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!

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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 100 North Commons, 15212:

September 18, 10a-11:a
September 18, 6p-7p

October 30, 10a-11a
October 30, 6p-7p


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


  • Save Our Schools

    We're investing in STEM programming at Pittsburgh Manchester Pre-K through 8th grade. 

    NEEDS: $0 of 20,635 + Volunteers
  • Bags n' Blocks

    Neighborhood unity through interaction, dialogue and communal problem-solving

    NEEDS: $0 of 2,362 + Volunteers
  • National Somali Bantu Festival

    This powerful cultural event will bring Somali Bantus from all over the United States to join those living in Pittsburgh to celebrate food, soccer, dance, and share their vision of vibrant and welcoming community.

    NEEDS: $0 of 7,284 + Volunteers