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

Enrollment is closed for 2024.
 

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:

  • Bee Skool

    Bee Skool an immersive experience on the secret lives of bees. 

    NEEDS: $0 of 6,956
  • The Brownhoist Summer Glow-Up

    We have been working to making space for work, play, and art: the Geekeasy, the Art Gym, Cork and Wax Listening Lounge & the Serenity Vault. We need money and help to finish these projects.

    NEEDS: $0 of 5,302 + Volunteers
  • Imagine the possibilities

    Friends of Impett Park Pool House Mural

    Two experienced Cleveland mural artists are teaming up with the West Park neighborhood group -- Friends of Impett Park -- to design and install a mural on the western side of the pool house at Impett Park. 

    NEEDS: $0 of 6,122
  • Let's PAINT about it 2

    Art class for girls to express emotions, build confidence, and relieve stress while learning art history and soothing art techniques.

    NEEDS: $0 of 3,624 + Volunteers
  • PCG First Step of Phase Two Construction

    Pakistani Cultural Garden is getting ready to start Phase Two of our construction project. We need to create drawings and blueprints so the construction can begin of our beautiful Miner-a-Pakistan. 

    NEEDS: $0 of 4,020
  • DJ Beats for Tomorrow’s Stars

    “Empower Cleveland’s youth with ‘DJ Beats for Tomorrow’s Stars,’ fostering creativity and potential careers in music through an after-school summer program.” 

    NEEDS: $2,657 of 7,163 + 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: $1,741 of 5,081