Our Supporters

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 787 people donating $4,665 per month.

  • Rosalind Williams
  • Nancy W Riffer
  • Carol Rhea
  • Steven Brigham
  • Eric Willadsen
  • John Tallmadge
  • Liz Curry
  • John F. (Jack) Crowley
  • Katharine Crenson Burgess
  • Allison Mannos
  • Maggie Ussery
  • Lori Schuldiner Schor
  • Theresa Chalich
  • Luis Nieves-Ruiz
  • Ken Stram
  • Daphna Ruth Ezrachi
  • Scott Burns
  • Thomas Jackson
  • Mary Greczyn
  • Damian Possidente
  • Norman Levy
  • Hannah Sorkin
  • Jon Gottshall
  • Sophia Burns
  • Janet Felsten
  • Joseph David Yeager
  • Martha ondras
  • Leticia Colnago
  • Collin Yarbrough
  • Lucas Grindley
  • Rachel Lee
  • Elsie B Garfield
  • VIcki Been
  • Linda Fogel
  • Nicholas Montgomery
  • Jess Zimbabwe
  • Gita Nandan
  • Paula de Jong
  • Tori Key
  • Lucas Grimes
  • Mallory Baches
  • MARK MESITI-MILLER
  • Shelley A Beaulieu
  • Peter block
  • ROBIN A KING
  • Michael Barba and Mary Chalich
  • Dina Wilderson
  • Susan C Seifert
  • Collin Evenson
  • Wendy Denton
  • Bonnie Nesbitt
  • Seth Beattie
  • Elizabeth Alley
  • ariella Cohen
  • Joan Shigekawa
  • Michael Barsotti
  • Cary Moon
  • Rachel Weber
  • Lisa A Baker
  • Christian Willauer
  • Lori G Gilcrist
  • Steve Baker
  • James E. Herr
  • Johnnie Owens
  • Abigail Gildea
  • Marie Walkiewicz
  • Merrill Ring
  • Jean A Bonander
  • Carla Wiese
  • Hamilton B Brown
  • David Blaustein
  • Chelsea McDaniel
  • Patricia Parcells
  • Jaime Fearer
  • MarySue Barrett
  • Robert Veranes
  • Stella Shinn
  • John Dornoff
  • Rick Cole
  • Kim M Brown
  • Velma M Smith
  • Eric WM White
  • Leslie Schneider
  • Tracy Shimek
  • Stephanie Gingerich
  • Jillian Croci
  • Lonny Stern
  • Katherine Gajewski
  • Kim Lundgren
  • Henry C Coppola
  • Michelle Bandy-Zalatoris
  • Craig Brookins
  • Krishna Omolade
  • Jeffrey Doshna
  • Suzanne Ishee
  • Michael A Stanton
  • Olivier Lemaigre
  • Ellen Shachter
  • Eric Peterson
  • Hugh Scott
  • David Crain
  • A A Aidala
  • Jeffry Carpenter
  • Christian Willauer
  • Andrea McGrath
  • Kelvin Green
  • Richard C.D. Fleming
  • Samantha Miller
  • Craig Burns
  • Cara Bertron
  • Heidi Reijm
  • Deirdre Visser
  • Jeff Fugate
  • James Conn
  • Gloria Nauden
  • Bridget Childs
  • Ellen Shepard
  • Edward Shikada
  • Tony Mainardi
  • Ronald Whitmore
  • waltmcree
  • Timothy Maher
  • Daniel Price
  • Robert Embry
  • Juan Parra
  • Nicole Bennett
  • Trinity Simons
  • Miriam Zuk
  • Douglas Stewart
  • Jesse C Budlong
  • Julia S Michaels
  • Sherryl Kuhlman
  • Mitra Best
  • David J Madson
  • Hester A Lyons
  • Lee Ping Kwan
  • Matthew Cox
  • Kathryn Moody-Arndt
  • Cort Gross
  • Laura Woltanski
  • Michelle Sturm
  • Marika Shioiri-Clark
  • Allison ONeill
  • Barbara Van Kerkhove
  • Lynn Rose
  • Pamela J Howland
  • Nancy Kete
  • Katy Stanton
  • Jon Gottshall
  • Jeff Fugate
  • Andrew Zitcer
  • Melani Smith
  • Robin Spinks
  • Stephen M Kern
  • Stephanie Joson
  • Allison Mannos
  • N Payne
  • Paul Gleye
  • Natalie Prochaska
  • Gillian Haley
  • Danny Yadegar
  • KATE LITTLE
  • Michael Parker
  • Cathy K Rifenburg
  • Eli Pousson
  • ayse yonder
  • Janet Dakan
  • Ellen M. McCarthy
  • Christian Guadalupe
  • Maryann Hulsman
  • Thomas E Devaney Jr
  • Sarah Armour-Jones
  • Amelia Buttress
  • Mona Jenkins
  • Gloria McNair
  • John Mackowiak
  • Laura Woltanski
  • Lorraine E Garkovich
  • Chip .
  • Vincent Fieg
  • Joe Vasey
  • Jamila Adia Medley
  • Moses Timlin
  • Erin McClarty
  • Eric Kornacki
  • Lauren Sage
  • Laura Mo
  • Kathryn Edgecomb
  • Kristin Guild
  • Mauricio Garcia
  • Shelley Poticha
  • Lilly Wilson
  • David Smiley
  • Nicholas L Mulligan
  • Katie Gibbs
  • Robin Saunders
  • Sheila Rose Foster
  • milti leonard
  • Patience Milrod
  • Heather Cantino
  • Jeff Thompson
  • Marilyn Lamensdorf
  • Anne-Marie Lubenau
  • Alexandra Miller
  • Eileen Bartley
  • Diana Reddy
  • Phebe Quattrucci
  • Josh Lerner
  • Michele Langenberg
  • Peg Moertl
  • Bridge Rauch
  • Megan R Smith
  • mickel boulso,
  • Rolf Pendall
  • Chelina odbert
  • William Doelle
  • Carol Jackson
  • Carol A Jackson
  • Gordon Mayer
  • Alida Bogr├ín-Acosta
  • Jessica Payne
  • Estee Segal
  • Nate DeHaan
  • Michael Holzheimer
  • Scott Love, LISC Louisville
  • kdidech
  • m hirayama
  • John Cheek
  • Stephen Gibson
  • Deborah Myerson
  • mickel boulson
  • Lynn Ross
  • Barry Hokanson
  • Emily Settlecowski
  • Daniel Pontious
  • Dan Curry
  • Karyn Polak
  • Rosemary Foulds
  • Rachael Schaffner
  • Melissa Jones
  • Jami Smith
  • CT Williams
  • Karen Hiller
  • Alek Zayas-Dorchak
  • Leslie Lewis
  • Laura A Lane
  • Susan D Bennett
  • Jerry Michael Brady
  • Benjamin Carlson
  • Jason William Foster
  • Linetta Gilbert
  • Casius Pealer
  • Kate S Little
  • Andie Wyatt
  • Allison Fultz
  • Bob and Pamela Mang
  • Mary Howard
  • jeremy lazarus
  • Paul Ahrens
  • Charles M Lacy
  • Yvette Jordan
  • Paul Bauknight
  • Michael Pyatok
  • Marvin Rocha
  • Christiana Whitcomb
  • Nick Norris
  • Scott Klinger
  • Patricia Deinhart-Bauknight
  • Sarah Levy
  • Castle Sinicrope
  • Nancy Urbschat
  • Kelsey Oesmann
  • Ananda Wiggins
  • Susan Scott
  • James Robinson
  • Carol Fern Culhane
  • Don Monti
  • Lane Fury
  • Hannah Slodounik
  • Kenneth Kruckemeyer
  • Jeanne M Olson
  • Lawrence Reynolds
  • Lauren Grattan
  • Donna Olds White
  • Robert Stein
  • Yvonne Long
  • Curtis Stauffer
  • Jodie Harris
  • Ouida Jones
  • Kent L Hurst
  • Leilah Powell
  • Jeff Muckensturm
  • Liz
  • Wayne Waite
  • Leilah Powell
  • Rebecca Murphy
  • +135 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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