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What is crowdfunding?

Crowdfunding is a method of fundraising for a project that uses an easily shareable and accessible online platform like ioby's to collect many donations. With crowdfunding, small donations from many people can ...

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Who will donate to my crowdfunding campaign?

Crowdfunding campaigns are funded by neighbors, friends, family, local businesses, and others from your and your fundraising team's network who would love to see your project brought to life.<

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How much can I expect to raise?

While there's no "typical" project budget, many ioby projects fall in the range of a few thousand dollars. We’ve worked with groups raising anywhere from $100 to more than $70,000. Your Success Strategist will ...

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How long is a typical crowdfunding campaign?

Campaign length varies depending on how much is being raised and how quickly you fundraise, but an average ioby campaign lasts about 6-8 weeks.

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Will ioby fundraise for me?

No crowdfunding platform fundraises for your project, but ioby will provide the tools and coaching you need to run an effective crowdfunding campaign. ioby regularly shares projects with our national audience ...

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What will make my crowdfunding campaign successful?

The most important element of a successful ioby campaign is the size and commitment of your fundraising team. Having a committed team of at least three or four people - or more, if your goal is large - can be t...

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What if I don't meet my goal?

You can always keep what you raise on ioby, even if it's less or more than your original fundraising goal. Our flexible finish policy allows you to edit your campaign deadline and fundraising goal if needed, so...

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What can I expect when I work with ioby?

We want your project to succeed, and we will provide you as much support as you need along the way. First time fundraiser or not sure where to start? We’ll match you with your own Leader Success Strategist, wh...

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How does ioby's fiscal sponsorship service work?

At the end of your campaign, we'll sign a simple fiscal sponsorship contract with you, in which you'll commit to using the funds you raised toward the charitable purpose described in your fundraising campaign. ...

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Are donations made on ioby tax-deductible?

Yes, every donation to every ioby campaign is fully tax-deductible. When your donors give, they receive an automated thank you from ioby that provides them documentation of their tax-deductible donation.

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