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FAQs

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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Does ioby provide grant money?

No, we are not a grant maker and we do not directly route money to your campaign.

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How do I recieve fiscal sponsorship?

When you create your ioby campaign page, simply select the option that you need ioby to serve as your fiscal sponsor. ioby staff will email you a straightforward fiscal sponsorship contract. As your fiscal spon...

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What is a match fund opportunity?

These are funds provided by a third party--usually a foundation--to match some portion of donations that you raise on ioby. Match funds are a great way to encourage donors to make a gift within a set time frame...

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Will I need to give you my bank account info to get my money?

No. ioby never requests bank account information. And you should not share your bank account info with anyone when working with ioby. Donors make donations by credit card (or by check). Then after you're done f...

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What role do local governments play in funding, promoting, and/or implementing ioby projects?

Many ioby projects are run independently of any official government involvement. They might be new programs of an existing organization, or take place on private property and not require the involvement of loca...

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Is there a proprietary issue with the photos I post on my project page?

Photos that you opt to use on your project page ioby may be used for promotion of your project and ioby more generally. If they are used in a public forum, they will be credited appropriately.

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Can I invite my friends and family to become donors?

You bet! Share what you have learned on ioby and build your own network of ioby donors and volunteers through your user login page. ioby projects depend on the collective action of many people. Only together ca...

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Is there an evaluation & monitoring plan for the projects?

Yep! All project groups are required to post regular updates of their progress on their project's blog. When the project is completed, groups are required to submit a project evaluation and final expense report...

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Hablo español. Puedo poner un proyecto en ioby.org?

Claro! Si tiene una buena idea por su barrio, descarga una solicitud en español aqui.

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