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 685 people donating $2,549 per month.

  • Nicholas L Mulligan
  • Kendra Chan
  • Charles Browning
  • Eric Kornacki
  • janet smith
  • Andie Wyatt
  • Shannon Pitts
  • Tom Webster
  • Bridget Childs
  • Cailean Kok
  • Alex Perry
  • Michael A Terrazas
  • Tanushri Kumar
  • Dan Curry
  • Eric Mattson
  • Katy Stanton
  • Michele Langenberg
  • Daniel Longworth
  • Michael Barba and Mary Chalich
  • Steve Baker
  • Kelsey Oesmann
  • Jennifer Krikava
  • April Mahajan
  • H. Ahada Stanford, PhD
  • Donna Olds White
  • Neal Peirce
  • Trinity Simons
  • Bonnie Nesbitt
  • Mike Gelin
  • Laura Wolf-Powers
  • Kathryn Moody-Arndt
  • John Dornoff
  • Polli Schildge
  • Carol Rhea
  • Johnnie Owens
  • Thomas Jackson
  • Josh Lerner
  • Amber Jones
  • Jean A Bonander
  • Sara Mills-Knapp
  • Allison ONeill
  • Lonny Stern
  • Sheila Ruth
  • Claudia Newell
  • Casius Pealer
  • Jeffrey Doshna
  • James Segedy
  • Laura Woltanski
  • Beth Kanofsky
  • Andy Cook
  • Michael Pyatok
  • Leslie Schneider
  • Yvonne Long
  • Lucas Grindley
  • Alida Bogr├ín-Acosta
  • Victor L Davson
  • Raja Waran
  • Benjamin Carlson
  • Hugh Geenen
  • Michael Holzheimer
  • Heidi Reijm
  • Anika Singh Lemar
  • Melissa Jones
  • Bernestine Singley
  • Paul Ahrens
  • Craig Brookins
  • Danny Yadegar
  • Keryna Johnson
  • Leticia Colnago
  • Theresa Chalich
  • Leslie Lewis
  • Mallory Baches
  • Jennifer Johnson
  • Eli Pousson
  • Patricia Rattray
  • Alexia Nazarian
  • Mona Jenkins
  • Cary Moon
  • Christopher Leo
  • Beth A Macdonald
  • Jaime Fearer
  • Christian Guadalupe
  • Victor Willis
  • Gillian Haley
  • Nancy Kete
  • Douglas Stewart
  • Jess Zimbabwe
  • Gita Nandan
  • Veri di Suvero
  • April Alcaraz
  • Anupam Yog
  • Jeanette Tozer
  • Lillian G Smith
  • Jerry Nonko
  • Rosalind Williams
  • Dan Baisden
  • Allison Fultz
  • Ebony Walden
  • Brett Turner
  • Atiya Dennis
  • Marvin Rocha
  • Lane Fury
  • Tracy Shimek
  • Lisa Kahane
  • Catherine Ferrer
  • Lynn Ross
  • kdidech
  • Barbara Van Kerkhove
  • Joseph Livewell
  • Mary Howard
  • Edward Shikada
  • R. Denise Everson
  • John Mackowiak
  • +44 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