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Ioby - In Our Backyards

Ioby is kind of like kickstarter, using the power of crowd sourcing to fund community projects which are building greener cities

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Ioby (In Our Backyards) allows users to post up their project in their neighbourhood and the online community can support the project - through contributing funding or volunteering on the project. The idea is that small projects combine equate to large change - from community gardens to street beautification to recycling initiatives, Ioby aims to support those who are creating greener, more socially connected neighbourhoods in NYC.

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This is a great tool, and it looks like it is ready to expand beyond the New York area. Could be great if it is used by other neighbourhoods as well!

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