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Start a project in Cincinnati

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 Cincinnati neighborhood.

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About ioby Cincinnati

Cincinnati is full of energy—there's so much happening in the world of positive civic change, it's hard not to be excited! But part of what makes Cincinnati so special to us is its long history of neighbors working together to get good done. It's pretty clear that Cincinnatians have no shortage of great ideas, and are ready to make them happen. And when neighbors want to roll up their sleeves to get good done and make Cincinnati even more awesome, ioby is there to lend a hand.

We're so excited to have worked in the Queen City since April 2020. With a median donation of $50, neighbors in Greater Cincinnati have already raised over $300,725 for 63 projects to help make their communities greener, safer, more livable, and more full of opportunity for all residents. How will you get good done in Cincinnati? 

Donate to a project in Cincinnati

  • Calming Toolboxes for Success - Mason Elementary

    140 students at Mason Elementary (ME) need frequent or intensive support to help cope and emotionally regulate, creating the need for sensory toolboxes to help students calm down or refocus their attention.

    NEEDS: $0 of 2,062
  • Morel mushrooms in Adams County Ohio

    Help Launch Adams County Connect

    Adams County Connect is a collaborative effort to build connections between rural and urban Ohio through shared experiences, resources, and community.

    NEEDS: $0 of 770
  • AfriFest Cincy: Taste of Africa

    Come out to celebrate the Taste of Africa. This event will bring our community together to showcase variety of African cultures, food, vendors, entertainment, fashion show, games, and other fun activities.

    NEEDS: $0 of 11,735 + Volunteers
  • Antigone Quartet Prize

    A new, progressive, Cincinnati-based competition for all composers.

    NEEDS: $0 of 2,735 + Volunteers
  • Help JPP 6th grade students go to Canada

    We are taking our students on an educational experience following the Underground Railroad up to Niagra Falls for project based learning opportunities. 

    NEEDS: $0 of 2,062
  • We Enter the Door of No Return

    It is an act of resistance for young descendants of enslaved Africans to return to the home of their ancestors because it was thought they never would.

    NEEDS: $0 of 25,435
  • Bellbrook Storybook Trail

    A Storybook Trail is a short hike with signposts along the way that tell a fun story for kids and their families to enjoy. I would like to build one in my community for my Girl Scout Gold Award Project.

    NEEDS: $822 of 2,083