Making Money

As a small organization, we count on you to be the face of your project. Because of this, you should know that:

  1. We are your fiscal sponsor, and the grantmaker may ask for New Sun Rising’s EIN, Board List, a copy of the 501(c)(3) designation letter or more.  
    • Your main contact is: Daniel Stiker, Director of Culture + Operations 412-983-1993
    • New Sun Rising’s Executive Director: Scott Wolovich
    • Requesting Applicant Name: New Sun Rising
    • If they request a project name or project : <Project name>, a project of New Sun Rising
    • If they request a project leader: <your name>
  2. New Sun Rising ( MUST review all proposals seeking funding at least 1 week prior to submission. Under 7 days may result in a rush fee of $75.
  3. Additionally, New Sun Rising MUST review grant reports at least 1 week prior to submission.
  4. New Sun Rising will check for errors/omissions as is pertains to NSR information, offer modest recommendations, or may recommend seeking a professional grant writer. NSR is not responsible for the content of any materials and has the right to prohibit use of any materials for any reason.
  5. You should know that donation for services (including rent) is NOT considered Tax-deductible by the IRS. (

You, as a project leader, are responsible for the fundraising for your project. This could include donations, grants, admission fees, and fees for service.

We are currently registered or permitted in the following states to fundraise:

  • Pennsylvania
  • Indiana
  • Delaware
  • Nebraska
  • South Dakota
  • Wyoming
  • Montana
  • Idaho (restriction on Telephone soliciting)
  • Arizona

If you are to solicit funds in another state, additional fees to set-up that registration will be assessed.  (fees are determined based on state requirements).

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