ...)
- Shipping costs
- Insurance (liability, legal protecti ...
You are allowed to charge yourself or others money for your work with the participatory budget. It's important to note that you can't just transfer the money to an account - if you don't pay social security contributions and taxes, you would otherwise be working illegally. But there are several ways to do it legally:
Employment through a local organization
The easiest option is to be employed by a local organization (association/foundation/cooperative/company) that already employs other people and therefore has an employment administration anyway. You can transfer the salary part of your project...
Yes, you can. You can even submit multiple ideas that belong to the same project. However, make sure that the ideas work independently of each other and work as proposed if only one of your ideas wins and receives a portion of the budget.
By the way: If you have ideas that cost more than 9,999 Swiss francs, you can also apply for the current project competition Für Züri.
If you can't find the answers to your questions here, you can contact us as follows:
- If you need help formulating your idea, visit Urban Equipe at one of the walk-in dates. We will help you formulate and plan your idea.
- If you have questions about how to use the platform, check here.
- If you have a question specific to an idea, check out how to get in touch with an author here.
For smaller things, you can ask your question right here in the comments and we will respond as soon as possible.