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All about Donations

How can I support ioby's nonprofit services?

As a tiny non-profit in a crowded crowdfunding space, we rely heavily on generous donations from our supporters.The best way to give to ioby is to become an ioby sustainer or “Backyard Builder”. Your monthly do...

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When I donate to a project, where does my money go?

Your entire donation to a project (100%) is funding the materials and services needed to carry out that project. When you're visiting a project page, you can click on "budget" you can see exactly what you donat...

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What happens if I donate to a project that never becomes fully funded?

When a project is not fully funded within seven months, or if a project cannot go forward for any other reason, ioby makes every effort to help the group modify their project so that it can be completed. If thi...

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Can I receive updates on the progress of projects I support?

Absolutely. One of our favorite parts of ioby is the ability for donors and volunteers to follow the impact of their support. Once fully funded and underway, project groups will regularly blog about the project...

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When I donate to ioby where does my money go?

Your entire donation to a project (100%) is funding the materials and services needed to carry out that project. When you're visiting a project page, you can click on "budget" you can see exactly what you donat...

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I can't find my donation receipt.

Have you looked into your junk mailbox? Donations receipts are sent from donations@ioby.org. If you still cannot find your receipt please let us know and we’ll request a duplicate receipt for your records.

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I'm hosting a fundraiser for my campaign. What is the best way to collect donations in-person?

The best way to collect tax-deductible donations at the fundraising event is to have a computer on hand where folks can donate online. We can also accept tax-deductible check donations on behalf of your campai...

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Am I donating to individuals, a nonprofit, or a for-profit organization?

Your donation goes to ioby, which is a non-profit entity, and then, when the project is fully funded, we disburse the funds to the project leader to complete the project as they have described on their project ...

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Is my online donation secure?

ioby's site has a valid security certificate, an EV-SSL (the most stringent kind), issued by COMODO and our credit cards are processed through Authorize.net Payment Gateway, which maintains strict oversight ove...

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Can I donate to an ioby campaign by check or cash?

If you'd rather not give online or don't have quick access to the internet, you may give by check. Here's how: 1. Write a check to ioby with the preferred donation amount and list the campaign name on the me...

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