There's something about Detroit, right? That something is people like you, the resourceful and creative neighbors who work to make positive change in the neighborhoods and communities of Detroit. You have the power to change Detroit block by block.

Across the country ioby leaders have raised more than $4 million in small donations for neighborhood projects, including more than $100,000 right here in Detroit!

What would you do to improve your neighborhood? Tell us your idea below and you can start crowdfunding this month! Rhiannon Chester or Joe Rashid, Detroit Action Strategists, will follow up with you to turn your idea into a reality.

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ioby Detroit is made possible thanks to generous support from the Kresge Foundation and the Ford Foundation.

  • O'Hair Park Lovable Lots

    Bringing life to vacant, blighted lots in the O'Hair Park Neighborhood! 

    NEEDS: $0 of 400 + Volunteers
  • Namira Islam, Margari Hill, and Hazel Gomez

    The MuslimARC House

    The Muslim Anti-Racism Collaborative has been a virtual organization for nearly 4 years. Help us become brick and mortar with the creation of a physical space for racial justice education and training in Detroit!

    NEEDS: $0 of 25,785 + Volunteers
  • The Writer's Block, Hamtramck Free School

    The Writer's Block

    A weekly visual art and creative writing workshop that takes place in a prison outside of Detroit. 

    NEEDS: $0 of 6,956 + Volunteers
  • Bailey Park

    Bailey Park - Phase l

     McDougall-Hunt’s first community created urban park.

    NEEDS: $0 of 1,350 + Volunteers
  • Pride Area Community Council Senior with the Detroit's Mayor Mike Duggan

    Detroit Neighborhood Pumpkin Patch

    How do you let the kids in an underserved community with overpopulated schools know someone cares. Give them free pumpkins, cider, and donuts with a smile. Help us create a pumpkin patch experience in the inner city.

    NEEDS: $0 of 825 + Volunteers