Decisions will be announced in February 2020.

By Alyse Horn-Pyatt

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The upcoming One Northside (ONS) Mini-Grant application deadline is January 30, 2020. 

Project applications submitted to New Sun Rising (NSR) by this date will receive a decision in February 2020. Applications are accepted on a rolling basis, and the next mini-grant deadline is March 31, 2020.

The mini-grant program awards Northsiders up to $1,000 to support small-scale community projects that demonstrate pledged support of their neighbors, help strengthen connections, increase accessibility to resources, or activate significant places in their community. 

For mini-grant applicants, the preferred method for submitting your application is to use the online form accessible here.

Printed applications are accepted by postal mail. You may also submit your applications as attachments to 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 Aug. 1, 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 for additional information. 

The ONS Street Team will launch early next year. Questions can be emailed to

More information about NSR and ONS can be found here and here.

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