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 754 people donating $2,418 per month.

  • Josh Lerner
  • Edward Shikada
  • Kendra Chan
  • Raja Waran
  • Lucas Grindley
  • Kathryn Grady
  • Tamara Greenfield
  • Steve Goldberg
  • Lane Fury
  • Dan Baisden
  • Tanya Narath
  • Beth Kanofsky
  • Rosanna Mulcahy
  • Jaime Fearer
  • Ivan Garnica
  • Lisa Pinckney
  • Dan Curry
  • Andie Wyatt
  • Claudia Newell
  • Ebony Walden
  • Marvin Rocha
  • Ellen Currier
  • Leslie Lewis
  • Aurora Ortiz
  • Judy Wicks
  • Nina Holzer
  • Jeannette Compton
  • Deirdre Brower Latz
  • Sara Mills-Knapp
  • Douglas Stewart
  • Jess Zimbabwe
  • Jean A Bonander
  • Michael Barba and Mary Chalich
  • Cary Moon
  • Michael Pyatok
  • H. Ahada Stanford, PhD
  • Theresa Chalich
  • Amber Jones
  • Allison ONeill
  • Melissa Jones
  • scott dubay
  • Allison Arieff
  • Kathryn Moody-Arndt
  • N’ann Harp
  • Tamara Greenfield
  • Lonny Stern
  • janet smith
  • David Adamson
  • Chris Lunghino
  • Richard Florentino
  • Bonnie Nesbitt
  • Steve Baker
  • Nancy Kete
  • Brett Turner
  • Trinity Simons
  • Gita Nandan
  • Katy Stanton
  • Heidi Reijm
  • Catherine Ferrer
  • Danny Yadegar
  • Jennifer Sloan
  • Laura Wolf-Powers
  • Ryan Noles
  • Hugh Geenen
  • Christopher Leo
  • John Dornoff
  • Barbara Van Kerkhove
  • Mark K Abbott
  • Thomas Jackson
  • Michael A Terrazas
  • Tanushri Kumar
  • Michael Holzheimer
  • Paul Ahrens
  • Eli Pousson
  • Jeanette Tozer
  • Tia Thomson
  • Leticia Colnago
  • April Mahajan
  • Casius Pealer
  • Joan Price
  • Anika Singh Lemar
  • Donna Olds White
  • Caulk Elizabeth
  • Jennifer Johnson
  • Lisa Kahane
  • Nicholas L Mulligan
  • Polli Schildge
  • Carlos Moreno
  • Dennis T Rijkhoff
  • Tracy Shimek
  • Joseph Livewell
  • Mallory Baches
  • Benjamin Carlson
  • Mona Jenkins
  • Victor Willis
  • Stacy Cochran
  • Jeffrey Doshna
  • Kelsey Oesmann
  • Allison Fultz
  • +47 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