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 2021. 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.

  • Citi Community Development
  • Columbia Journalism School
  • The Emma Bowen Foundation
  • Facebook Journalism Project
  • Google Ad Grants and Google News Initiative
  • Heron Foundation
  • High Line Network
  • Independence Public Media Foundation
  • The Kresge Foundation
  • Living Cities, Inc.
  • Mastercard Foundation
  • Mayors' Institute for City Design
  • Mellon Foundation
  • NewsMatch
  • Partners for Common Good
  • Resolve Philadelphia
  • Society of Environmental Journalists
  • Solutions Journalism Network
  • Surdna Foundation
  • Urban Manufacturing Alliance
  • 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.

We are currently supported by 883 people donating $5,372 per month.

  • Kristin Caffray
  • Ken Stram
  • Kim M Brown
  • Wendy Denton
  • Jeanne M Olson
  • Iris Osorio-Villatoro
  • Camille Jonlin
  • m hirayama
  • Anne-Marie Lubenau
  • Michael Parker
  • ayse yonder
  • Joseph M. Schilling
  • Alec Martinez
  • Lonny Stern
  • Susan Scott
  • Theresa K Deibele
  • Rachel Weber
  • Stella Shinn
  • Tomeka Hart Wigginton
  • ROBIN A KING
  • Gita Nandan
  • Paula de Jong
  • Jerry Michael Brady
  • Alexandra Miller
  • Lucas Grimes
  • Carla Valdes
  • Emma Freedman
  • Jeff Muckensturm
  • Alek Zayas-Dorchak
  • Elizabeth Katz
  • Hamilton B Brown
  • Paul Gleye
  • Melani Smith
  • Shelley Poticha
  • Samuel Jordan
  • Michael Grote
  • Kim E. Walton
  • suzanne Isher
  • Jon Gottshall
  • Peter Kenney
  • Jesse C Budlong
  • Seth Beattie
  • milti leonard
  • Olivier Jain
  • Yvonne Long
  • John Mackowiak
  • Nicholas L Mulligan
  • Christian Willauer
  • Juan Parra
  • Jean de St. Aubin
  • Maura Spangler Dwyer
  • Prerana Reddy
  • Joan Fitzgerald
  • Ariel Krasnow
  • Angelica Arias-Santana
  • Ebony Benjamin
  • Nick Norris
  • James Robinson
  • Daniel Price
  • Kathryn Edgecomb
  • Lynn Ross
  • Elsie B Garfield
  • Contonia Stone Wooten
  • Tracy Shimek
  • Edward Shikada
  • Serena McClain
  • Lorraine E Garkovich
  • Matthew Cox
  • Deirdre Visser
  • Joe Vasey
  • Daniel Pontious
  • Yvette Jordan
  • Eileen Bartley
  • Stephen Gibson
  • Benjamin Carlson
  • Patricia Parcells
  • CT Williams
  • R. T. Rybak
  • Quinton Ward
  • Shelley A Beaulieu
  • pau delas
  • Cary Moon
  • Theresa Chalich
  • Jess Zimbabwe
  • David Crain
  • Hannah Sorkin
  • Janet Felsten
  • Nicholas Montgomery
  • Jaime Fearer
  • Eric Peterson
  • Dan Curry
  • Johnnie Owens
  • Linda Fogel
  • Peter Rosegg
  • Gregory dyson
  • N Payne
  • waltmcree
  • Sandra Geary
  • James E. Herr
  • Jeff Fugate
  • Christian Guadalupe
  • William Washburn
  • Jeffry Carpenter
  • Sarah Armour-Jones
  • Laura Woltanski
  • Jillian Croci
  • Christiana Whitcomb
  • David Blaustein
  • Johnny Dawkins
  • Maurice Weeks
  • Bob and Pamela Mang
  • Nicole Bennett
  • Lauren Grattan
  • Charlie Metzger
  • William Doelle
  • Jenny Krikava
  • Laura A Lane
  • Sarah Levy
  • Eric WM White
  • Marie Walkiewicz
  • Kate S Little
  • Elizabeth Deakin
  • Chelina odbert
  • Castle Sinicrope
  • Leticia Colnago
  • Timothy Maher
  • Jami Smith
  • Elizabeth K Loring
  • Lynn Rose
  • Stephanie Joson
  • Donna Olds White
  • David Crain
  • Samantha Miller
  • Eric Kornacki
  • Hannah Slodounik
  • Richard C.D. Fleming
  • Gloria Nauden
  • Phebe Quattrucci
  • Maggie Ussery
  • Susan Beth Thomas
  • Lee Ping Kwan
  • Estee Segal
  • rachel mulbry
  • Mallory Baches
  • Gloria McNair
  • Katie Gibbs
  • Michael Barba and Mary Chalich
  • James Conn
  • Andrea Hollen
  • Chip Filson
  • Elizabeth Alley
  • Kim Lundgren
  • Scott Burns
  • Mauricio Garcia
  • John Dornoff
  • Heidi Reijm
  • Nancy Urbschat
  • Carol A Jackson
  • John F. (Jack) Crowley
  • Mary Howard
  • Linetta Gilbert
  • Ellen Shepard
  • Anisha Steephen
  • Karen Nemsick
  • Sophia Burns
  • Kathryn Moody-Arndt
  • Rasheedah Phillips
  • Susan C Seifert
  • Steven Brigham
  • Tori Key
  • GAIL JOHNSON
  • Cristina Garmendia
  • Bridget Childs
  • Curtis Stauffer
  • Norman Levy
  • Vinit Mukhija
  • Jon Gottshall
  • John Cheek
  • Eric Brakken
  • Craig Brookins
  • Liz
  • Alek Zayas-Dorchak
  • Kent L Hurst
  • Casius Pealer
  • Stephanie Fortunato
  • Nidhi Madan
  • Sherryl Kuhlman
  • Rebecca Murphy
  • Allison Mannos
  • Stephen M Kern
  • Karyn Polak
  • Hugh Scott
  • VIcki Been
  • David J Madson
  • Katy Stanton
  • Josh Lerner
  • Jessica Gordon
  • Tony Mainardi
  • Collin Evenson
  • Lori Schuldiner Schor
  • Leilah Powell
  • Zac Alfson
  • Eric Willadsen
  • Maryann Hulsman
  • Heather Cantino
  • Andrea McGrath
  • Jessica Payne
  • Kevin Ouyang
  • Scott Love, LISC Louisville
  • Joseph David Yeager
  • Pamela J Howland
  • Kristin Guild
  • Nancy W Riffer
  • Miriam Zuk
  • kdidech
  • John Tallmadge
  • Natalie Prochaska
  • Joan Schiff
  • MarySue Barrett
  • Thomas Jackson
  • Anthony J Chattley
  • mickel boulson
  • Lucas Grindley
  • Allison Mannos
  • Jamila Adia Medley
  • James DeFilippis
  • Kenneth Kruckemeyer
  • Barry Hokanson
  • Catherine Duarte
  • Andrew Zitcer
  • Emily Settlecowski
  • Jason Schaefer
  • Cathy K Rifenburg
  • Allison Fultz
  • Leslie Lewis
  • Danny Yadegar
  • Diane Cilento
  • Laura Woltanski
  • Erin McClarty
  • Mitra Best
  • Michael Pyatok
  • Juli Beth Hinds
  • Rick Cole
  • Peter block
  • Chuck Lacy
  • Ouida Jones
  • Nora Kern
  • Carol Fern Culhane
  • Rachael Schaffner
  • Eli Pousson
  • Susan Harman
  • Susan D Bennett
  • Daniel Hoffman
  • Lori G Gilcrist
  • Stephanie Gingerich
  • Miguel Acosta
  • Jeff Fugate
  • Cara Bertron
  • A A Aidala
  • Katherine Gajewski
  • Janet Dakan
  • Julia S Michaels
  • Allison ONeill
  • Douglas Stewart
  • Marvin Rocha
  • Ellen Shachter
  • Michelle Sturm
  • Vincent Fieg
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  • Jen Dolen
  • Jason William Foster
  • Rachel Lee
  • Andrea McArdle
  • Karis Tzeng
  • Kelly McGowan
  • KATE LITTLE
  • Joan Shigekawa
  • Merrill Ring
  • mickel boulso,
  • Katharine Crenson Burgess
  • Kelsey Oesmann
  • Peg Moertl
  • Christian Willauer
  • Gillian Haley
  • Laura Mo
  • Ellen M. McCarthy
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  • Damian Possidente
  • Rosalind Williams
  • Carol Rhea
  • Nancy Kete
  • Hanaa Hamdi
  • Kelvin Green
  • Richard J Arena
  • Efrem Bycer
  • Amelia Buttress
  • Robert Stein
  • susan lloyd
  • Diane Gallin
  • Trinity Simons
  • Suzanne Ishee
  • Chelsea McDaniel
  • Ronald Whitmore
  • Bonnie Nesbitt
  • Henry C Coppola
  • Collin Yarbrough
  • Lauren Sage
  • Krishna Omolade
  • Dina Wilderson
  • Patrice J Frey
  • Andie Wyatt
  • Paul Bauknight
  • Rosemary Foulds
  • Melissa Jones
  • Jodie Harris
  • Michael A Stanton
  • Bridge Rauch
  • Daphna Ruth Ezrachi
  • Scott Klinger
  • Wacinque Amistad Kaizen BeMende
  • Ananda Wiggins
  • Mona Jenkins
  • Michael Holzheimer
  • Barbara Van Kerkhove
  • Ben Russak
  • Leilah Powell
  • Nate DeHaan
  • Don Monti
  • Mary Greczyn
  • Lawrence Reynolds
  • Jean A Bonander
  • Moses Timlin
  • Marilyn Lamensdorf
  • Jolene Saul
  • Thomas Giangiulio
  • Paul Bindel
  • Mikaela Jae Renz-Whitmore
  • Leslie Schneider
  • Marika Shioiri-Clark
  • Lane Fury
  • Jeffrey Doshna
  • Sheila Rose Foster
  • Rolf Pendall
  • Liz Curry
  • Olivier Lemaigre
  • Patience Milrod
  • Bobby Jones
  • Michael Barsotti
  • Robert Embry
  • Robin Saunders
  • Thomas E Devaney Jr
  • Gordon Mayer
  • Alberto M. R. Paranhos
  • Charles M Lacy
  • Karen Hiller
  • Patricia Deinhart-Bauknight
  • Deborah Myerson
  • K Lasker
  • Contonia Stone Wooten
  • Luis Nieves-Ruiz
  • Robin Spinks
  • Harriet Saperstein
  • Velma M Smith
  • Kay Schwarzwalter
  • Michelle Bandy-Zalatoris
  • Alida Bogr├ín-Acosta
  • Robert Veranes
  • Craig Burns
  • Orrin Williams
  • Brian Bonanno
  • Bruce Gottschall
  • Cort Gross
  • Abigail Gildea
  • Megan R Smith
  • Lisa A Baker
  • Steve Baker
  • Sam Boskey
  • +167 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
  • Concordia
  • 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
  • Kauffman Foundation
  • Knight Foundation
  • Lincoln Land Institute
  • Local Initiatives Support Corporation (LISC)
  • National Trust for Historic Preservation
  • The New School
  • Project for Public Spaces
  • Rail~Volution
  • Replica
  • Shift Capital
  • Sightline Institute
  • StreetlightData
  • Rutgers University
  • The University of Chicago Press
  • Urban Consulate
  • Vectorworks
  • Via
  • Victor Stanley

Financial Disclosure

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

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