Have an idea to make Pittsburgh's Northside thrive? Need some cash to bring your idea to life?

The One Northside Crowdfunding Challenge supports residents taking an active role in shaping life on the Northside. If you're working on a project that makes your Northside neighborhood greener, healthier, more sustainable, or more vibrant, you may be eligible to get your fundraising dollars doubled when you crowdfund your project with ioby!


Anyone--nonprofits, schools, informal groups, and individuals--can receive one-on-one fundraising coaching and dollar-for-dollar matching funds up to $10,000 on their ioby crowdfunding campaign in support of projects that build the Northside's positive future. Share your project idea below to get started fundraising and doubling your dollars!

Share your Idea 

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For all the details on eligibility and how this match works, read our match FAQ.

Completely new to ioby and crowdfunding? Check out ioby101.


Join an ioby Pittsburgh workshop!

Join Pittsburgh Action Strategist Miriam Parson and learn how you may be eligible to receive matching funds for your community crowdfunding project. All workshops are free and open to all Pittsburghers. No RSVP required, just show up and join at any of the following times!

CoLab, inside NOVA Place, entrance at 100 South Commons, on the Northside Commons:

November 27th

December 11th



Check out these great Northside projects already funded on ioby. Start your own fundraiser to be featured here! 


  • Van front view

    Help the ministry buy a new van!!

    In March, our old ministry van died, leaving us without direct access to transportation. Now we have an opportunity to purchase another van, which would suit our needs perfectly. Help us make this van a reality!

    NEEDS: $0 of 7,245
  • Fineview Steps in Flux

    Steps in Flux is a community-based, collaborative mural project designed to encourage exercise and discovery while adding to the visual and cultural fabric of Pittsburgh’s Fineview neighborhood.

    NEEDS: $0 of 1,050