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Start a project in Pittsburgh

On ioby, anyone with a great idea for creating positive change in their neighborhood can raise funds, find volunteers and promote their project. When you fundraise for your community project on ioby, you can:

  • Receive one-on-one fundraising and implementation coaching

  • Collect tax-deductible donations

  • Have ioby act as your project’s fiscal sponsor

  • Find new volunteers

  • Join us for grassroots fundraising trainings and workshops

Submit your idea and ioby will reach out to support you on your journey to making positive change in your Pittsburgh neighborhood

You'll have direct access to a dedicated fundraising coach who will be there with you every step of the way while you fundraise. Once you've shared your great idea with us, ioby's Leader Success Team will help you create your crowdfunding page, strategize a plan for crowdfunding success, and help you out anytime you get stuck. Learn more about our Leader Success Strategists.

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About ioby Pittsburgh

Pittsburgh is pretty special. From 446 bridges to 90 neighborhoods, there’s a lot to love about the mighty Steel City. But most of all: Pittsburghers don’t wait around to get good done. Since we began our on-the-ground work in Pittsburgh, ioby has collaborated with over 288 resident leaders as they plan, crowdfund, and build positive change in neighborhoods all across the city and region. With a median donation of $50, Pittsburghers working with ioby have raised over $1,124,358 in small donations to make our neighborhoods thriving and full of opportunity for all.

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Donate to a project in your Pittsburgh Neighborhood

  • Zenshine Community Garden

    A serene garden space where you can nourish your mind, body, and spirit through nature's gifts.

    NEEDS: $0 of 3,663 + Volunteers
  • Feeding Hope in Manchester

    We are here to provide hope and encouragement to come into community and realize they are not alone.  

    NEEDS: $0 of 6,140
  • Children Play in Garfield

    Give To Garfield

    Donating to the "Give to Garfield" campaign helps vulnerable residents pay rent, keep their utilities on, make home repairs, and access better education and job opportunities. 

    NEEDS: $0 of 3,900 + Volunteers
  • NurturHer

    We would like to give personalized and COVID-safe contactless service to mothers at their most vulnerable time in their lives.

    NEEDS: $0 of 5,000
  • The Shelter Project

    Safe Housing & Employment Services Leading towards Economic Restoration for the homeless.

    NEEDS: $0 of 5,000
  • PRWA Spring Thaw Flash Campaign

    The snow is finally melting! With a generous matching fund from IOBY, every donation up to $500 will be doubled, helping us to quickly raise funds to support our PRWA Distribution Center.

    NEEDS: $0 of 10,215 + Volunteers