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. Next City's journalism is supported directly by its readers, and by sponsors and foundations that care about issues such as poverty, discrimination, housing equity, greater access to capital, sustainable development, and many more. When solutions are plentiful, so will our lives be in the city. We are grateful to the many generous supporters who make our work possible.

Major Donors and Partners

The following foundations and partner organizations have supported Next City with $1,000 or more since January 2023. The individuals listed have contributed $1,000 or more in that period.

Next City is also is a recipient of a Google Grants award. The Google Grants program supports registered nonprofit organizations that share Google's philosophy of community service to help the world in areas such as science and technology, education, global public health, the environment, youth advocacy, and the arts. Google Grants is an in-kind advertising program that awards free online advertising to nonprofits via Google AdWords.

  • The Emma Bowen Foundation
  • Google Ad Grants and Google News Initiative
  • Heron Foundation
  • Independence Public Media Foundation
  • The Kresge Foundation
  • Liberation Ventures
  • Mastercard Foundation
  • Mayors' Institute for City Design
  • Mellon Foundation
  • National Endowment for the Arts
  • NewsMatch
  • Partners for Common Good
  • Resolve Philadelphia
  • Solutions Journalism Network
  • Surdna Foundation
  • Michelle Bove
  • Efrem Bycer
  • Cathy Dolan
  • Lucas Grindley
  • Lou Huang
  • Casius Pealer
  • David Porter
  • Mary Pustejovsky
  • Lynn Ross
  • Jason Schupbach
  • Tamar Shapiro
  • Eric Shaw
  • David Smiley
  • Elizabeth Wade-Smith
  • Sas Weber
  • Jess Zimbabwe

Sustainers

Sustainers are a vital source of support to Next City. By donating monthly, these individual members save us time better spent producing the journalism you value. The names listed below are of people who give monthly. In addition, Next City welcomes institutional members that subscribe to our content. For a listing of institutional members, refer to our directory. 

  • Lindsey Naylor
  • Iris Osorio-Villatoro
  • Gloria McNair
  • Tracy Shimek
  • Kennedy Smith
  • Echo Fields
  • waltmcree
  • mickel boulso,
  • Samuel Johnson
  • Nancy Kitz
  • William Nixon
  • Rick Cole
  • Maxine Clark
  • Brian Stuart Skeele
  • Efrem Bycer
  • mickel boulson
  • Juli Beth Hinds
  • Bob and Pamela Mang
  • Lynette Plummer-Henderson
  • Chih-Wei Hsu
  • Jami Smith
  • Nicole Morris-McLaughlin
  • Yvonne Caruthers
  • Elizabeth Brodek
  • Daniel Hoffman
  • Tomeka Hart Wigginton
  • Andrea McArdle
  • Dianne L Riley
  • Stephanie Fortunato
  • Robin Spinks
  • JT James Taylor
  • allan fellner
  • Scott Klinger
  • Tamara Greenfield
  • Sharon Smith
  • Rachel Dawn Hayes
  • Carol Friesen
  • Diana Hutchinson
  • Marie Walkiewicz
  • Sherryl Kuhlman
  • John Frey
  • Kim Klein
  • Chelsea McDaniel
  • Kathleen Staudt
  • Marcia Melendez
  • Katy Stanton
  • Aliza Sollins
  • Jennifer Frost
  • Nancy W Riffer
  • TL Renken-Sebastian
  • Laura Schwingel
  • Judith Benedict
  • Eric Brakken
  • David J Madson
  • Syed Ali
  • Steven Brigham
  • Louise Gorenflo
  • Samantha Miller
  • Sharon Gallagher
  • Laura Madden
  • Shana Aelony
  • Lisa Church
  • Lisa A Baker
  • Christian Willauer
  • Patricia Deinhart-Bauknight
  • Rick Girling
  • Karen A Nemsick
  • Rachel Mulbry
  • Merrill Ring
  • Rosemary Foulds
  • Irena Ehrenfeucht
  • Casey Sebetto
  • Lori Schuldiner Schor
  • Bridget Childs
  • Nicholas L Mulligan
  • Charles M Lacy
  • Nelson Nigel
  • Scott Feeney
  • Ariel Krasnow
  • Scott Burns
  • Ouida Jones
  • Joseph David Yeager
  • Alberto M. R. Paranhos
  • Melissa Jones
  • Mitra Best
  • VIcki Been
  • Kouhei Haruguchi
  • Estee Segal
  • Joan Shigekawa
  • Johnnie Owens
  • Diane Pagen
  • Jolene Saul
  • Jeff Fugate
  • John F. (Jack) Crowley
  • Stephen M Kern
  • Gillian Haley
  • Mallory Baches
  • James E. Herr
  • Dennis James Carlone
  • Caryn Ernst
  • Jesse Weiss
  • Latorrie Geer
  • Abigail Gildea
  • Kimberly Toskey
  • Erin Cigliano
  • Tonya Jackson
  • James Conn
  • Leslie Elizabeth Hildula
  • Rachel Wuerstlin
  • Nancy Urbschat
  • John Lamont
  • A A Aidala
  • Tarik Abdelazim
  • Kevin Jones
  • Kim Lundgren
  • Mari-Jon Adams
  • Holly Noonan
  • Theresa Chalich
  • Kelly Ingram
  • Nicole Brown
  • Daphna Ruth Ezrachi
  • Juan Parra
  • Dorine Real
  • Lynn Rose
  • Michael Barsotti
  • Christiana Whitcomb
  • Ebony Benjamin
  • Susan Harman
  • Tom Pace
  • Jerry Michael Brady
  • Marvin Rocha
  • Diane Gallin
  • Meghan Mullin
  • liz neumark
  • suzanne Isher
  • Sarah Armour-Jones
  • Clara Currier
  • Antonio Santalucia
  • Emily Robinson
  • Michael Parker
  • m hirayama
  • Karen Hiller
  • Olivier Lemaigre
  • Eric Peterson
  • Zac Alfson
  • John Paul Knox
  • Steve Baker
  • Alida Bográn-Acosta
  • Seth Beattie
  • Carla Valdes
  • Brian Kramer
  • Sharon Lim
  • Alise Willis
  • Katherine Kline
  • Michael Holzheimer
  • Kelvin Green
  • John Paul Knox
  • Deborah Myerson
  • Karyn Polak
  • pau delas
  • Erin Roth
  • Liz Curry
  • Rachel Weber
  • Leilah Powell
  • Heidi Gulick
  • Castle Sinicrope
  • Connie S Binkowitz
  • Lucas Grindley
  • Andrea McGrath
  • Jeff Muckensturm
  • susan reynolds
  • Cara Bertron
  • Nicole Foster
  • Linda Fogel
  • Carol Fern Culhane
  • Yasmeen Ahmed Pattie
  • Shelley Poticha
  • Cristina Garmendia
  • Xilin Huang
  • Kathy Shannon
  • Michelle A DePass
  • Karen Beck Pooley
  • Patrick M. Jordan
  • Eileen Bartley
  • Hannah Sorkin
  • Maura Spangler Dwyer
  • Frank Graves Broyles
  • Robert Williams
  • Dave Snyder
  • Mrill Ingram
  • John Tallmadge
  • shanna Draheim
  • Timothy Maher
  • MarySue Barrett
  • Kenneth Kruckemeyer
  • Collin Yarbrough
  • James Robinson
  • Bruce Gottschall
  • Trinity Simons
  • Lu Tang
  • Danny Yadegar
  • Elizabeth K Loring
  • Jon Gottshall
  • Marika Shioiri-Clark
  • Clare Ross
  • Josh Lerner
  • Paul Gleye
  • KATE LITTLE
  • Kathryn Edgecomb
  • Noorma M. Sweson
  • Alek Zayas-Dorchak
  • Karen Nemsick
  • Prerana Reddy
  • Camille Jonlin
  • Chris Schutte
  • Lynn Ross
  • Megan R Smith
  • Kim M Brown
  • Norman Levy
  • Kofi Boone
  • Michael L Major
  • Debbie Milam
  • Michael Grote
  • Sami Kitmitto
  • Nikki Huddy
  • Carol Rhea
  • Jennifer Hernandez
  • Caryn Hawkins
  • Wallis Nader
  • Tina Mahone
  • Kristin Koptiuch
  • Brian Skeele
  • Benjamin Carlson
  • Rachel Wuerstlin
  • Alyssa Perez
  • Rebecca Waldman
  • Maryann Hulsman
  • Stella Shinn
  • Thomas Jack
  • Andrea Hollen
  • Paul Bindel
  • Cary Moon
  • Suzanne Ishee
  • Marla Y. Newman
  • Christine Littig
  • kdidech
  • Peter Kenney
  • Monica Chenier
  • Angelica Arias-Santana
  • Andrew Zitcer
  • Michael A Stanton
  • Melonie Tharpe
  • Casius Pealer
  • Lucy Zappone
  • Collin Evenson
  • Matthew Cox
  • Ubax Gardheere
  • Michael Kavate
  • Wendy Denton
  • Lonny Stern
  • Jeuji Diamondstone
  • Karen Ranney Wolkins
  • Mary Howard
  • Scott McKinzie
  • ROHIT BHATT
  • Lawrence Reynolds
  • Joseph M. Schilling
  • Jeff Fugate
  • Nidhi Madan
  • Jazz J
  • Andrew Goodman
  • Ray Bromley
  • Marilyn Lamensdorf
  • Kelsey Oesmann
  • Nick Jenisch
  • ROBIN A KING
  • Richard E Nisbett
  • Harriet Saperstein
  • Nancy Kete
  • Gavri Schreiber
  • Theresa K Deibele
  • Sarah Levy
  • Andrew Jones
  • Catherine Ittner
  • Amy Menzer
  • Liz
  • Susan Scott
  • Scott Guter
  • N Payne
  • Yvette Jordan
  • Craig Brookins
  • Ruth Wilburn
  • David Crain
  • John Mackowiak
  • Christian Guadalupe
  • Chip Filson
  • Miguel Acosta
  • Sam Boskey
  • lorna mangus
  • Matt Kayhoe
  • Susan Morton Blaustein
  • Curtis Stauffer
  • Charlie Metzger
  • Jillian Croci
  • Robert Stein
  • Daniel Pontious
  • Elsie B Garfield
  • Katherine Gajewski
  • Susan C Seifert
  • Larry Pusateri
  • Susan Harman
  • Carol A Jackson
  • Katharine Crenson Burgess
  • Katie Gibbs
  • Helen Seitz
  • Joe Vasey
  • Leslie Schneider
  • Michelle Sturm
  • Quinton Ward
  • Michael Barba and Mary Chalich
  • Yvonne Long
  • Paul Silvern
  • Bruce Zavos
  • Susanne Marten
  • Allison Fultz
  • Elizabeth Deakin
  • Patrin Watanatada
  • Nicholas Montgomery
  • Jason Schaefer
  • milti leonard
  • Leticia Colnago
  • LATOYA WILSON
  • Leslie Lewis
  • Brian Bonanno
  • ROHIT BHATT
  • Lucas Grimes
  • Jeff Whitelow
  • carlton brown
  • Kate Taber
  • Jason William Foster
  • Julia S Michaels
  • Patricia Parcells
  • Eric Schertzing
  • Deborah J Winter
  • Toyia Michelle Watts
  • Lyneir Richardson
  • Nikki Flionis
  • Joan Schiff
  • Wayne Senville
  • Allison ONeill
  • Nancy Kete
  • Sharon B Smith
  • Moses Timlin
  • Molly Chen
  • Susan Harman
  • Bridge Rauch
  • Alison Mann
  • Anita Alexander
  • Rebecca Lurie
  • Marseyas S Fernandez
  • Joan Fitzgerald
  • Heather Cantino
  • Matthew William Garbett
  • Jean A Bonander
  • Natalie Prochaska
  • susan lloyd
  • Desi Danganan
  • June Grant
  • Kaebra Theba
  • Eric W Mayo
  • Susan Lloyd
  • Nikki Flionis
  • Sarah Parady
  • R. T. Rybak
  • Thomas Jack
  • Dan Curry
  • Gordon Mayer
  • Aloma Marquis
  • Eli Pousson
  • John Egan
  • Jaime Fearer
  • Robert Veranes
  • Christian Willauer
  • Debra-Ellen Glickstein
  • Velma M Smith
  • Carl Winfield
  • Evan Bryon Kaufman
  • Catherine Duarte
  • Emily Settlecowski
  • Dorian McDuffie
  • Shelley A Beaulieu
  • Kindy Kruller
  • Maggie Ussery
  • Mona Jenkins
  • Jodie Harris
  • Daniel Price
  • Philip Kidd
  • Laura Mo
  • Luanda Fiscella
  • Jeffry Carpenter
  • Robert Hickey
  • Brittany Christenson
  • Kelly McGowan
  • Dina Wilderson
  • Alphecca Muttardy, Coalition for a National Infrastructure Bank
  • Michelle Ishimitsu
  • Jenny Krikava
  • Susanne Marten
  • Laura A Lane
  • SARAH GOLDBLATT
  • Kate Littleboy
  • Mauricio Garcia
  • Brianna Hodge
  • Robert Saarnio
  • Leslie Moody
  • Audie Kincaid
  • Saskia van Wolferen
  • TATUM WILLIAMS
  • Tanya Moreno
  • Janel Hovde
  • Kirby Date
  • Michelle Bandy-Zalatoris
  • Susan D Bennett
  • Gregory dyson
  • Andie Wyatt
  • Janet Felsten
  • Nora Riemenschneider
  • Jess Zimbabwe
  • Nyesha McCauley
  • ayse yonder
  • Kathryn Moody-Arndt
  • Kristen Lopez
  • Bonnie Nesbitt
  • Heather Stewart
  • Peter Estes
  • Cort Gross
  • Savanna Washington
  • Laura Woltanski
  • Rudy Faust
  • Kirby Date
  • susan Goldman
  • Peg Moertl
  • Laura Woltanski
  • Ben Russak
  • LaQuida Landford
  • Rose Johnson
  • Stephanie Gingerich
  • Lorraine E Garkovich
  • Rosalind Williams
  • Jon Gottshall
  • Dallas Tetarenko
  • Jan-Michele Lemon Kearney
  • David Blaustein
  • Eric WM White
  • Ananda Wiggins
  • Elizabeth Alley
  • Anthony J Chattley
  • Linetta J. Gilbert
  • Cathy K Rifenburg
  • ROHIT BHATT
  • Jessica Payne
  • Anne-Marie Lubenau
  • Hugh Scott
  • Heidi Reijm
  • Ellen M. McCarthy
  • Karla Ebenbach
  • Timothy Gyves
  • Toyia Watts
  • Colleen Ryan
  • Kent L Hurst
  • Deborah Myerson
  • Gita Nandan
  • Arielle Steere
  • Barbara Van Kerkhove
  • Tammy B Vrana
  • Laurence D Wiseman
  • Aloma D. Marquis
  • Patience Milrod
  • Rachel Lee
  • Sandra Geary
  • Alec Martinez
  • DANIEL FIRESIDE
  • ROHIT BHATT
  • Krishna Omolade
  • Damian Possidente
  • Thomas Giangiulio
  • Chelina odbert
  • Reese Fayde
  • Allison Joe
  • Scott Love, LISC Louisville
  • Amy J Mayer
  • D Strong Hill
  • Richard Young
  • Kristin Caffray
  • Lane Fury
  • Richard C.D. Fleming
  • Lucy Rowland
  • Robert Embry
  • Timothy Dutton
  • Natalie Prochaska
  • Janelle Clepper
  • Orrin Williams
  • Ronald Whitmore
  • Eric K Willadsen
  • Sibyl D Pettie
  • James Taylor
  • Claudia Aiken
  • Michelle Gomez
  • Umaymah Rashid
  • Phebe Quattrucci
  • joseph schiffer
  • Melani Smith
  • Patricia Deinhart-Bauknight
  • Jim Brown
  • Sahar Durali
  • Robin Abrams
  • Deirdre Visser
  • Alexandra Miller
  • David Beck
  • Vincent Fieg
  • Carl Winfield
  • John C Stanesco
  • Hamilton B Brown
  • Ellen Shachter
  • Sheila Rose Foster
  • Douglas Stewart
  • CATHERINE REYNOLDS
  • Kay Schwarzwalter
  • John Cheek
  • Lauren Grattan
  • Tori Key
  • Jen Dolen
  • Jennifer Kirchner
  • Lauren Sage
  • Jessica Gordon
  • +212 anonymous sustainers

Sponsors

Corporate sponsors play a valuable role in ensuring Next City's sustainability. We're grateful to all our advertisers and partners.

  • American Planning Association
  • Arthur M. Blank Foundation
  • Center for Cultural Innovation
  • City Parks Alliance
  • Coalesce
  • co:census
  • Democracy At Work Institute
  • Drexel University’s Lindy Center for Civic Engagement
  • FUSE Corps
  • Georgetown University
  • George Washington University
  • Island Press
  • The J.M. Kaplan Fund
  • Knight Foundation
  • National Trust for Historic Preservation
  • The New School
  • Project for Public Spaces
  • Mpact
  • Replica
  • Sightline Institute
  • StreetlightData
  • Rutgers University
  • The University of Chicago Press
  • Urban Consulate
  • Vectorworks
  • Via

Financial Disclosure

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

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