With the support of the Kansas Health Foundation, ioby supported 22 community projects to raise over $200,000 for community impact during 2019-2020.


The Kansas Healthy Communities Challenge supports residents taking an active role in creating a culture of health in their neighborhoods by providing a flexible funding option. With support from the Kansas Health Foundation, ioby has matching funds available to double what you raise on crowdfunding campaigns for health-related projects in your community. When you launch a local crowdfunding campaign as part of the Challenge, you can receive dollar-for-dollar matching funds of up to $10,000, plus one-on-one fundraising support to make your campaign a success!


So if you have a great idea that makes your community healthier, start a project today and make your fundraising work go twice as far. Simply share your project idea below to get started fundraising and doubling your dollars!

Share your Idea 

What kind of projects are eligible?

Any initiative that will help improve health in your area by making it greener or safer; improving local access to affordable healthy food; promoting walking, biking, or exercise; educating your neighbors about healthy choices; or advocating for changes to the local environment and economy that would support resident health. Eligible projects include new community gardens, all-ages exercise groups, weekend yoga in the park, bike safety education, healthy parenting programs, food justice fanfares, creative nutrition classes, pedestrian parades—you name it! We want to hear YOUR ideas for a healthier community.

Read the full eligibility guidelines here 

Learn More 

For more details on how this ioby match opportunity works, check out our Match Funding FAQ.
Completely new to ioby and crowdfunding? Check out our general FAQ here.

Watch our recent webinar to learn more!

Crowdfunding for Kansas Healthy Communities

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This webinar will cover proven tips for crowdfunding success and all the details about participating in this match opportunity. 

Questions? Contact ioby Partnerships Manager, Ethany Uttech at ethany@ioby.org or (917) 464-4515 x5

Support a Project 

Give to a project below to get your donation doubled and support a healthier Kansas!

  • Feed Arma

    Food  -  Fellowship  -  Community

    NEEDS: $0 of 9,532 + Volunteers
  • Community and Care Building; Cheyenne County

    Raising $10,000 to be matched to $20,00 for our schools and community.  Funds will purchase curriculum, support youth programming, and support our teachers!

    NEEDS: $0 of 20,447
  • Blow Up Hunger

    The Lord's Pantry at St. Patrick Catholic Church/School provides low-income students and families in need with food in our neighborhood.  Help us "Blow Up Hunger" and make improvements to the pantry.

    NEEDS: $0 of 9,547
  • Building Cheyenne Family Food Collective

    Working together to help our families thrive, not just survive by pooling food dollars to provide access to affordable and healthy foods!

    NEEDS: $0 of 8,790 + Volunteers
  • Emergency Help for Families Impacted by COVID-9

    Funds will help with emergency food, cleaning supplies, and support stable housing for low-income families impacted from COVID-19, as identified by social workers.  


    NEEDS: $0 of 11,034
  • Sunflower BIrth & Family Logo

    Supporting Healthy Families in Cowley County

    Help us nurture our community by funding Sunflower Birth & Family Wellness, a freestanding birth center and healthcare clinic that will provide an environment of community and support for women and their families.

    NEEDS: $0 of 6,120 + Volunteers