In these trying times, building relationships with each other and designing equitable communities is more important than ever. Please join us for Conversations. Connections. Impact: An ioby convening in Cleveland. This is the second in a series of ioby convenings which kicked off in Memphis last month. We’ll be gathering for an interactive program about power, place, and the work of making change in our backyards.

What: Conversations. Connections. Impact: Making change in our backyards
An ioby convening in Cleveland.
Where: New Bridge Center for Arts and Technology
When: Sunday, March 26th, 2pm-6pm
Optional ioby project walking tour 11am-12:30pm
This event is free, but please RSVP.

With questions about this event, contact Dana Schneider at dana [at]


About ioby Cleveland

ioby helps neighbors grow and implement great ideas one block at a time. Our online platform connects leaders with funding and support to make our neighborhoods safer, greener, more livable and more fun.

Across the country ioby leaders have raised more than $3 Million for neighborhood projects! 

What would you do to improve your neighborhood? Tell us your idea below and you can start crowdfunding this month! Indigo Bishop, Cleveland Action Strategist, will follow up with you to turn your idea into a reality!

start a project 


From Blight to Urban Highlight

We would like to reinvent this wall with vibrant images that would inspire and motivate the people who frequent this avenue. Myself and several local students are confident that we can make this a realty.

NEEDS: $0 of 75
Beautiful day for Fun with Fresh Veggie Superheroes!

Operation: Vegetables!

I hope to create more games for kids to learn about healthy foods – active & fun. Creating community gardens if possible, with painted elements collecting rainwater to feed the vegetables.

NEEDS: $0 of 2,610

The Cleveland Refugee Bike Project

The Cleveland Refugee Bike Project will provide refugees with bikes and training, giving them an economic lifeline that can connect them to new employment, educational, and social opportunities in Northeast Ohio.

NEEDS: $0 of 13,013 + Volunteers

Feed People, Not Landfills

Rust Belt Riders wants to work in communities across Cleveland to create 'wealth' from 'waste' by turning discarded food into community assets. Together we will feed people, not landfills. 

NEEDS: $0 of 10,540
Visitors tour a garden in the city of Cleveland.

GardenWalk Cleveland 2017

GWC organizes free tours of private and community gardens in the city of Cleveland. Visitors explore neighborhoods and see how much the city is "greening." In 2017 Detroit-Shoreway and Collinwood is our focus.

NEEDS: $25 of 4,820 + Volunteers
Helping soldiers become farmers!

Swords To Urban Plowshares

Training homeless veterans in urban agriculture and Permaculture, in order to create an Urban Corps of Soldier-Farmers producing wholesome organic food for themselves and their fellow veterans

NEEDS: $0 of 950

Bee-Lieve Harvest Festival

familiarizing youth with green culture; water conservation, growing your own foods, bee keeping, and healthy eating habits

NEEDS: $0 of 2,000 + Volunteers