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 1106 people donating $6,882 per month.

  • Kelsey Oesmann
  • Mark E. Bess
  • Rosemary Foulds
  • Jon Gottshall
  • Kevin Jones
  • Juan Parra
  • Sarah Armour-Jones
  • Andrea Hollen
  • Jeffry Carpenter
  • James E. Herr
  • Ellen M. McCarthy
  • Scott Burns
  • Emily Robinson
  • Jean A Bonander
  • Daniel Pontious
  • Lucy Zappone
  • Laurence D Wiseman
  • JS GOLDEN
  • James Robinson
  • Anne-Marie Lubenau
  • SARAH GOLDBLATT
  • Linetta J. Gilbert
  • Jami Smith
  • Tori Key
  • Castle Sinicrope
  • erin
  • John T Jackson Jr
  • Dina Wilderson
  • Syed Ali
  • Danny Yadegar
  • Peter Estes
  • Xilin Huang
  • Patrin Watanatada
  • Barbara Van Kerkhove
  • Yasmeen Ahmed Pattie
  • Thomas Giangiulio
  • Timothy Dutton
  • Dan Curry
  • Lynn Brinton
  • Leslie Schneider
  • Olivier Lemaigre
  • Susan Harman
  • Deborah J Winter
  • Scott McKinzie
  • Susan Harman
  • Tony Hanna
  • Miguel Acosta
  • Kate Taber
  • Rick Cole
  • Efrem Bycer
  • Maura Spangler Dwyer
  • Carol Fern Culhane
  • Diane Gallin
  • Clara Currier
  • LATOYA WILSON
  • Krishna Omolade
  • Shelley A Beaulieu
  • Juli Beth Hinds
  • susan lloyd
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  • Anthony J Chattley
  • Zac Alfson
  • Chih-Wei Hsu
  • Nancy W Riffer
  • Andrew Goodman
  • Carl Winfield
  • Chip Filson
  • Abigail Okrent
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  • Allison Joe
  • Norman Levy
  • Heidi Gulick
  • Brianna Hodge
  • Michael Kavate
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  • Michael Grote
  • Eric Peterson
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  • Hannah Sorkin
  • Cara Bertron
  • Rick Rybeck
  • Scott Guter
  • Jennifer Kirchner
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  • Alphecca Muttardy, Coalition for a National Infrastructure Bank
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  • Karen Ranney Wolkins
  • Alida Bográn-Acosta
  • Paul Wolman
  • Laura Woltanski
  • +233 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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