ioby National COVID-19 Community Response and Recovery
Match Fund

Please note: This match opportunity is no longer available to new projects. Please visit our match page to see other available match opportunities. 

Our ioby community is full of helpers. Neighborhood leaders, unofficial mayors of the block, people like you who have always stepped up to do what’s right and to lend a hand. We know that many of you are now trying to figure out how to step up to support your neighbors. We’re here to help. 

The ioby National COVID-19 Community Response and Recovery Match Fund provides matching dollars to ioby crowdfunding campaigns for projects that help your community respond to and recover from the impacts of COVID-19.

Get one-on-one fundraising coaching and double your tax-deductible donations up to $8,000 when you crowdfund with ioby to respond to COVID-19.

Dollars are available now, on a first-come, first-served rolling basis. You can access up to a total of $8,000 for donations to projects crowdfunding on ioby for projects that respond directly to COVID-19 or its impacts in your community. We know your community needs support now, so it’s fast and easy to get started! 

Share Your Idea

Just share your idea with the ioby team and we’ll confirm within 1-2 business days whether your project is eligible for this match opportunity. Then, you can post an ioby crowdfunding page and begin fundraising with support from our experienced team of fundraising coaches. While you fundraise, donations to your page will be instantly doubled so that your crowdfunding work goes twice as far.

Eligibility Details

As always, please remember to follow the CDC's guidelines and your local health authority's instructions as you support your community. Putting you and your neighbors’ health first is one of the most important things you can do to offer care, even if it means doing so from afar. 

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Support a Project 

Neighbors across the country are already fundraising to support their communities. Start a campaign of your own to be featured here. 

  • Feeding the community. Feeding the economy.

    The Windham Community Food Network is raising funds to have local restuarants provide meals for the food insecure at the First Baptist Church in Willimantic. 

    NEEDS: $0 of 10,345
  • Youth in Gym greeting the educator

    Nearby Nature Milwaukee

    Nearby Nature Milwaukee is an environmental justice and equity project to build healthier communities in Milwaukee’s Lincoln Creek greenway, doing Youth Outdoors programs since 2018.

    NEEDS: $0 of 4,165
  • Pittsburgh Restaurant Workers Aid Banner

    Pittsburgh Restaurant Workers Aid - Food Distribution Center

    Our Food Distribution Center provides immediate assistance to hospitality workers affected by COVID-19 through the distribution of free food, baby care items, pet necessities, and cleaning and hygiene products.

    NEEDS: $0 of 14,427 + Volunteers
  • Gertie Feeds NYC

    Help transform Gertie into a soup kitchen to feed those on the frontlines of the COVID-19 crisis: healthcare workers, the homeless, unemployed and hungry.  Let's come together and tackle this crisis.

    NEEDS: $0 of 50,791
  • Tablets To Help Isolated Seniors During COVID-19

    Many seniors have found themselves isolated from their friends and family due to the COVID-19 outbreak. This project will provide seniors with tablets to enable them to video call their loved ones during this time.

    NEEDS: $0 of 1,280
  • public art community mural project artists youth arts painting

    Arte Libre in the Time of Corona

    Creating equitable access to the arts, and empowering Youth of Color and Communities affected by the Covid-19 Pandemic.  

    NEEDS: $0 of 3,340 + Volunteers
  • NEO Music Relief Fund

    We're here to support musicians and venue workers who lost their livelihoods through COVID-19 closings and cancellations.

    NEEDS: $0 of 18,354
  • Support Sew Masks 4 Cincy!

    Sew Masks 4 Cincy donates high-quality mask covers to front line providers by collecting masks and distributing them with local hospitals and organizations.

    NEEDS: $0 of 4,531 + Volunteers