In 2018, ioby teamed up with the  Cleveland Climate Action Fund and Resilient Cleveland to award dollar-for-dollar matching funds to community projects that prepare Cleveland neighborhoods for the impacts of climate change.

The projects below were selected to receive a dollar-for-dollar match of the funds equivalent to half their fundraising goal. The Cleveland Climate Action Fund doubled donations from the generous Cleveland residents that supported these projects for a more sustainable and resilient Cleveland!

Funded projects:  


  • Duke Farms

    Duke Farms at Detroit Shoreway

    Watch a Cleveland urban garden and friendships blossom one plant at a time. Get involved in our greenhouse, beekeeping and vegetables and help make the Detroit Shoreway sustainable and greener.

    NEEDS: $0 of 3,723 + Volunteers
  • The future location of the solar panels will be viewable from the Community Garden, Possibilitarian Garden.

    PORCH goes SOLAR!

    PORCH is an intentional living community in the Buckeye neighborhood working to transition towards 100% solar powered!

    NEEDS: $0 of 5,268
  • Urban Pocket Park Retreats

    Our Urban Pocket Parks are within walking distance of many Glenville families, providing them a retreat from the hustle & bustle of urban life, reducing pollution, traffic and the consumption of resources

    NEEDS: $0 of 5,050 + Volunteers
  • Officer Derek Owens Memorial Park

    help us honor the life of officer Owens by turning the lot where he was shot into a sustainable community resource

    NEEDS: $0 of 7,095 + Volunteers
  • 2019 Seed Library Program

    Let's reconnect local people with their food! We provide healthy seeds and seed saving education free to the public.

    NEEDS: $0 of 10,395 + Volunteers
  • Ride for Sustainability

    WELL Cleveland

    Our mission and our plan is to educate people about individual health and wellbeing, sustainability and the health of our planet, doing good for our communities and strengthening our families!  

    NEEDS: $0 of 4,580 + Volunteers
  • Doula offering support during delivery

    The Mothership Connection

    We're providing sustainable transportation to 145 expecting mothers to and from classes, prenatal appointments & the grocery store

    NEEDS: $0 of 28,255