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 751 people donating $2,305 per month.

  • April Mahajan
  • Richard Florentino
  • Claudia Newell
  • Heidi Reijm
  • John Dornoff
  • Jennifer Johnson
  • Josh Lerner
  • Tamara Greenfield
  • Andie Wyatt
  • Kathryn Grady
  • Marvin Rocha
  • Kevin Hively
  • Brett Turner
  • H. Ahada Stanford, PhD
  • Dan Baisden
  • Nina Holzer
  • Cary Moon
  • Jennifer Sloan
  • Chris Lunghino
  • Leticia Colnago
  • Mallory Baches
  • Donna Olds White
  • Kelsey Oesmann
  • Deirdre Brower Latz
  • Danny Yadegar
  • Douglas Stewart
  • Lisa Kahane
  • Allison ONeill
  • Dan Curry
  • Jeannette Compton
  • Leslie Lewis
  • Caulk Elizabeth
  • Kathryn Moody-Arndt
  • Bonnie Nesbitt
  • Gita Nandan
  • Joan Price
  • Jaime Fearer
  • Casius Pealer
  • Ivan Garnica
  • Tamara Greenfield
  • Edward Shikada
  • Stacy Cochran
  • Beth Kanofsky
  • Theresa Chalich
  • Jess Zimbabwe
  • Lane Fury
  • Ebony Walden
  • Michael Barba and Mary Chalich
  • Hugh Geenen
  • Anika Singh Lemar
  • Jeffrey Doshna
  • Benjamin Carlson
  • Katy Stanton
  • Allison Fultz
  • Allison Arieff
  • Kendra Chan
  • Amber Jones
  • Mark Bess
  • Carlos Moreno
  • Aurora Ortiz
  • Michael Holzheimer
  • Michael A Terrazas
  • Dennis T Rijkhoff
  • Mona Jenkins
  • Steve Baker
  • Tanya Narath
  • Trinity Simons
  • Laura Wolf-Powers
  • janet smith
  • David Adamson
  • Judy Wicks
  • Lucas Grindley
  • Mark K Abbott
  • Tracy Shimek
  • Christopher Leo
  • Lonny Stern
  • Sara Mills-Knapp
  • Rosanna Mulcahy
  • Nicholas L Mulligan
  • Thomas Jackson
  • Johnnie Owens
  • Ellen Currier
  • Jean A Bonander
  • Ryan Noles
  • Joseph Livewell
  • +48 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