ioby: More than a crowdfunding platform

by ioby
November 23, 2015

ioby is… A) An online fundraising platform for neighborhood projects B) A boundless hub of community organizing education and resources for local leaders, including: project strategy mentorship, budgeting assistance, detailed introductions to crowdfunding and resource organizing, marketing campaign coaching, and leadership guidance—just to name a few C) A growing team of dedicated staffers who love […]

Learn About Crowdfunding for Green Schools and Food Justice!

by ioby
November 16, 2015

New to ioby? New to crowdfunding? Trying to decide whether our platform is right for your idea? Our introductory webinars give a  basic introduction to crowdfunding with ioby, including our top tips for successful campaign planning, proven grassroots fundraising techniques, case studies of successfully funded projects, and Q&A. We currently have two topic area-specific intro […]

VIDEO: Meet our 2015 Superheroes!

by ioby
November 10, 2015

Meet our 2015 ioby Superheroes! These citizen leaders are doing incredible work to improve their neighborhoods and their communities. We’re truly inspired by what they’ve started. Ade Neff of Ride On! Bike Co-op in South LA, Tanisha Douglas and Caitlin Gibb of S.O.U.L. Sisters Leadership Collective in New York and Miami, and Daniel Peterson of […]

Join our team! ioby is hiring

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Come work with us! ioby is hiring a Development Officer in our headquarters in Brooklyn, as well as five  brand-new  Action Strategist positions in Detroit, Cleveland, Pittsburgh, and Washington, DC! And stay tuned; in the coming weeks we’ll be adding even more positions. [This could be your Executive Director.] Do you or does someone you […]

Video: 70 graffiti artists brighten North Memphis

by ioby
October 23, 2015

Here’s another amazing project out of Memphis. Last summer, Karen Golightly raised  $2,635 on ioby  to fund the first-annual Paint Memphis, a weekend-long graffiti festival that brought 70 artists out from  Memphis and around the world.  The theme was “Revival,” and the place was a  North Memphis neighborhood that had, as one resident put it, […]