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. 

We are currently supported by 990 people donating $6,133 per month.

  • Ben Russak
  • Lonny Stern
  • Michael Barsotti
  • Marika Shioiri-Clark
  • JT James Taylor
  • Syed Ali
  • Jean A Bonander
  • Bob and Pamela Mang
  • Carla Valdes
  • Eric Brakken
  • John Colgan-Davis
  • Matthew William Garbett
  • Ronald Whitmore
  • Andrew Goodman
  • Joe Kriesberg
  • Heather Stewart
  • Heather Cantino
  • Juli Beth Hinds
  • Ellen Shachter
  • Quinton Ward
  • Susan Harman
  • Daniel Hoffman
  • Peter Kenney
  • Charlie Metzger
  • Olivier Jain
  • Cristina Garmendia
  • Gloria McNair
  • Maggie Ussery
  • Peg Moertl
  • Patrice J Frey
  • Nancy Kitz
  • Molly Chen
  • Susan Mosey
  • Alida Bogr├ín-Acosta
  • Marla Y. Newman
  • Timothy Gyves
  • Suzanne Ishee
  • Cathy K Rifenburg
  • Tanya Moreno
  • Jodie Harris
  • Elizabeth Alley
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  • Gita Nandan
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  • Jaime Fearer
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  • Jan-Michele Lemon Kearney
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  • Erin McClarty
  • Vincent Fieg
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  • Kate Littleboy
  • Joe Kriesberg
  • Patience Milrod
  • Larry Pusateri
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  • Nicholas L Mulligan
  • Paul Gleye
  • Kent L Hurst
  • Phebe Quattrucci
  • Rosemary Foulds
  • John Tallmadge
  • Laura Madden
  • Cort Gross
  • Marilyn Lamensdorf
  • Dina Wilderson
  • Christian Willauer
  • Yvonne Long
  • Curtis Stauffer
  • Michael Holzheimer
  • TATUM WILLIAMS
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  • James Robinson
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  • Robert Hickey
  • Susan Lloyd
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  • Jim Brown
  • Scott Feeney
  • Daphna Ruth Ezrachi
  • Daniel Price
  • Karen Nemsick
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  • NORMA SWENSON
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  • Ouida Jones
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  • Juan Parra
  • Scott Burns
  • Allison ONeill
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  • Susan Harman
  • Caryn Ernst
  • Jerry Michael Brady
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  • Katharine Crenson Burgess
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  • Andrea McGrath
  • David Beck
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  • John Cheek
  • Andrew Jones
  • Bridget Childs
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  • Ken Stram
  • Gillian Haley
  • Casey Sebetto
  • James Conn
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  • Alison Mann
  • Marseyas S Fernandez
  • Marvin Rocha
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  • Daniel Pontious
  • Shelley A Beaulieu
  • James Alexander
  • Jess Zimbabwe
  • Theresa K Deibele
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  • ROHIT BHATT
  • Kenneth Kruckemeyer
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  • John F. (Jack) Crowley
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  • Susan Beth Thomas
  • Janet Dakan
  • Rosalind Williams
  • Tony Mainardi
  • Jenny Krikava
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  • Tarik Abdelazim
  • +204 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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