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 757 people donating $2,438 per month.

  • Dan Curry
  • Beth Kanofsky
  • Samantha Toffolo
  • Anika Singh Lemar
  • Claudia Newell
  • Jess Zimbabwe
  • Casius Pealer
  • John Dornoff
  • Kendra Chan
  • Hugh Geenen
  • Amber Jones
  • Johnnie Owens
  • Nina Holzer
  • Allison Fultz
  • Timothy Gyves
  • Christopher Leo
  • Rosanna Mulcahy
  • Mallory Baches
  • Douglas Stewart
  • Richard Florentino
  • Ebony Walden
  • Josh Lerner
  • Caulk Elizabeth
  • Jeannette Compton
  • Danny Yadegar
  • Jaime Fearer
  • Dennis T Rijkhoff
  • Trinity Simons
  • Kathryn Moody-Arndt
  • John Joe Schlichtman
  • Jeffrey Doshna
  • Marvin Rocha
  • Heidi Reijm
  • Mark K Abbott
  • Daniel Longworth
  • Kevin Hively
  • Deirdre Brower Latz
  • Mark Bess
  • Allison Arieff
  • janet smith
  • Thomas Jackson
  • Jean A Bonander
  • Tanya Narath
  • Judy Wicks
  • Steve Baker
  • Donna Olds White
  • Jennifer Sloan
  • Lucas Grindley
  • Gita Nandan
  • Bonnie Nesbitt
  • Leslie Lewis
  • Lilly Wilson
  • David Adamson
  • Edward Shikada
  • Cary Moon
  • Tamara Greenfield
  • Alejandro Espinoza
  • Laura Wolf-Powers
  • Carlos Moreno
  • Joseph Livewell
  • Chris Lunghino
  • Joan Price
  • Ryan Noles
  • Maggie Kraus
  • Kathryn Grady
  • Lonny Stern
  • Leticia Colnago
  • Ellen Currier
  • Stacy Cochran
  • Andie Wyatt
  • Lisa Kahane
  • Michael A Terrazas
  • Jennifer Johnson
  • Nicholas L Mulligan
  • +46 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