New Sun Rising

Igniting fresh, creative solutions to social challenges

Launching solutions to improve our world

Activating community vision through social innovation

Building an inclusive entrepreneurial ecosystem







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 focused 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

PITTONKATONK 2015: A May Day Brass BBQ Picnic

Where: Vietnam Veterans Pavilion When: Saturday May 2, 2015 at 2pm The Festival Pittonkatonk is a May Day Brass BBQ/Picnic held on Saturday May 2nd at the Vietnam Veterans Pavilion in Schenley Park. This years event will include 4 national touring bands What Cheer...

The Grapevine: March 2015

Each month, we ask NSR projects to share what they are up to and their advice to help others. Time Tender (ignite MODE: Social Innovators Edition) Just finished their first stakeholder meeting to inform interested organizations about the concept/ ask for their...

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...

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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.