We know that community members have great ideas to make their Sacramento neighborhoods stronger, more vibrant, and more just through the arts. That's why The City of Sacramento Office of Arts & Culture is doubling donations for eligible local arts & culture projects across the city!

Get up to $15,000 in donations matched for your arts & culture project in Sacramento!

Are you an artist or community member dreaming up a public art project?
Are you a non-arts organization looking to use arts in your programs?
A dancer who needs money for a performance in a park?
An artist educator reaching new audiences?
An individual with an idea or a program in your neighborhood?

Donations are matched up to $1,000 per donor, and participants access up to $15,000 until the match program ends.

Tell us your idea to get Started

Talk to Miriam, the ioby Match Programs Director:

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We'll send you periodic updates about events, match funding opportunities, and awesome projects going on in your backyard!


How does it work?

Click here for Eligibility and Details

When you crowdfund with the ioby Sacramento Arts & Culture 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 $1,000 per donation and $15,000 per project.)
  • We offer fiscal sponsorship to groups that are not a 501c3. If you identify as BIPOC, we may waive our fee.
  • Our fees are very low because we are a nonprofit.

Share your idea to get started!


Click to Watch: Eligibility Explained




Need inspiration? Check out what residents have accomplished in these other arts & culture ioby match programs!

Artists Lead! Match Program                             2021 Cuyahoga Arts & Culture Match Program

Awesome Project: Art in the Garden          2020 Cuyahoga Arts & Culture Match Program

Awesome Project: Rising Voices Youth Choir                   2019 Power Up Neighborhood Match


ioby Sacramento Arts & Culture Match Program 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
  • A Crocker student receives drumming lessons in his classroom

    Cubs Make Music and Art

    600+ Crocker students will engage in a 16-week workshop series with music/art educators, creating a "bucket band" and an art installation.

    NEEDS: $0 of 30,974
  • articulator: Sacramento Edition

    articulator: Sacramento Edition

    We believe that amplifying the stories of artists and community leaders to Sacramento visitors will positively impact our galleries, music venues, and small businesses throughout Sacramento.  

    NEEDS: $0 of 31,610
  • Holiday SLAMtacular

    Fostering commUNITY through the arts - one stage at a time.

    NEEDS: $28,357 of 30,457 + Volunteers
  • 916 Day Festival

    916 Day Festival

    Ever been to a festival where they Celebrate the people who make their city awesome? This year we will do just that! We gathered the most talented artist from the 916 to celebrate with you!


    NEEDS: $30,407 of 30,457 + Volunteers
  • Omie Mobile or BUST!

    Om means Union, a Feeling of Inclusion and when you DONATE TODAY you join a campaign that delivers Yoga & Art classes to communities via The Omie Mobile Studio Conversion Project!

    NEEDS: $28,776 of 32,086 + Volunteers
  • Photo of a hand holding a fistful of pens, pencils, and brushes in front of a pad of bristol paper. Flowers and leaves frame the image

    Free Art Kits In The Park

    Putting high-quality art supply kits into the hands of anyone interested in creative experimentation, as well as fun, public demonstrations of ways to use art supplies found in these kits

    NEEDS: $25,516 of 32,086
  • Yard Sale Art Collective logo, a box full of books, paint brushes, records etc.

    Find YSAC a home!

    Help us provide an accessible studio space filled with free and affordable resources for artists in Sacramento.

    NEEDS: $11,745 of 14,213