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. 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 2018. The individuals listed have contributed $500 or more in that period. Next City's current foundation supporters are Surdna Foundation, The Kresge Foundation, Citi Community Development and the National Recreation and Park Association (NRPA)

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.

  • Center for Cooperative Media
  • Center for Cultural Innovation
  • Citi Community Development
  • The Emma Bowen Foundation
  • Facebook Journalism Project
  • Ford Foundation
  • Google Ad Grants
  • Independence Public Media Foundation
  • The Kresge Foundation (current funder)
  • The Lenfest Institute for Journalism
  • Living Cities, Inc.
  • National Recreation and Park Association
  • The New Jersey Sustainability Reporting Project
  • NewsMatch
  • Progressive Multiplier Fund
  • The Prudential Foundation
  • Resolve Philadelphia
  • Solutions Journalism Network
  • Surdna Foundation (current funder)
  • Victoria Foundation
  • Brandy Bones
  • Michelle Bove
  • Efrem Bycer
  • Kate Didech
  • Andrew Frey
  • Adam Giuliano
  • Lucas Grindley
  • Nicholas Hamilton
  • Susan Loftus
  • Lenny Mendonca
  • Anne Olson
  • Casius Pealer
  • Michael Pyatok
  • Jason Schupbach
  • Tamar Shapiro
  • Eric Shaw
  • 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.

We are currently supported by 626 people donating $2,801 per month.

  • Edward Shikada
  • Johnnie Owens
  • Jeffrey Doshna
  • janet smith
  • Mona Jenkins
  • Elle Perrault
  • Michael Holzheimer
  • Bridge Rauch
  • Danny Yadegar
  • Yvonne Long
  • Peg Laramee
  • Keryna Johnson
  • Jess Zimbabwe
  • Jessica Payne
  • Trinity Simons
  • Craig Brookins
  • Mallory Baches
  • Deirdre Visser
  • Marvin Rocha
  • Allison Fultz
  • Dan Baisden
  • Mary Augustine
  • Christian Guadalupe
  • Michael Brennan
  • Patricia Rattray
  • Sarah Crosley
  • Thomas Granatir
  • Carol Rhea
  • Lynn Ross
  • Amber Jones
  • Hannah Sorkin
  • STARLING CHILDS
  • Michael Pyatok
  • Joseph Livewell
  • Allison ONeill
  • Bernestine Singley
  • Rolf Pendall
  • Mary Howard
  • Lonny Stern
  • Paul Ahrens
  • Victor Willis
  • Lilly Wilson
  • Leticia Colnago
  • Kelsey Oesmann
  • Laura Woltanski
  • John Mackowiak
  • jones tony
  • William Doelle
  • Sue Lebeck
  • Polli Schildge
  • Joseph Fulmore
  • Jennifer Johnson
  • Nicholas L Mulligan
  • Barbara Van Kerkhove
  • Casius Pealer
  • Lilith Winkler-Schor
  • Michael A Terrazas
  • Mark Squire
  • Michael Barba and Mary Chalich
  • Gita Nandan
  • Theresa Chalich
  • John Dornoff
  • Thomas Jackson
  • Heidi Reijm
  • Benjamin Carlson
  • Chip .
  • Liz
  • Claudia Newell
  • April Mahajan
  • Matthew Harada
  • Kendra Chan
  • Belinda Lewis Gorham
  • Bridget Childs
  • Mike Gelin
  • Douglas Stewart
  • Donna Hunter
  • Jean A Bonander
  • Lucas Grindley
  • Leslie Lewis
  • Michele Langenberg
  • Dan Curry
  • Tanushri Kumar
  • Nancy Kete
  • Andy Cook
  • Lane Fury
  • Rachel Lee
  • Tracy Shimek
  • Jodie Harris
  • Eli Pousson
  • Nicholas Montgomery
  • Collin Evenson
  • Rosalind Williams
  • Andie Wyatt
  • Laura Wolf-Powers
  • Alida Bogr├ín-Acosta
  • Donna Olds White
  • Katy Stanton
  • Tony Mainardi
  • kdidech
  • Cary Moon
  • John Cheek
  • Anupam Yog
  • Lillian G Smith
  • Josh Lerner
  • Mary Greczyn
  • Roger Keil
  • Jaime Fearer
  • Ken Stram
  • Yvette Jordan
  • David Crain
  • Christian Willauer
  • Eric Kornacki
  • Beth A Macdonald
  • R. Denise Everson
  • Stella Shinn
  • Elsie B Garfield
  • Jami Smith
  • Steve Baker
  • Melissa Jones
  • Kathryn Moody-Arndt
  • Gillian Haley
  • Bonnie Nesbitt
  • Leslie Schneider
  • James Segedy
  • +45 anonymous sustainers

Sponsors

Corporate sponsors play a valuable role in ensuring Next City's sustainability. We're grateful to all our advertisers and partners.

  • 8 80 Cities
  • AE Home Group
  • Agritecture
  • American Planning Association
  • Campus Philly
  • Cartegraph
  • Central Park Conservancy
  • Cities of Service
  • City Parks Alliance
  • Coalesce
  • Drexel University’s Lindy Center for Civic Engagement
  • Emerson College
  • Georgetown University
  • Island Press
  • The J.M. Kaplan Fund
  • Lincoln Land Institute
  • Meeting of the Minds
  • National Recreation and Park Association (NRPA)
  • National Trust for Historic Preservation
  • NeighborWorks America
  • The New School
  • New York City Economic Development Corporation
  • Project for Public Spaces
  • Rail~Volution
  • Sightline Institute
  • Region Nine Housing Corporation
  • Rising Tide Capital
  • Rutgers University
  • School of the Art Institute of Chicago
  • The University of Chicago Press
  • University of Florida
  • Urban Footprint
  • Urban Land Institute

Financial Disclosure

Download Next City's Form 990s (Return of Organization Exempt From Income Tax) from recent years.

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