Pittsburgh, PA — New Sun Rising is set to lead the 2019 One Northside (ONS) Mini-Grant program and are in search of four Northside residents to serve on the Street Team that will support community members in their efforts to advance the ONS vision.
The ONS Mini-Grants award Northsider’s up to $1,000 to support small scale community projects that demonstrate pledged support of their neighbors, help strengthen connections, increase accessibility to resources, and/or activate significant places in their community.
Members of the Street Team will receive a stipend of $1,500 and must be able to commit 60 hours in total, including training, throughout the months of August, September, October, November in 2019 and February 2020. Successful applicants are also expected to:
- Educate community members about ONS Mini-Grants
- Support community members to submit their application
- Communicate with residents + program partners individually and at neighborhood events to promote the ONS Mini-Grant Program
The Street Team should help increase access for community members to mini-grant opportunities and assist in diversifying the applicant pool. They will also serve as a brand ambassador for the ONS vision.
The ONS Mini-Grant Street Team should be community ambassadors and enrich the places where they live, work, and play. They should believe in investing in the future of the communities that sustain themselves and their neighbors.
Send resume or questions to firstname.lastname@example.org. This is an independent contracting position and Street Team members will receive a 1099 at the end of the year.
About New Sun Rising
New Sun Rising supports nonprofits and small businesses to build vibrant communities through culture, sustainability, and opportunity. NSR believes that people and communities hold the knowledge and power to make positive change. We envision a future where regenerative community development practices create the conditions for true social, environmental, and economic justice.
About One Northside
One 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.