Directory of Online Budget Simulators / Games

Obviously it is not participatory budgeting, but this rather short list that I have compiled provides an idea of the variety of online initiatives type budget simulators / games. This might be useful to some of those interested in the use of ICTs in Participatory Budgeting experiences.

If you know of other similar initiatives please let me know.

(originally posted in Facebook’s Participatory Budgeting group)

The Budget Allocator: 

Budget Simulator

Croatian state budget calculator

Calgary iPhone Budget App

Stabilize the Debt


The Maryland Budget Game 

Hamburg (Germany)

Federal Budget Challenge

Colorado Backseat Budgeter

California Budget Challenge

Cyber-Budget (France)

Minnesota Budget Balancer

Kansas T-Link Calculator

M assachussets Budget Game

Spending Public Money

Budget Hero:

Montgomery County Budget Game (Washington Post)

Budget Explorer:

The New York City Budget Game

The Guardian Budget Game,4263,675654,00.html

Stateman’s Budget Game

National Budget Simulation

Council for Economic Education Budget Simulation

Cumbria County Council Budget Simulator

City of Austin FY2010 Budget Simulation Exercise

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