Pittsburgh, PA — At 12 p.m. on Monday, August 24, New Sun Rising (NSR) and One Northside (ONS) will host a showcase of resident-driven mini-grant projects that have been completed in 2019 through August 2020.
The event will be virtual and hosted via Facebook Live. Attendees should visit this link and RSVP to receive reminder notifications from Facebook.
The upcoming application deadlines for the rest of the 2020 ONS Mini-Grants are:
- Friday, August 21 at 11:59 p.m.
- Friday, October 16 at 11:59 p.m.
- November 20 at 11:59 p.m. (pending fund availability)
Applications are accepted on an ongoing basis and reviewed bi-monthly.
The mini-grant program awards 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.
In lieu of the 15 required signatures for applications, grantees must have three references email firstname.lastname@example.org or call NSR at (412) 407-9007 to give their full name, Northside home or business address, and the name of the project they are supporting. References cannot be from the same Northside home or business address.
If you are working towards COVID relief projects, please reach out to email@example.com for an application noting what your project will help.
NSR encourages prospective applicants to email firstname.lastname@example.org with any questions or concerns about the mini-grant process in advance of preparing their application.
For mini-grant applicants, 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 by postal mail. You may also submit your applications 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, PA 15209 and must be received by the grant deadline. All projects must be completed by August 31, 2020.
In pre-approved circumstances, project leaders may submit for additional mini-grants. Only one mini-grant per project leader may be active at one time. Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org for additional information.
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.