One Northside Mini-Grant Application ABOUT ONE NORTHSIDE AND NEW SUN RISINGOne Northside is a community-driven initiative to improve the quality of life in all 18 neighborhoods of the Northside. Since early 2014, hundreds of Northside residents have engaged with local leaders and stakeholders in community-wide conversations to create a shared agenda for the revitalization of this vital component of the greater Pittsburgh region. Since 2016, through the support of The Buhl Foundation, New Sun Rising has led the Ignite Northside program to help 92 Northside residents and community members put their ideas into action and support the One Northside Consensus Plan’s focus on Quality of Education, Employment, Place, Health + Safety ONE NORTHSIDE MINI-GRANTSTo support community members in their efforts to advance the One Northside vision, One Northside Mini-Grants of up to $1,000 (taxable if not a 501(c)(3)) are awarded to support small-scale community projects. Projects which demonstrate the pledged support of their neighbors, increase Health or Safety, help to strengthen connections, increase accessibility to resources, and/or activate significant places in their community are strongly encouraged to apply. Grant recipients may also receive additional support through New Sun Rising and the One Northside Mini-Grant Street Team to develop their project and secure additional resources. Note: if you are applying with a 501(c)(3), multiple submissions may be granted if the project leaders are different. Individuals must complete any open grants prior to receiving additional support. DEADLINES AND HOW TO APPLY Applications are accepted on an ongoing basis and reviewed bi-monthly. Decisions are typically announced by the beginning of the month starting in September. One Northside Mini-Grant project grants will be announced in September 2019, November 2019, February 2020, April 2020, and June 2020. The deadline to submit applications is 11:59pm on: August 31, 2019 March 31, 2020 October 31, 2019 May 31, 2020 January 30, 2020 The preferred method for submitting your application is to use the online form accessible at: www.newsunrising.org/project/ignite-northside/ Printed applications are accepted at the Allegheny and Woods Run Carnegie Libraries during normal business hours and by postal mail. You may also submit your application as attachments to email@example.com. Postal mail submissions should be addressed to New Sun Rising, attn. One Northside Mini-Grant, P.O. Box 58005, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15209 and must be received by the grant deadline. All projects must end by August 1, 2020. Only one up to $1,000 Mini-Grant per leader may be opened at one time. If you are not a 501(c)(3) or fiscally-sponsored by one, awards will be taxed as earned income. INFORMATION WORKSHOPS AND APPLICANT SUPPORTNew Sun Rising encourages prospective applicants to attend Information Workshops to meet with New Sun Rising staff + the Mini-Grant Street Team to learn more about One Northside Mini-Grants in advance of preparing an application. Additionally, Street Team members will be available for informal meet-ups in community locations as requested. Check the schedule online at www.newsunrising.org/project/ignite-northside for locations, dates, and times. Contact New Sun Rising staff with your inquiry or other questions by phone (412) 407-9007 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. If you’re interested in hosting an information session in your neighborhood, please let us know. PROJECT LEADER INFORMATIONName First Last Title and Organizational Affiliation (if any)Preferred Phone #*Alternate Telephone NumberComplete Northside Mailing Address (The Project Leader must live or work on the Northside)* Street Address Address Line 2 City AlabamaAlaskaArizonaArkansasCaliforniaColoradoConnecticutDelawareDistrict of ColumbiaFloridaGeorgiaHawaiiIdahoIllinoisIndianaIowaKansasKentuckyLouisianaMaineMarylandMassachusettsMichiganMinnesotaMississippiMissouriMontanaNebraskaNevadaNew HampshireNew JerseyNew MexicoNew YorkNorth CarolinaNorth DakotaOhioOklahomaOregonPennsylvaniaRhode IslandSouth CarolinaSouth DakotaTennesseeTexasUtahVermontVirginiaWashingtonWest VirginiaWisconsinWyomingArmed Forces AmericasArmed Forces EuropeArmed Forces Pacific State ZIP Code PROJECT INFORMATIONProposed or Working Project Name*Northside Neighborhood (where activities take place)*One Northside Focus area*Quality of PlaceQuality of EducationQuality of EmploymentQuality of HealthQuality of SafetyNorthside Project Status*New ProjectProject Previously funded by One Northside (same activity)Project Previously funded by One Northside (different activity)Project Website(s) (if applicable) Organizational InformationPlease Select One*I am applying with a 501(c)(3) or a fiscal sponsorI need a fiscal sponsor (NSR may be able to be the fiscal sponsor-additional paperwork is required if proposal is funded)I am applying to run this program as a resident. I understand that the award will be considered taxable income and I will provide a w9 if my proposal is funded. I will receive a 1099 form from New Sun Rising for my taxes.501(c)(3) Organization (if a 501(c)(3) or a fiscal sponsor)*Type n/a if you are not a 501(c)(3) or fiscally sponsored by one. Name of Executive Director or Board President of 501(c)(3) First Last Name of Organizational Contact First Last Email of Organizational Contact Phone # of Organizational ContactAddress of 501(c)(3) Organization Street Address City AlabamaAlaskaArizonaArkansasCaliforniaColoradoConnecticutDelawareDistrict of ColumbiaFloridaGeorgiaHawaiiIdahoIllinoisIndianaIowaKansasKentuckyLouisianaMaineMarylandMassachusettsMichiganMinnesotaMississippiMissouriMontanaNebraskaNevadaNew HampshireNew JerseyNew MexicoNew YorkNorth CarolinaNorth DakotaOhioOklahomaOregonPennsylvaniaRhode IslandSouth CarolinaSouth DakotaTennesseeTexasUtahVermontVirginiaWashingtonWest VirginiaWisconsinWyomingArmed Forces AmericasArmed Forces EuropeArmed Forces Pacific State ZIP Code Please upload IRS Determination LetterPlease upload Fiscal Sponsorship AgreementPROJECT DESIGN Please directly answer questions 1–71. Description: Tell us about your project idea. Describe the project for which you are requesting support, what it will achieve and why it’s needed in your community (consider the past, the present, and how you see it in the future).*2. People: Who will participate in your project? How will they benefit?*3. Plan: How will you implement your project, specifying all relevant activities and events. Do you anticipate facing any challenges or barriers to implementation? If so, how do you plan to address them?*4. Returning (for returning projects only): What challenges or barriers did you face in your project last year? How will your project this year address these challenges and increase your impact (impact could be: more team members, more social media, different audience, etc.)?*5. Geographic Reach: List the neighborhoods, communities, streets, and/or blocks that will participate and benefit from the activities of this project.*6. Leadership Team: Tell us about the people making your project happen. Who will work on this project and what will they do? What skills and experience do they have to demonstrate their ability to do this work? How does your team represent the community you will serve?Start Date for Your Project Date Format: MM slash DD slash YYYY End Date for Your Project Date Format: MM slash DD slash YYYY 7. Timeline: When will your project activities occur? add any key dates or milestones for the implementation of your project.*8. Interested in raising more funds for your project? Check here to get an email to meet with ioby.org Pittsburgh to learn more about how coaching and resources from ioby.org can raise more money for your project. I'm interested in learning about ioby and agree to share my information with the Pittsburgh representative ADDITIONAL INFORMATIONBUDGET* Drop files here or Download a Sample Budget Overall Project Expense Budget (the total cost of your project) Amount Requested from New Sun Rising (up to $1,000) Budget Line Items (Proposed use of New Sun Rising funding) Crowdfunding (optional) In addition to New Sun Rising support, our friends at ioby.org can help you to build your network and raise additional funds. If you hope to raise small contributions from your neighbors, please tell us more and we’ll get you connected. ATTACHMENTSPlease provide the following information to show evidence of community support for your project. You may submit attachments using New Sun Rising templates as uploads via email to email@example.com, by postal mail, or in person. Forms are available for download from New Sun Rising’s website. PLEDGE FORM* Drop files here or The Pledge Form will show that you have connected with community members and neighbors to build awareness of your project. Also, that you have gathered donations of volunteer time or services, in-kind support, and/or financial pledges. Download the Pledge Form. LETTERS OF SUPPORT (OPTIONAL) Drop files here or A formal letter of support can help demonstrate that neighborhood organizations, business owners, residents, and community leaders are willing to stand behind your efforts. Up to 3 letters can be accepted, but are not required. IMAGE + VIDEO (OPTIONAL, VIA EMAIL ONLY)Feeling creative? You may submit images and/or video content that helps us better understand your project by emailing them to firstname.lastname@example.org. Please help us improve the Mini-grant program by answering the statement and question below. 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