Pictured: Donté´s Gift Express raised over $3,400 in the 2023 CAC match program. 

Up to $3,000 in donations matched for community projects that 
make Cuyahoga County more vibrant through the arts!

The Cuyahoga Arts & Culture Match Fund supports organizations and residents (like you!) as they make our county more vibrant and creative. 

Individuals, artists, informal groups of residents, and nonprofits with budgets under $200,000 can all receive one-on-one fundraising coaching and dollar-for-dollar matching to your ioby crowdfunding campaign for a project that brings arts and culture to Cuyahoga County residents. Donors are matched instantly up to $500, and projects can access up to $3,000 until the program ends. Share your project idea below!

Submit your Idea to get started!


How does it work?

Eligibility Details

When you crowdfund with the ioby Cuyahoga Arts & Culture Match Fund, you'll get:

  • Our free resources and guidance for how to crowdfund.
  • A one-on-one ioby crowdfunding coach to teach you how to successfully raise donations.
  • While you crowdfund, donations will be doubled instantly. (Up to $500 per donation and $3,000 per project.)
  • We offer fiscal sponsorship to groups that are not a 501c3.  
  • Our fees are very low because we are a nonprofit.


Submit your idea to get started!


Donate to a project, or start your own to be enrolled here:

  • Your ioby page here!

    Start your own ioby crowdfunding campaign to be featured here! Donations are matched if your project is eligible for this ioby program.

    NEEDS: $5,000 of 5,000
  • MVMT Dance Studio Cleveland

    Welcome to the MVMT Dance Studio - Cleveland crowdfunding campaign! We are excited to embark on a transformative journey that will revolutionize dance education and opportunities for aspiring artists in Northeast Ohio.

    NEEDS: $10,435 of 13,435 + Volunteers
  • Community Collaborative Showcase

    The show is an opportunity for the Cleveland Community to come together to share in the joy of dance. The event will put on display the diversity, depth, and richness of dance and creativity that is local to Cleveland!

    NEEDS: $1,020 of 1,020
  • "Put The Guns Down" Rally/Event

    "Put The Guns Down" is a musical/speaker rally-event where some students will recite poems and musical raps about gun violence as well as make a pledge not to carry guns this summer.

    NEEDS: $0 of 6,122

    Culinary tourism guides curated by local chefs.

    NEEDS: $12,417 of 12,467 + Volunteers
  • Students working together under the guidance of the science and arts professionals within the Renaissance Box residency program.

    Renaissance Box Residency Program

    Renaissance Box is a city-wide interdisciplinary residency program that brings professionals in the arts and sciences together with high school students for an immersive STEAM experience. 

    NEEDS: $12,171 of 12,371
  • Imagination Lenses

    Let's view our city's art districts through camera lenses and our imaginations.

    NEEDS: $0 of 3,061 + Volunteers