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.

Starting in May, we'll be offering several workshops around the Northside, where we'll cover the details of this opportunity plus proven tips for crowdfunding success. Check back soon for workshop information!

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


  • Pittsburgh VegFest

    Pittsburgh VegFest was awarded best food festival and we will only get better! 

    NEEDS: $0 of 405
  • Some of the first pigeons in the area.

    Pigeon Positivity

    Help us create dozens of ceramic pigeons to fly on Spring Hill!

    We want to bring seniors and kids together to make pigeons to beautify our neighborhood and to encourage the two groups to mix.

    NEEDS: $0 of 1,115 + Volunteers
  • Youth Collaboration to Prevent Violence

    Provide monthly activities for youth, ages 13-18 that include career exploration, household finances, credit, the benefits of a savings account, opening up a bank account, paying bills, buying a house.

    NEEDS: $0 of 2,310
  • Heathside Cottage

    Heathside Cottage Open House: Autumn Harvest

    We are transforming one of Pittsburgh's oldest and most peculiar homes into a venue for arts & culture. With live music, high tea, storytelling, and more, it will be the first public event at Heathside Cottage!

    NEEDS: $0 of 7,000 + Volunteers
  • Deutschtown City Steps Mosaic Mural

    Our City Steps mural sits at an important intersection for several North Side communities plus North Hills commuters. We hope to improve the appearance of our neighborhood, and instill pride in our residents. 

    NEEDS: $0 of 3,420