Start a project | Training and Support | Match FundingGet in Touch 


We’re here to help you fund your community project in Arkansas!

We’re ioby, a civic crowdfunding platform built to help you fund your great ideas for a thriving community. On ioby, anyone with a great idea for creating positive change in their neighborhood can raise funds, find volunteers and promote their project. When you fundraise for your community project on ioby, you can:

  • Receive one-on-one fundraising and implementation coaching

  • Collect tax-deductible donations

  • Have ioby act as your project’s fiscal sponsor

  • Find new volunteers

  • Join us for grassroots fundraising trainings and workshops

Share your idea anytime and one of our dedicated fundraising coaches will reach out to support you on your journey to making positive change in your neighborhood.

Share your idea 

Join a webinar about Crowdfunding and Creative Placekeeping!

August 2nd at 12pCST

Sign up for ioby's Arkansas Newsletter

We'll send you periodic updates about events, match funding opportunities, and awesome projects going on in your backyard!


Access Training and Support! 

ioby is providing training workshops for community leaders in Arkansas to jumpstart their fundraising and learn crowdfunding skills, as well as seed funding to catalyze their donations.

Online Crowdfunding Workshops for Arkansas Residents

Curious about how to activate more donors and supporters for your community projects and programs? Join us to learn crowdfunding strategy from the experts at! ioby is providing a series of workshops tailored to Arkansas' residents, unincorporated groups, and nonprofits. 

Upcoming: ioby Crowdfunding 101 Workshop - Friday, May 19th 12:30 CT

Learn the basics of what crowdfunding is, ioby’s approach, and how crowdfunding can support your work on the ground in Arkansas. Bring your questions to discuss with peers and ioby experts! By the end of this workshop, you will have everything you need to start a successful crowdfunding campaign for your community project.

Register here

Earn $200 in project seed money!

When you participate in ioby's Arkansas training workshops, your community project may be eligible for a one-time $200 seed money donation to your ioby campaign. Space is very limited.

This programming is made possible with generous support from the Winthrop Rockefeller Foundation.



Double your donations with an ioby Match Program! 

The Northwest Arkansas Neighborhood Match Program, made possible by generous support from the Walton Family Foundation, doubles donations for grassroots projects that improve or activate public spaces in Benton and Washington counties. Public spaces include parks, schools, community centers, sidewalks, community gardens, crosswalks, and more! Residents and nonprofits with budgets under $250,000 can access up to $15,000 in match funding.

Learn more about the Northwest Arkansas Neighborhood Match Program


The Reimagining Communities Match Program, made possible by generous support from the Communities First Fund, doubles donations for Black, Indigenous, or People of Color (BIPOC) residents or BIPOC-led groups who crowdfund for projects that reimagine public spaces and infrastructure. Projects across Arkansas can access up to $5,000 in match funding for projects that will radically reimagine public space or support the implementation of public infrastructure investment in their communities. Projects can be a local response to a larger community issue or an early-stage solution that can be implemented to show what is possible in the future. 

Learn more about the Reimagining Communities Match Program



Get in touch!

Curious if ioby is a fit for you? Have a great community project in mind that you want to talk about?

Contact Dawn Arrington, ioby’s Place-based Strategies Manager at or schedule a call with her below.

Schedule a Call