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Managing your ioby Campaign

Do I need to report money crowdfunded with ioby as taxable income?

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...

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Things to know about Giving Tuesday and end of year fundraising

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...

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Why isn't my Youtube video displaying properly?

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...

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Why isn't my Vimeo video displaying properly?

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...

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How can I use email to leverage my match funding?

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 ...

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My campaign is part of a matching-funds program. How can I leverage the match for more donations?

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!...

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How can I use social media to boost my fundraising?

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...

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ioby is my fiscal sponsor. Can I get a copy of an ioby W-9 form?

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.

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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...

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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...

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