New Sun Rising

Igniting fresh, creative solutions to social challenges

Inclusive entrepreneurship + opportunity

Solutions to improve our world

Activating community visions with social innovation







MODE: ignite, launch, grow

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Fiscal Sponsorship

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MODE: Programs + Services from New Sun Rising

Strategic development workshops to ignite early stage non-profits + for profits with promising social solutions

Community Vision activation by launching pods of social innovators

Solution Accelerator + Impact Funding for catalytic growth of established organizations

Recent Blog Posts

Sharing the collective consciousness of sustainable social change

ignite MODE: Larimer/Homewood Edition

Free Hands on Business Development + Learn How to Grow a Healthy Connected Business New Sun Rising was excited to partner with two great organizations – Urban Innovation21 and S Group – for the second installment of our ignite MODE workshop at The Kingsley Center on...

Q & A with new board member: Carlos Gasca-Yanez

New Sun Rising is excited to welcome Carlos Gasca-Yanez as the newest member of our Board of Directors.  Carlos has a diverse body of experience in entrepreneurship and economic development, locally and internationally.  In our current push to recruit new board...

Hidden Harvest Pittsburgh: 2014 Year in Review

At a leadership conference sponsored by Coro in June this year, Hidden Harvest Pittsburgh first publicly shared their dream: To register fruit and nut trees in the region, mobilize volunteers, rescue surplus produce, and share it with those in need. Learn more about...

Small Resource Business Fair: Government Edition

The Mayor’s Office in partnership with the URA will host a complimentary, government focused, Small Business Resource Fair. The purpose of the event is to offer small business owners in-person access to representatives from all relevant departments within city...

A New Vision for Entrepreneurship in Pittsburgh

A Blog post from our friends and co-conspirators at The Hardware Store: Last year we launched The Hardware Store — a coworking community of freelance digital professionals, committed to creating equitable alternatives for regional entrepreneurs, and to the...

Mentors’ Perspective on Ignite MODE

With just a few days before New Sun Rising launches Ignite MODE, the first of its quarterly boot camps for social entrepreneurs and nonprofiteers, a dynamic cohort of participants and a Swiss-Army-Knife slate of mentors are ready to strike.  Although we could wax on...

New Sun Rising Seeks Additional Board Members

New Sun Rising (NSR), a Pittsburgh based non-profit [501(c)3] organization, seeks volunteer members for the Board of Directors, to help us to serve Western Pennsylvania by supporting grassroots cultural, educational, and creative programs in the region. Board of...

Collaboration makes the world go round. Have an idea for New Sun Rising or one of our projects? Let's talk. To us, there is no such thing as a bad conversation.

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The mission of New Sun Rising is to empower creative projects in the Pittsburgh region through

fiscal sponsorship, mentoring, and community building.