Supporters

This is a list of contributions we have received in the last 12 months. It is updated monthly and was last updated on Jan. 13, 2023. Our generous supporters make our work possible. Learn how you can support our work. Thank you!

* denotes multi-year contributions recognized at the level of the total amount.
‡ indicates a donor is deceased.

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Pulitzers ($1M+)

  • Apple*
  • John S. and James L. Knight Foundation*
  • Melanie and Richard Lundquist*

Champions ($500,000 – $999,999)


Investors ($250,000 – $499,999)

  • Glaser Progress Foundation
  • Henry L. Hillman Foundation*
  • The Klarman Family Foundation*

Principals ($100,000 – $249,999)

  • Argosy Foundation
  • Dow Jones Foundation
  • FThree Foundation*
  • Microsoft
  • News Corp
  • Otis and Bettina Chandler Foundation
  • The Grable Foundation*

Publishers ($50,000 – $99,999)

  • Fore River Foundation
  • Ray and Dagmar Dolby Fund
  • SN Charitable Foundation
  • The Lancon-Davis Family*
  • The Merrill Family Foundation
  • The Smart Family Fund

Click here to learn more about becoming a member.


Editors ($25,000 – $49,999)

  • Eva and Yoel Haller
  • Huron Philanthropies
  • Mansueto Foundation
  • Walt and Edie Mossberg
  • Noble and Lorraine Hancock Family Fund
  • The David and Katherine Moore Family Foundation
  • The Max and Victoria Dreyfus Foundation, Inc.

Producers ($10,000 – $24,999)

  • Ann B. and Thomas L. Friedman Family Foundation
  • Axios Media, Inc.
  • Marty Baron
  • Cunningham Family Foundation
  • Michael and Laurel D'Antoni
  • Jessica Stedman Guff
  • David Hiller
  • Hutton Family Foundation
  • James W. VandeHei and Autumn H. VandeHei Family Fund
  • Jeffrey and Louise Schrank Family Foundation
  • Jim and Sharen Branscome Fund
  • John Sperling Foundation
  • Kadzik/Weiss Family Fund
  • Edmund LeRoy Keeley‡
  • Musa and Tom Mayer Charitable Fund
  • NBCUniversal News Group
  • New York Keller Family Fund
  • SmartNews, Inc.
  • The Gelfond Family Foundation
  • The New York Times
  • The Whit and Angela Ayres Charitable Fund
  • Ellen P. Tykeson and Ken Hiday
  • Christina Van Tassell
  • Catherine Woodard and Nelson Blitz, Jr.

Mentors ($5,000 – $9,999)

  • Charlene Barshefsky and Ed Cohen
  • Geraldine Baum
  • Bernstein Family Foundation
  • Kim Brizzolara
  • Alisyn Camerota
  • Betty Cohen
  • Nelson Cunningham
  • Carrie Denman
  • James B. Ferrari
  • Frieda C. Fox Family Foundation and Alan Fox
  • Gridiron Club and Foundation
  • Matea Gold, Jon Lenzner and Margaret Lenzner
  • Greg McCaffery
  • Alan Miller and Katherine Newell Smith
  • Orange County Community Foundation
  • Abby Phillip
  • Politics and Prose
  • Bob Rosenstock
  • The Bailey, Huntington and Madison Brown Charitable Fund
  • The Bennett Family Foundation
  • Tykeson Family Charitable Trust
  • Nicole and B. James Whitenight

Patrons ($2,500 – $4,999)

  • Enrique Acevedo
  • Joseph Cascio
  • Catherine and Alan Harper Charitable Fund
  • Chase Family Philanthropic Fund
  • Davia L. Loren Charitable Fund
  • Mary Headley
  • Sandra Nelson
  • Molly Hill Patten
  • Tracie Potts
  • P2 Foundation
  • Robert and Sheri Rosenfeld
  • Peter and Mara Sagal
  • Charles Salter
  • Tanya and Romit Shah
  • Sherri and Adam Symson
  • The Hyman Levine Family Foundation
  • The Zisman Family Foundation Inc.
  • Tina Vandersteel and Matthew Cressotti
  • Dahvi Wilson and Tom Marshall

Friends ($1,000 – $2,499)

  • Alex G. Campbell Foundation
  • George Anders
  • Norman Asher
  • Richard Benfield
  • Kimberly L. Berryman
  • Debbie and Michael Bocian
  • Trevor Bond
  • Daniel Bowman
  • Jay and Geeta Brara
  • Brauchli-Farley Family Fund
  • Beth Burrell and David Sorensen
  • Linda and Kenneth Button
  • Byron and Kathryn Calame
  • Stephanie Chaplin
  • Deloitte
  • Faith Dornbrand
  • Leonard and Janice Downie
  • Funnelbox
  • Brett Gerson
  • Martin Gore
  • Roy Harris
  • Leslie and Fritz Hoffecker
  • Janet Goldstein & William Schulz Charitable Fund
  • Linda Johnson
  • J. Thomas and Janet Rajala Nelson Fund
  • Allison and David Kreps
  • Laurence Leive
  • Bill and Diane Marimow
  • Michael Torres Sharing Forward Fund
  • Myrna Miller
  • Allison Morrow
  • Terry Peterson
  • Liz Ramos
  • Martin Rivers
  • Judith Ann Rose
  • Marie Sbrocca and Charlie Kubal
  • David Schleich
  • Ben Sidhom
  • Howard Shapiro and Shirley Brandman
  • Roger Smith and Mary Rue Smith
  • Margaret Stern
  • Virginia B. Stone‡
  • David Stuteville and Maryann Seduski
  • Maureen Sullivan
  • The Cecil S. and Susan F. Salter Charitable Fund
  • The Michael Schilmoeller and Katie Larsell Charitable Fund
  • Pierre Thomas and Alyson Westbrooks Thomas
  • Toretsky Charitable Giving Fund
  • Ted Towle
  • Maura Vanderzon
  • Stan Watt
  • Karen Wolfen
  • Craig Woods

Members ensure a future founded on facts for generations to come. Click here to learn more.

  • Byron and Kathryn Calame
  • Christy Gavitt
  • Edmund LeRoy Keeley‡
  • Alan Miller and Katherine Newell Smith
  • Sandra Nelson
  • Charles Salter
  • The David and Katherine Moore Endowment

In-kind Giving

  • ABC News
  • Axios Media, Inc.
  • Bangor Daily News
  • Block Club Chicago
  • Bloomberg
  • Chalkbeat
  • Chicago Sun-Times
  • Comcast
  • Daily Journal
  • Fortune
  • Herald & Review
  • Journal Gazette & Times-Courier
  • KQED
  • Los Angeles Times
  • Microsoft
  • Nasdaq, Inc.
  • NBCUniversal News Group
  • Northwestern University, Medill School
  • NPR
  • The Pantagraph
  • St. Louis Post-Dispatch
  • The Associated Press
  • The Atlantic
  • The Colorado Sun
  • The Day Publishing Company
  • The New Yorker
  • The New York Times
  • The Southern Illinoisan
  • The Valley Breeze
  • The Wall Street Journal
  • The Washington Times
  • The 19th News
  • Vox Media
  • WHYY

NLP's FY22 Annual Report

Our annual report presents the results of the final year of our ambitious four-year strategic plan and reflects not only considerable progress in the past year, but great promise for the years ahead.