As well as being delighted with the success of the Hayburn Mini-Orchard project we were also pleased to see an article on MyParkScotland appear on twintangables website. Twintangables offer expert advice and guidance on crowdfunding, crowdsourcing.
The article “Crowdfunding a Dear Green Place” highlights the work of MyParkScotland:
MyParkScotland provides an online location to show case Edinburgh and Glasgow parks. The site highlights what is happening in parks, the location of parks and, importantly, it integrates a crowdfunding function allowing park focused projects to raise money
Also an understanding of how communities can get involved in the development of parks and greenspaces:
It offers a real mechanism for a community to take ownership of the challenge by reducing barriers to participation, raising awareness and embracing small contributions of time and money to directly engage with the development of a local shared asset.