Run Away with Crooked River Circus & School raised over $4,000 with ioby

Up to $2,500 in donations matched for arts and culture projects in Cuyahoga County!

Individuals, artists, informal groups of residents, and nonprofits with budgets under $300,000 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 $2,500 until the program ends. Share your project idea below!

Submit your Idea to get started!


Eligibility Details here


How does it work?

When you crowdfund with the ioby's Fowler Family Foundation Creative Arts Matching 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 up to $2,500 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
  • Holiday Stop The Violence Concert

    In light of all the events, We are having a "Teen Stop The Violence Holiday Concert" to bring awareness to the teen violence that is happening in our City


    NEEDS: $0 of 6,143
  • Lean On Me Play

    This play was created to bring awareness to teen mental health crisis. I want several real life scenarios with positive solutions. These would range from how to control your emotions, peer pressure, sexuality and family.

    NEEDS: $0 of 5,556
  • Living Sober Rap Fest

    Join us as we unite to help put a stop to the opiate epidemic in Ohio through rap and poetry.

    NEEDS: $0 of 5,102
  • Cleveland Rocks Music Incubator Live

    Creating free public performances, recordings and videos of seven diverse Cleveland-area Incubator artists. Presenting free live music on Waterloo Road in Collinwood.

    NEEDS: $5,051 of 6,831
  • Molly & Memory


    Living on the Moon merges theater and education offering hope to individuals with mild to severe cognitive impairment and their family members. Why give in when you can fight back?

    NEEDS: $8,736 of 10,636 + Volunteers
  • 7th Annual Hat & Scarf Giveaway

    Experience the magic of our December 2023 event, inspired by art and creativity! Join us as we honor of Smiles for Smiley Foundation.

    NEEDS: $2,962 of 5,102 + Volunteers
  • Lake Erie Folk Festival

    A full day community celebration of traditional music

    NEEDS: $2,837 of 7,707 + Volunteers