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 foundation 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 946 people donating $2,741 per month.

  • Douglas Stewart
  • teree caldwell-johnson
  • Dan Curry
  • Trinity Simons
  • Anika Singh Lemar
  • Nancy Kete
  • Jeannette Compton
  • Johnnie Owens
  • Bonnie Nesbitt
  • Jean A Bonander
  • janet smith
  • Stacy Cochran
  • Amber Jones
  • Andrew Pletcher
  • Edward Lawlor
  • Caulk Elizabeth
  • Jordan Harrison
  • Michael A Terrazas
  • Lonny Stern
  • Nicholas L Mulligan
  • Joseph Livewell
  • Richard Florentino
  • Donna M. Bronski
  • Patrick Uchigakiuchi
  • Kendra Chan
  • matthew
  • Cary Moon
  • Hugh Geenen
  • Casius Pealer
  • Jennifer Sloan
  • Ellen Currier
  • John Dornoff
  • RenĂ©e Ashley Skeete
  • Tamara Greenfield
  • Gus Zamrbano
  • April Oh
  • Jason Berry
  • Gary Daynes
  • Maggie Kraus
  • Allison Stewart-Harris
  • Tanya Narath
  • Steve Baker
  • Nina Holzer
  • Allison Arieff
  • Gita Nandan
  • Jeffrey Doshna
  • Heidi Reijm
  • Jaime Fearer
  • Leslie Lewis
  • Ryan Noles
  • Javier Alberto de la Fuente Garcia
  • Edward Shikada
  • Alejandro Espinoza
  • Kate Mayerson
  • Danny Yadegar
  • STEPHEN BROACHE
  • Kathryn Grady
  • Rebecca Sapolsky
  • Richard Dial
  • Mark Bess
  • Mike Antos
  • Peter Smirniotopoulos
  • Samantha Toffolo
  • Jennifer Johnson
  • Kevin Hively
  • Carlos Moreno
  • Mallory Baches
  • Mark K Abbott
  • +64 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