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You could get € 40,000 for your plan for Bezuidenhout

Published: 26 March 2020Modified:

The municipality is making funds available to make *Bezuidenhout more beautiful, social, physically active and greener. Residents and businesses are invited to come up with a plan. They could get € 40,000 to carry out this plan. You have until Thursday, 23 April 2020 to submit a plan.

Everybody is allowed to submit a plan. The municipality will decide if your plan is feasible. Afterwards the residents of Bezuidenhout will divide the money among the feasible plans. This way the residents themselves decide which plans will be executed.

How does it work?

You submit your plan by Thursday, 23 April using the registration form on www.bezuidenhoutwestbegroot.nl. Your plan will then be published online right away. It is up to you to drum up support and attention for your plan. For example, by sharing your plan on social media.

The neighbourhood votes

Everybody in the neighbourhood has until 30 April to vote for the plans by giving them a ‘like’. Does your plan have at least 25 likes on 30 April 2020? Then the plan will proceed to the next round. During this 2nd round the municipality will examine the remaining plans in terms of feasibility. The municipality will announce all the feasible plans on 5 June 2020 on www.bezuidenhoutwestbegroot.nl.

Residents divide € 40,000 among remaining plans

Together with the people in your neighbourhood you decide which plans will go ahead. You can divide the amount of € 40,000 among 1 or more plans. You have until Friday, 3 July 2020 to do this.

Need help submitting your plan?

Are you unable to submit a plan online? Then you can discuss your plan by telephone with Iris Mastenbroek, project leader of Bezuidenhout Begroot. Iris can be reached on tel. 06 - 50 10 37 85 or my email at bezuidenhoutbegroot@denhaag.nl(externe link). She will make sure that your plan is published online. You will be notified once your plan is on the website. You can then start publicising your plan.

Announcement of winners

The winning plans will be announced in the Bezuidenhut on the Spaarwaterveld on Friday, 10 July 2020. (Due to the coronavirus the location is subject to change.)

Neighbourhood budget for other neighbourhoods

Other neighbourhoods in the Haagse Hout district will get a budget for new initiatives:

  • 1st half of 2020: Bezuidenhout West
  • 2nd half of 2020: Benoordenhout and Mariahoeve

More information

You can find more information on bezuidenhoutbegroot.nl.

* Bezuidenhout = Bezuidenhout Midden Oost