How to launch an ioby campaign in four simple steps

by ioby
June 19, 2015

So you have a great idea for improving your neighborhood—a way to make it safer, greener, more livable, or just more fun. Congratulations! You’re already well on your way! Now, you want to use ioby to help you raise money, find volunteers, and get the word out. Perfect—this is what we’re all about! The next […]

An exciting new partnership with Pittsburgh non-profit GTECH – helping reclaim vacant lots

by ioby
June 18, 2015

We’re thrilled to announce a brand new partnership with GTECH Strategies, an awesome non-profit at the intersection of community development and the green economy. They’re dedicated to strengthening and greening Pittsburgh, and one of the most revolutionary ways they do that is by helping citizens reclaim, repurpose, and reenergize empty lots, strengthening the city and […]

Announcing seven SUPER new additions to our Board of Directors!

by ioby
June 12, 2015

We are beyond   excited to announce that our amazing Board of Directors is expanding. Expanding, that is, by LEAPS AND BOUNDS! At ioby, we’ve always  been incredibly lucky to be able to surround ourselves with brilliant, savvy, action-oriented and kindhearted people.  SUPER people, in fact. We already have an amazing Board of Directors, and they’re […]

Video: Our favorite day of the year

by ioby
June 11, 2015

If you know us, you probably know how much we love  it when neighbors get outside and hang out together. Add in  urban parks and green spaces, urban hiking, collaborative, art, awesome dance, and  more, and you’ve got Hike the Heights!  The 11th annual roving street party (funded on ioby!)  took place last weekend, and […]

Top fundraising ideas for grassroots success

by ioby
June 9, 2015

It’s a great time to be a grassroots fundraiser. The Internet, online social networks, fiscal sponsorship, and an uptick in enthusiasm for DIY projects of all kinds mean that, in many ways, it’s easier for individuals to raise money now than ever before. That said, this is also an age of information deluge, and it […]

Website upgrades to help your project shine!

by ioby
June 2, 2015

The ioby website is all for you. It’s where ioby Leaders post about and raise money for their projects, where volunteers and donors find the projects they want to support, and where we sing out everyone’s successes as much as we can. We’re always working on ways to improve—especially ways to make it easier for […]