For leaders with projects fiscally sponsored by ioby: ioby cannot provide any financial advice to the project leader about the tax filing requirements of project disbursements. We recommend all fiscally sponso...Read Article
Managing your ioby Campaign
What is #GivingTuesday? You’ve heard of “Black Friday” and “Cyber Monday”, right? They’re the days following Thanksgiving when businesses urge consumers to make holiday purchases. In 2011, several nonprofi...Read Article
Is your Youtube video not displaying properly? You uploaded a Youtube video to your campaign page, and you can see a video thumbnail or poster frame for your campaign video. However, when you attempt to pl...Read Article
Is your Vimeo video not displaying properly? You uploaded a Vimeo video to your campaign page, however, the poster frame or video thumbnail is not appearing properly on your campaign page like the image be...Read Article
A great way to leverage your campaign is matching dollars from one of our ioby match programs or a large personal donation. Whichever one you choose, messaging is an important step in this process. So here are ...Read Article
Your project has matching funds, now what? You and your teammates have an extra ingredient of motivation to share with your donors: a match challenge! Every donor now has the chance to double their impact!...Read Article
We live in an era where social media dictates how we interact. When it comes to fundraising, social media can also be a great tool for you to reach out to potential donors. Here are a few tips to help you get t...Read Article
If you need a W-9 form for a grant you are applying for, a W-9 form for you to fill out can be found here.Read Article
I am tax exempt, but not a 501(c)3. Can I submit something other than a nonprofit letter of determination?
Yes. If you are not using ioby’s fiscal sponsorship service, you must provide proof of tax exemption. For most, that will be a federal determination from the IRS. Remember that we cannot accept a state iss...Read Article
I’ve finished fundraising and I have my own 501(C)(3) status. How do I close out my campaign and access the funds raised?
1. Gather documents and payee contact information Confirm the name and contact information for the person at your organization who will be responsible for receiving the funds or administering your progra...Read Article