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Citizenville gives you the ability to crowdfund the resources you need to build real, lasting change from the ground up.

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When you work with Citizenville, you’ll join a community of leaders and changemakers, and share knowledge, challenges, and experiences. We also host monthly GUMBO dinners to help kickstart and raise awareness of your project.

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We offer access to matching funds from our partner councils, companies and foundations; a team of experts to check over your idea (to help you raise more), and super friendly user support from start to finish.

donors' gifts to your eligible project are tax-deductible.

Citizenville is a 501(c)3 driven to help you make lasting positive change in your community. We offer fiscal sponsorship so that you can accept tax-deductible donations whether or not you are incorporated as a nonprofit.

Our Project creators say

I'm glad we used the Citizenville platform to attract new volunteers and get more funding for our homeless ministry! ​
Veda Johny
SOUL, Founder
Such an amazing asset to the community! I love how the GUMBO event helps me stay connected to awesome projects.
Jena Howie
Nolia Coins, Founder
Citizenville's GUMBO event is an awesome concept and a great way to bring the community together to support each other’s ideas! I can't wait to continue supporting the events in the future!
Leo Chalmet
GUMBO Supporter
We won a microgrant from Citizenville's GUMBO event that helped fund our after school initiative. Very thankful that something like this exist!
Zoe Powell

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With financial support from our partners and donors like you, we are able to continue hosting the GUMBO dinners and supporting the projects that crowdfund on our platform. Your contribution is 100% tax deductible. Citizenville.org is an approved IRS 501(c)(3).

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Supporting Spring students to not only graduate from high school but to attend and successfully complete college is a primary

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Clarksdale, MS, United States (US)

Griot Youth Program: Mental and Physical Stress Relief Initiative

The Mental and Physical Stress Relief initiative helps to relieve mental, physical, and emotional stress of youth in

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Griot Youth Program Building 287 Sunflower Avenue, United States (US)

Dancing Against Bullying

D.A.B. is family friendly and ready for all ages with movement and motivational speaking!

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Jackson Mississippi, United States (US)

Wags to Riches

CARES Animal Shelter is a nonprofit, no-kill animal shelter located in Clarksdale, Mississippi. Suckers for happy endings, we

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Diaper Bank of the Delta

The Diaper Bank of the Delta believes every child deserves a healthy start in life by having a clean, dry bottom and woman

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EPIC Mississippi

EPIC Mississippi is a text message (soon to be App) program that provides local Mississippi parents with daily tips and

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