Our Supporters – Next City

Our Supporters

Next City is a nonprofit organization with a mission to inspire social, economic and environmental change in cities through journalism and events around the world.

Our vision is for a world in which cities are not in crisis and are instead, leading the way toward a more sustainable, equitable future.

Next City is supported by a diversified business model that includes major donations from foundations and individuals, membership, corporate sponsorships, underwriting, advertising and events. We are grateful to the many generous supporters who make our work possible.

Major Donors and Partners

The following foundations and partner organizations have contributed $5,000 or more toward our work in the past five years. The individuals listed have contributed $200 or more in that period. Next City's current foundation supporters are Ford Foundation, Surdna Foundation and William Penn Foundation.

  • Ford Foundation ( current funder)
  • Surdna Foundation (current funder)
  • William Penn Foundation (current funder)
  • MacArthur Foundation
  • Rockefeller Foundation
  • Knight Foundation
  • The Kresge Foundation
  • The Fund for New Jersey
  • Lincoln Institute for Land Policy
  • Living Cities, Inc.
  • Open Society Institute
  • Community Foundation of Greater Chattanooga
  • Downtown Denver Partnership
  • Footprint Foundation
  • European Foundation Centre
  • The Institute for Transportation and Development Policy
  • Eugenie Birch
  • Maya Brennan
  • Kathleen Dallessio
  • Gary Daynes
  • Judith A. Finn
  • Adam Giuliano
  • Bruce Katz
  • Anthony King
  • Patrick Kinney
  • Juan Sebastian Mendive
  • Julia Michaels
  • Barin Nahvi
  • Joseph Reinmann
  • Rebecca Ryan
  • Tamar Shapiro
  • Eric Shaw
  • Allan Soo
  • Jess Zimbabwe

Sustainers

Sustainers are a vital support to Next City. By donating monthly, these individual members save us time better spent producing the work you value. The names listed below are of people who give monthly.

We are currently supported by 674 people donating $2,523 per month.

  • Heidi Reijm
  • John Mackowiak
  • Katy Stanton
  • Carol Rhea
  • Keryna Johnson
  • Kendra Chan
  • Alida Bogr├ín-Acosta
  • Elle Perrault
  • Michael Holzheimer
  • Melissa Jones
  • Atiya Dennis
  • Catherine Ferrer
  • kdidech
  • Benjamin Carlson
  • Douglas Stewart
  • Lisa Kahane
  • Polli Schildge
  • Joseph Livewell
  • Allison Fultz
  • Laura Wolf-Powers
  • Jennifer Johnson
  • Jean A Bonander
  • Victor Willis
  • Ebony Walden
  • Michael Barba and Mary Chalich
  • Lucas Grindley
  • Lane Fury
  • Claudia Newell
  • Nicholas L Mulligan
  • Mona Jenkins
  • jones tony
  • Charles Browning
  • Mike Gelin
  • Gita Nandan
  • Beth A Macdonald
  • Marvin Rocha
  • Sheila Ruth
  • Bonnie Nesbitt
  • Laura Woltanski
  • Beth Kanofsky
  • Hugh Geenen
  • Eli Pousson
  • Gillian Haley
  • Casius Pealer
  • H. Ahada Stanford, PhD
  • Jaime Fearer
  • Dan Curry
  • Johnnie Owens
  • Michael Pyatok
  • Jess Zimbabwe
  • Theresa Chalich
  • Josh Lerner
  • James Segedy
  • Edward Shikada
  • Tanushri Kumar
  • Bernestine Singley
  • Barbara Van Kerkhove
  • Trinity Simons
  • Anika Singh Lemar
  • Tom Webster
  • Jeffrey Doshna
  • Alexia Nazarian
  • Leslie Schneider
  • R. Denise Everson
  • Michele Langenberg
  • Lillian G Smith
  • Allison ONeill
  • janet smith
  • Jennifer Krikava
  • Lynn Ross
  • Bridget Childs
  • Yvonne Long
  • Mary Howard
  • Patricia Rattray
  • Veri di Suvero
  • Dan Baisden
  • Eric Kornacki
  • Craig Brookins
  • Mallory Baches
  • Amber Jones
  • Daniel Longworth
  • John Dornoff
  • Nancy Kete
  • Leticia Colnago
  • Kelsey Oesmann
  • Tracy Shimek
  • Jeanette Tozer
  • Lonny Stern
  • Danny Yadegar
  • Kathryn Moody-Arndt
  • Andy Cook
  • Leslie Lewis
  • Brett Turner
  • Paul Ahrens
  • Eric Mattson
  • Andie Wyatt
  • Rosalind Williams
  • Thomas Jackson
  • Steve Baker
  • Christian Guadalupe
  • April Mahajan
  • Cailean Kok
  • Cary Moon
  • Donna Olds White
  • Michael A Terrazas
  • Neal Peirce
  • Jerry Nonko
  • Anupam Yog
  • +42 anonymous sustainers

Sponsors

Corporate sponsors and underwriters play a valuable role in ensuring Next City's financial sustainability. 

  • Bank of America
  • CannonDesign
  • CohnReznick
  • City Parks Alliance
  • Siemens
  • Zagster
  • Zipcar

Financial Disclosure

Download Next City's Form 990s (Return of Organization Exempt From Income Tax) from recent years.

Past Supporters

  • American Communities Trust
  • Bank of America
  • Blue Moon Fund
  • Crossways Charitable Foundation
  • Enterprises Offices Nationwide
  • National Empowerment for the Arts
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