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 $3,000 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 $3,000 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:


  • ASPCA at BXPets Day

    2nd Annual BXPets Day

    Tails will be wagging in Franz Sigel Park as Friends of 4 Parks hosts its 2nd annual BXPets Day. Join us for a FREE afternoon of games, exploration, information, and so much more! 

    NEEDS: $0 of 5,155 + Volunteers
  • Central Harlem Compost Project Site

    Central Harlem Compost Site, 2.0

    Help Malcolm X Blvd Beautification and Shugah Baybees transform kitchen scraps into soil-enriching compost and nourish Mother Earth with everyday trash! Let's take it to the next stage!

    NEEDS: $0 of 6,417
  • Rowing the quad on the Harlem River

    Community Rowing on the Harlem River

    Rowing builds strength, coordination, teamwork, and camaraderie, on the quiet water instead of in the chaos of the city. We offer this for free to adults; will you support us to keep going?

    NEEDS: $0 of 8,140
  • Drum Concert

    Kensington Makes The Arts Shine!

    Contribute to making free, outdoor concerts featuring local musicians from all our neighborhood's cultures possible at the East 4th Street Community Garden.

    NEEDS: $2,655 of 6,091 + Volunteers
  • Help Seward Park Flourish

    Nurturing our Seward Park community with native & weather-resistant plants to keep Seward Park green and community events to bring all ages together!

    NEEDS: $0 of 6,122 + Volunteers
  • Group shot of yoga attendees

    Free Yoga in the Park

    Friends of 4 Parks outdoor yoga series promotes healthy lifestyles in a relaxed park setting and is free to all.

    NEEDS: $0 of 3,878