11 Neighborhood Projects Seek Crowdfunding

Great neighborhood projects are on the horizon, all through a sustainable lens. ioby has teamed up with The Cleveland Climate Action Fund and Resilient Cleveland to award matching funds, up to $5,000 per project, to residents and community-based organizations for their outstanding projects. This is a competitive match, meaning not all campaigns will receive match funds. Each donation to a campaign below will increase their respective competitiveness in the match. 


Check out these 11 neighborhood projects, most of which emerged from our Sustainable Cleveland Summit, and help them spread the word. 


  • Operation Vegetables: The Big, Giant Board Game of Yummy Health! Gardens inspire the design of funny veggie superheroes in the format of a giant game board.




  • The Cleveland Refugee Bike Project - Provides refugees with bikes and training, providing them an economic lifeline that can lead to new education and social opportunities.
  • Feed People, Not Landfills - Plans to create 'wealth' from 'waste' by turning discarded food into community assets.
  • GardenWalk Cleveland 2017 - Organizes free tours of private and community gardens in some of Cleveland's great neighborhoods.
  • Swords to Urban Plowshares - Training homeless veterans in urban agriculture and Permaculture.
  • Cleveland Youth Greenhouse - Harnessing the vision, creativity and energy of children to transform a vacant lot and abandoned houses into an accessible, safe, and attractive learning center and green learning lab.




  • Cleveland Bike Library - Bikes purchases from local bike shops available to local students for checkout.
  • Baker Biker Box - Students to design and create a bike box so the community will have a weather safe area for their bikes.
  • African Solar Village Green Project - Inspire and empower at risk youth through gardening and environment stewardship.
  • Bee-Lieve Harvest Festival - Familiarizing youth with green culture, water conservation, growing your own food, bee keeping, and healthy eating habits.




  • Icabod Flewellen Urban Agricultural Project - Developing a property and converting the house into an agricultural learning center for the community.


Click here to learn more about supporting these projects... and help spread the word!


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