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$50,000+

  • Ethics and Excellence in Journalism
  • The American Journalism Project
  • The Hervey Family Fund
  • Joan and Irwin Jacobs
  • The Reva and David Logan Foundation
  • The Parker Foundation
  • Allison and Robert Price
  • Price Philanthropies
  • Nita and Henk van der Werff
  • Karin Winner

$25,000 – $49,999

  • The Thomas C. Ackerman Foundation
  • Marilyn Creson-Brown
  • Anne Evans
  • Fund for Nonprofit News
  • Amy Ginnow and Andrée Morin
  • Pam and Hal Fuson
  • Sandra Timmons and Richard Sandstrom

$10,000 – $24,999

  • Stephanie Bergsma and Dwight Hare
  • Martha and Ed Dennis
  • Joyce Gattas
  • William Grosskopf
  • Pixie Haughwout and Ralph Folsom
  • Carol Lazier and Jay Merritt
  • Linda and Mel Katz
  • Porphyry Road Foundation
  • Gayle and Phil Tauber

$5,000 – $9,999

  • Pat Abbott
  • Peter Cooper
  • Facebook Journalism Project by the Lenfest Institute
  • Susanna and Michael Flaster
  • Kim Godwin and Tom Wilcox
  • Google Journalism Emergency Fund
  • Ida Houby and Bill Miller
  • The Jendy Dennis Fund
  • Judy and Marshall Lewis
  • Karen and John Liu
  • The Lynn Family Fund
  • Manpower San Diego
  • Jordanna Polis-Schutz
  • Susan Polis-Schutz and Stephen Schutz
  • Paula and Brian Powers
  • Stacy and Don Rosenberg
  • The San Diego Foundation
  • Deborah Szekely
  • Paula Taylor and Bernie Kulchin
  • Kitty and Keene Wolcott

$2,500 – $4,999

  • Dede and Michael Alpert
  • John and Anne-Marie Caple
  • Denise Carabet and Don Howells
  • Vickie Church
  • Judy Clarke and Speedy Rice
  • Emily and Dan Einhorn
  • Alicia and Charles Foster
  • Benno Friedman
  • Larry Friedman
  • Guy Halgren Family
  • Susan and Peter Mallory
  • Pam and Dennis Mudd
  • Patti Roscoe and Jim Tiffany
  • Pat and Chris Weil

$1,000 – $2,499

  • Kate Adams
  • Sayed Ali
  • Connie and Cam Baher
  • Valerie Barker
  • Heather Bergman and Matt Steiner
  • Mary Ann Beyster
  • Janet Bourgeois
  • Karen and Jim Brailean
  • Candace Carroll and Len Simon
  • Margaret and Paul Citron
  • Bret Cleveland and Robert Algeni
  • Community Listening and Engagement Fund by The Lenfest Institute for Journalism
  • Paula Cordeiro and David O’Brien
  • Amy Corton and Carl Eibl
  • Guylyn and Scott Cummins
  • Kelly Davenport and Mark DeBoskey
  • Elissa and Gary Davis
  • Mary and Jim Dawe
  • Caroline and Lloyd de Llamas
  • Ingrid de Llamas
  • Sr. RayMonda DuVall
  • Elisabeth Eisner-Forbes
  • Robert Engler and Julie Ruedi
  • Linda Evangelist

  • Jane and Tom Fetter
  • Pat Finn and Walter Burkhard
  • Theresa Foudy and John Castellano 
  • Barbara Freeman
  • John Freis
  • Leticia and David Fuhriman
  • Elaine Galinson and Herb Solomon
  • Hanna and Mark Gleiberman
  • Beth Goodman
  • Matthew Halgren and Thomas Lipp
  • Marjorie Hansen-Shaevitz and Morton Shaevitz
  • Steve Hart
  • Barbara and Jim Hartung
  • Ruth Hayward
  • Lorie Hearn
  • Joel and Roseanne Holliday
  • Jim Hurley
  • Joanne Hutchinson
  • Nora Jaffe
  • Nancy Jamison and Mark Dillon
  • Jay Jeffcoat
  • The Jewish Community Foundation
  • Stuart Karasik

  • Julie and Tom Karlo
  • Sheryl and Kenneth King
  • Gail and Marty Levin
  • Charles Lewis and Pamela Gilbert
  • Sheila and Jeff Lipinsky
  • Tom Maddox and Randy Clark
  • Susan and John Magee
  • Barbara Majure
  • Susan and Mike Marrinan
  • Connie Matsui and Bill Beckman
  • Nathan McCay and Jacqueline Bridge
  • Margaret McKeown and Peter Cowhey
  • Maggie and Paul Meyer
  • Judy and Katy McDonald
  • Fenner Milton
  • Mary Munk
  • Evelyn Nagel and Christopher Meyers
  • Linda Nyquist
  • Cindy and George Olmstead
  • Mahesh Podar
  • Michael Price
  • Susan Raffee
  • Martha Ranson
  • Sandford and Laurayne Ratner Fund
  • Georgia and Blair Sadler

  • Susan and Edward Sanderson
  • Isabel and Scott Schechter
  • Lynn Schenk
  • Charles and Donna Sevilla
  • Darlene Shiley
  • Susan Shirk and Sam Popkin
  • Beth Sirull
  • Louarn and Alan Sorkin
  • Nancy and Alan Spector
  • Kat and Ted Steuer
  • Barbara Talisman, CFRE
  • Samara Tauber
  • Lori and Paul Thiel
  • Debra Turner
  • Amy and Horacio Valeiras
  • John Venekamp and Cliff Schireson
  • Audrey Viterbi and Dan Smargon
  • Vincent Von Kaenel
  • Will Vukmanic
  • Mary Walshok
  • Susan and Allan Wegner
  • Cynthia Wingard
  • Laura Wingard and Michael Schuerman
  • Dale Yahnke
  • Ann Zahner

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$500 – $999

  • Josephine Briggs
  • Cheryl Clark
  • John Cole
  • Joan Friedenberg
  • Tom Gable
  • Wendy Gillespie

  • Ryan Gordon
  • Dennis Morgigno
  • Chandra Mukerji
  • Bob Nelson
  • Robin Nordhoff

  • Matthew Perry
  • Gordon Tetlow
  • Scott Thacher
  • Ellen Whelan

$1 to $499

  • David Ailor 
  • Mindy Aisen
  • Karen Alonso
  • Amazon Smile Donations
  • Janie Anderson
  • Michael Anderson 
  • Daniel Aposhian
  • Ronald Arceneaux 
  • Feroza Ardeshir and Suresh Subramani
  • Helen Arnold
  • Lara Asato 
  • Lori August
  • Connie and Cam Baher
  • Michael Baker
  • Lisa Bakke
  • Charles Ballinger 
  • Walter Baranger
  • Eowyn Bates
  • Tudor Beattie 
  • Patricia and John Beatty 
  • Diane Bell 
  • Dan Bernstein
  • Terese Berry
  • Lee Berryman-Tedman
  • Ellen Bevier
  • Susan Bien
  • Danny Blas
  • Jessica Block
  • Stephen and Wendy Blumberg
  • William Boggs
  • Eric Bohr
  • Mary Ann and Lee Bowman
  • Janna Braun
  • Amy Brauner
  • Roni Breite
  • Tony Brumfield
  • Tim Buckenmyer
  • Margaret Bunce
  • Matthew Burrow
  • Stephanie Caballero
  • Linda and John Cannon
  • Alexa Capeloto
  • Vivian Carpenter
  • Carol Carroll
  • Constance Carroll
  • Christopher Carter
  • Harriet Carter
  • Matthew Casas
  • Tanya Castaneda
  • Jonathan K Cavan
  • William Cawthra
  • Danielle Cervantes-Stephens and Dave Stephens
  • Carol and Jeff Chang
  • Elizabeth Chang
  • Ivan Chavez
  • Omar Chavez
  • Susan Chu
  • Ryan Citko
  • Justin Clark
  • Matt Clark
  • Wendy and Garet Clark
  • Cindi Clemons
  • Taylor Coffroth
  • Stephen Conca
  • Richard Cooke
  • Josiah Cooper
  • Rich Cosgrove
  • David Coup
  • Nikki Correa
  • Ruth Covell
  • Martha Cox
  • Susanne Craig
  • Kell Crider
  • Kent and Peggy Cross
  • Robert Cunningham
  • Norma Damashek and Josh Fierer
  • Nancy Danninger
  • Catherine Darragh
  • Barbara Davenport
  • Mardine Davis
  • Corie De Anda
  • Christina de Jesus
  • Theresa and Carl Dean
  • Giacomo and Karen DeLaria
  • Pam Dempsey
  • Claudine Yvette Dennis
  • Jael Diaz
  • Sherry Dietz
  • Linda Diller

  • Colleen and Richard Doering
  • Peter Doft
  • Elizabeth Douglass
  • Robert Dudley
  • Ames Early
  • Jane Edens
  • Bob Eisele
  • Sarah Elkind
  • Della Elliott
  • Sean Elo-Rivera
  • Hussein Emami
  • Phyllis and Dan Esptein
  • Bobbie Espinosa
  • Nancy Everett
  • Dana Eyre
  • Rhonda Fallon and Brant Houston
  • Linda Farmer-Francis
  • Michael Farver
  • Jeffrey Field
  • Carol Fimmen
  • Katherine Fitzhugh and John Martin
  • Thomas Flint
  • Gloria Floren
  • Fairly Foster Family
  • David Francis
  • Michelle Francis
  • Caroline Frederick
  • Douglas Frost
  • Roberta Froome
  • Sally and Einar Gall
  • Lisa Galstian
  • Mary Beth Garber
  • Robert Gascho
  • Robert Gates
  • Susan Gembrowski
  • Theresa Ging
  • Eleanor Girard
  • Faye Girsh
  • Travis Good
  • Jeoffry Gordon
  • Judy Gradwohl
  • Lee Grant
  • Margaret Green
  • Renita Greenberg
  • Katie Grimm
  • Barbara and George Groth
  • Allen Gruber
  • Andy and Dee Hall
  • Margaret Hall
  • Vince Hall
  • Allyson Handley
  • Fay Hamilton
  • Andrea Harris
  • Elaine Harwell
  • Gail Heard
  • Robert Thomas Herman
  • Mike Hernon
  • Alex Herold
  • James Herrick
  • Christine Hickman and Dennis Ragen
  • Llisa Hiebert
  • Jay Hill
  • Andrew Holets
  • Frederick Hornbeck
  • Gurdon Hornor
  • Reena B. Horowitz
  • Diane Lopez Hughes
  • Jared Hughes
  • Dea and Osborn Hurston
  • Judy Hymoff Brauner
  • Nadia Ibrahim
  • Laura Impastato
  • Xema Jacobson
  • Karen James
  • Kieran Jarrett-Mann
  • Suzanne and Robert Johnson
  • Jeffrey Johnston
  • Sarah Jolie
  • Gwen Jorgensen
  • Jeff Jowda
  • Joseph Kadifa
  • Roli Khattri
  • Janet Klauber and Jim Melli
  • John Knoff
  • Carol Kornfeld
  • Brian Kougl
  • Ellen Koutsky
  • John Kowalczyk
  • Anne Krueger
  • Paul Krueger
  • Eugenia Kuttler
  • Chris Lafferty
  • Bridget Lambert

  • Maureen Lau
  • Bill Lawrence
  • Jane and Bert Lazerow
  • Trinh Le
  • Fidel Ledezma
  • Veronica B. Lee
  • Kathleen and Dennis Lees
  • Deborah Lenz
  • Cynthia and David Lewis
  • Nancee Lewis
  • Kay Lilland
  • Andrew Lippman
  • Lynn Little
  • Denis Lobo
  • Todd Logan
  • Scott Lohr
  • Anita Lonzo
  • Tristan Loper
  • Gina Lubrano
  • Sue Lussa
  • John Mahoney
  • Cybel Maio
  • Lauren Mapp
  • Leane Marchese
  • Julianne Markow
  • Kat Markowitz
  • Eduardo Martinez
  • Gabriel Martinez
  • Richard Mason
  • Mike Mavis
  • Cynda Maxon
  • Michael May 
  • Susan McClellan
  • CB McDonald
  • Alastair McLeod
  • Dorri McWhorter
  • Dorine Meade
  • B. Medigovich
  • Mary Medlin
  • Julie Meier Wright
  • Barbara and Steve Mendell
  • Tarryn Mento
  • Mary Meyers
  • Matthew Meyers
  • Zoë Meyers
  • Elisse Miller
  • Nick Millican
  • Sarah Monsees
  • Daniel Montaño
  • Elizabeth Morris
  • Eugene Mullaly
  • Emilée Mullen
  • Troy Murphree
  • Gordon Murray
  • Catherine Musselman
  • Lois Mysliwy
  • Carmen Nava-Mattox
  • Rebecca Nee
  • Torrey Neel
  • Art Neill
  • Charles Neiswender
  • Gwen and Jack Nelson
  • Jean Nelson
  • Tracy Nelson
  • Laurie Nielsen
  • Jason Nienberg
  • Alice Nolan
  • Marybeth Norgen
  • Anne Nowlin
  • Debra O’Donnell
  • Cathy O’Leary Carey
  • Kathleen M. O’Neil
  • Jeremy Ogul
  • Lisa Ordóñez Crooms
  • Sarah Ormond
  • Oscar Ortiz
  • Bette and William Pease
  • Veena Peediyakkal
  • Kenneth Peddecord
  • Paula Peeling
  • Bella Pfefferman
  • Maria Penny
  • Anthony Perry
  • John Perry
  • David Peters
  • Jim Peugh
  • Tatiana Popescu
  • Dolores Pretorius
  • Barry Price
  • Jenni Prisk
  • William Purves
  • Susan Quillman
  • Penelope Quintana
  • Roy Racino
  • Ann Radosevich
  • Niru Ramachandran
  • Dean Ranger
  • Zaira Aznar Razú

  • Paul Reulbach
  • Rebecca Rhule
  • Marjorie Rice
  • Ernesto Rivera
  • Bea and Thomas Roberts
  • Stuart and Linda Robinson
  • Mark Rochester
  • Ashley Rodriguez
  • Carole Rogers
  • Barbara Rosen
  • Sander Rosenberg
  • Cindy Ross
  • Ryan Ross
  • Alison Royle
  • Jay Rubin
  • Peter Ruscitti
  • John Sanborn
  • Connie Saindon
  • Carla Sánchez
  • Mark Sauer
  • David Schaller
  • Phoebe Schenker
  • Amy Schmitz Weiss
  • Sherry Schnell
  • Renee Schor
  • Michael Schudson
  • Jean and William Seager
  • Veronica Seay
  • Terry Senty
  • Shelley Shafer Hammer and Daniel Hammer
  • Kate Shacks
  • Rose Ann and Ira Sharp
  • Frank Sheffield
  • Peter Shenas
  • Russell Shor
  • Carol and Robert Shull
  • Dan Silver
  • Stephen Silverman
  • Barbara Simon
  • Frederick Simson
  • Leslie Smartt
  • Patrice Smerdu
  • Michael Smolens
  • Kimberly Snyder
  • Carole Spencer
  • Charles Spitzer
  • Michelle Srbinovich
  • Alison St. John
  • Ron Stein
  • Leslie Stepanek
  • Donna and John Stewart
  • Alanna Strei
  • Robert Sudman
  • Johnathan Surmont
  • Laura Suter Hammang
  • Taiga Takahashi
  • Mina and Lawrence R. Taylor
  • Nancy Taylor
  • Linda Tegarden
  • Nancy Telford
  • Rachael Tharp
  • Geralyn Thompson
  • Annamarie Till
  • Donna Tisdale
  • David Tofte
  • Tom Tokar
  • Mitsuo Tomita
  • Kathleen Toole
  • Patricia Valiton
  • Liesbeth Vandenbosch
  • Linda Vasconcellos
  • Joe Veltri
  • Laura Walcher
  • Tom Walters
  • Kevin Weibezahl
  • Abby and Ray Weiss
  • Conrad Welling
  • Joann Wells
  • Gail Wesson
  • Roberta Westdal
  • Robert White
  • Davin Widgerow
  • Daniel Wider
  • Brooke Williams
  • Pat Wilson
  • Kathleen Wood
  • Nancy Worlie
  • Margie Wright
  • Joe Yerardi
  • Sharon Zell and Ferrell Reed
  • Louis Zimm
  • Rebecca Zittle
  • Susie and Paul Zlotnik
  • Juan Zuniga