The NYC Green Fund Crowdfunding Challenge matches donations to projects that improve or maintain NYC’s green spaces and build community through these efforts.

Check out this webinar for everything you need to know about
raising money through the NYC Green Fund Crowdfunding Challenge.


Up to $2,500 in donations are matched for ioby campaigns that benefit your local park, community garden, green street or street tree.

click here to learn more and fill out an application

Questions about the eligibility terms or the application? Reach the Partnerships for Parks grants team at:


When you crowdfund with an ioby match program, you'll get:

  • While you crowdfund, donations will be doubled instantly.
    (Up to $500 per donation and $2,500 per organization.)

  • Our free resources and guidance for how to crowdfund.

  • A one-on-one ioby crowdfunding coach to teach you how to successfully raise donations.

  • We offer fiscal sponsorship to groups that are not a 501c3.  

  • Our fees are very low because we are a nonprofit.

  • Questions about crowdfunding with ioby? Email


2023 Participants:


  • 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
  • Path To Wellness

    Our mission is in preserving our current portion of Earth for our futures generations.

    NEEDS: $4,948 of 5,348 + Volunteers
  • Beautification events

    Back to Beautiful

    This project will help the East Harlem neighborhood get back to beautiful after dealing with the COVID pandemic and loving their beautiful placed they call home. We have planned amazing arts activities and special guest.

    NEEDS: $1,546 of 1,546 + Volunteers
  • J. Hood Wright Park Dog Run

    Help support repairs to one of the most utilized dog runs in Upper Manhattan; a place of real community for dogs and dog lovers in Upper Manhattan. 

    NEEDS: $4,703 of 5,435
  • Help Owl's Head Park

    Save the trees at Owl's Head Park. 

    Help the grounds of Owl's Head Park to thrive. 

    Support the greening efforts of the volunteers at Owl's Head Park.

    NEEDS: $1,523 of 1,523 + Volunteers