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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 $100,000. Your Leader Success Strategi...

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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?

While no two crowdfunding campaigns are the same, we’ve collected several best practices from the 2,000+ projects that have been funded on ioby's platform. Every leader who works with ioby is assigned a Leader...

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How does ioby's fiscal sponsorship service work?

ioby fiscal sponsorship is required of all campaigns that do not have their own 501(c)(3) status or a 501(c)(3) fiscal sponsor. This allows donations to your campaign to be tax-deductible to your donors. If you...

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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 email from ioby that provides them documentation of their tax-deductible donation. ...

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How does ioby's fundraising coaching work?

​We want your project to succeed, and we will provide you with as much support as you need along the way. Before your campaign goes live, you’ll have access to ioby’s Leader Toolkit, an easy, getting-started g...

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What resources does ioby provide?

Our resources aren’t just limited to fundraising. Here are some of the many resources we provide: Leader Toolkit: Our toolkit of fundraising tips and best practices to help you succeed. Learn from ...

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Can I use ioby as a fiscal sponsor for a grant my project received?

Yes, but only if: your project meets ioby's project criteria​ you are using ioby's platform to crowdfund at least 25% of the project's total funding need. That is, if you expect to receive a project gran...

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Can ioby apply for a grant on my behalf?

No. If you apply for and receive a grant as part of your crowdfunding campaign, we can accept the funds, but we cannot do anything more. We cannot apply for a grant on your behalf, nor can we sign any agreement...

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