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Pictured: Kids Music Education Classes raised over $4,000 in the 2023 ioby Detroit match program. 

Up to $2,000 in donations will be matched for the community projects led by Detroiters, for Detroiters.

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Our ioby community is full of helpers. Neighborhood leaders, unofficial mayors of the block, people like you who want to step up to do what’s right, lend a hand and make positive local change in your neighborhoods. 

Whether you're a student with an amazing idea, urban farmer, social justice activist, artist, or a motivated neighbor looking to make a difference within your own community, ioby’s Detroit Match Fund is a way to double your donations and make a meaningful impact within your own neighborhood. Donors are matched instantly up to $400, and projects can access up to $2,000 in matching funds, until the program ends. Share your project idea to talk to us!


How does it work?

Eligibility and Details

Donations are matched up to $400 per donor, and participants access up to $2,000 until the match program ends.

When you crowdfund with the ioby Detroit Match Program, 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 $400 per donation and $2,000 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!


Support A Detroiter's Leadership: 

  • Brunchella--A Women's Empowerment Experience

    Empower a woman, uplift a community: Join us in making Brunchella 2024 a beacon of inspiration and empowerment for 400 women ready to change the world.

    NEEDS: $29,159 of 31,159
  • Help Us Get Moving

    Raising money to purchase wheelchair accessible transportation to support the physicially disabled.

    NEEDS: $56,818 of 56,818
  • Juneteenth Is Coming

    Juneteenth Is Coming

    Raising funds/awareness! 14th Annual Juneteenth Detroit Festival/Parade are coming! JDF is a FREE, FAMILY EVENT and ONLY possible when communities unite to make it happen. Get JuneTees now! Be a Sponsor or Vendor! 

    NEEDS: $0 of 4,444 + Volunteers
  • Community Craftsman

    Community Craftsman a practical and impactful 9-week program tailored for young adults aged 18-24. This initiative is designed to equip participants with valuable skills in skilled trades.


    NEEDS: $1,682 of 4,082
  • The Self Care Series

    The Self Care Series was created to educate Detroiters about the importance of self care and provide a space for people to participate in self care activities. 

    NEEDS: $2,173 of 2,273