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Share Your Idea

The Cincinnati area is full of helpers. Neighborhood leaders, unofficial mayors of the block, people like you who have always stepped up to do what’s right and to lend a hand. We know that many of you are now trying to figure out how to step up to support your neighbors. We’re here to help.

The Greater Cincinnati Community Recovery Match Program offered up to $2,000 in matching funds to ioby crowdfunding campaigns that respond to the impacts of COVID-19.

Matching funds are available now on a first-come, first-served rolling basis until funds runs out.
Eligibility is limited to:

Informal groups of friends and neighbors, individuals with an idea, and community-based organizations that have an annual budget less than $500,000 are all invited to submit their ideas.

 Is my project eligible?

There's no application process! Simply share your idea and we'll confirm within 1-2 business days whether your project is eligible for this match opportunity. Then, you can post an ioby crowdfunding page and begin fundraising, with support from our experienced team of crowdfunding coaches. When you fundraise, up to $2,000 in donations to your page will be instantly doubled so that your work goes twice as far. 

Share Your Idea

As always, please remember to follow the CDC's guidelines and your local health authority's instructions as you support your community. Putting you and your neighbors’ health first is one of the most important things you can do to offer care, even if it means doing so from afar.

Support A Project:

Neighbors across Cincinnati are already fundraising to support their communities. Start a campaign of your own to be featured here. 


  • The Valley Folk Institute

    The Upper South Museum & Culture Center is not an individual organization but a coalition of individuals and organizations invested in a single mission, to show local history and culture through a Black lens.

    NEEDS: $0 of 4,002 + Volunteers
  • 2 Years of Pent Up Entertaining Energy

    What'Supper / Open Dinner: Serving Weekly

    Large-scale community events are great! But they can intimidate newcomers. This weekly supper provides a consistent, intimate setting for a rotating, hungry audience to make new friends and check-in with old ones.

    NEEDS: $0 of 3,100