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 744 people donating $2,575 per month.

  • Benjamin Carlson
  • Danny Yadegar
  • Melissa Jones
  • Eli Pousson
  • Dan Curry
  • Dan Baisden
  • janet smith
  • John Dornoff
  • Polli Schildge
  • Leticia Colnago
  • Amber Jones
  • Gita Nandan
  • Casius Pealer
  • Nina Holzer
  • Sara Mills-Knapp
  • scott dubay
  • Andie Wyatt
  • Mallory Baches
  • Leslie Lewis
  • Anika Singh Lemar
  • Steve Baker
  • Kelsey Oesmann
  • Tanya Narath
  • Douglas Stewart
  • Tanushri Kumar
  • Lisa Pinckney
  • Kendra Chan
  • Mark K Abbott
  • Katy Stanton
  • Paul Ahrens
  • Tia Thomson
  • Michael Holzheimer
  • Stacy Cochran
  • Christian Guadalupe
  • Carlos Moreno
  • Cary Moon
  • Jess Zimbabwe
  • Caulk Elizabeth
  • Catherine Ferrer
  • Barbara Van Kerkhove
  • Aurora Ortiz
  • Anupam Yog
  • Tom Webster
  • Jennifer Sloan
  • Richard Florentino
  • Dennis T Rijkhoff
  • Marvin Rocha
  • Beth Kanofsky
  • Heidi Reijm
  • Allison ONeill
  • Rosalind Williams
  • Patricia Rattray
  • Joseph Livewell
  • Joan Price
  • Edward Shikada
  • Tracy Shimek
  • Bernestine Singley
  • Ryan Noles
  • Jeffrey Doshna
  • Donna Olds White
  • Christopher Leo
  • Michael Barba and Mary Chalich
  • N’ann Harp
  • April Mahajan
  • Theresa Chalich
  • Thomas Jackson
  • Jean A Bonander
  • Kathryn Grady
  • Alicia Kitsuse
  • Ellen Currier
  • Jaime Fearer
  • Allison Arieff
  • Jeannette Compton
  • Jennifer Johnson
  • Chris Lunghino
  • Mona Jenkins
  • Bonnie Nesbitt
  • Josh Lerner
  • Michael A Terrazas
  • Ebony Walden
  • Kathryn Moody-Arndt
  • Rosanna Mulcahy
  • Lucas Grindley
  • Ivan Garnica
  • Alida Bogr├ín-Acosta
  • Hugh Geenen
  • Brett Turner
  • David Adamson
  • Lisa Kahane
  • Victor Willis
  • Allison Fultz
  • Jeanette Tozer
  • Lonny Stern
  • Sheila Shockey
  • Laura Wolf-Powers
  • Steve Goldberg
  • H. Ahada Stanford, PhD
  • Nicholas L Mulligan
  • Nancy Kete
  • Trinity Simons
  • Claudia Newell
  • Raja Waran
  • Michael Pyatok
  • Shannon Pitts
  • Lane Fury
  • Sheila Ruth
  • +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