Our supporters

Donors, funders and members subscribe to Cityside’s belief that promoting greater civic engagement and informed discourse is a direct route to better, more inclusive and healthier communities.

Cityside funders and supporters

More than $1,000,000

  • American Journalism Project
  • Google News Initiative

$100,000 – $999,999

  • Bass Austern Family Fund
  • Facebook Journalism Project
  • Mark and Susan Stutzman

$10,000 – $99,999

  • Akonadi Foundation
  • An Anonymous Donor at The San Francisco Foundation
  • Chavez Family Foundation
  • Jeanne Dinkelspiel
  • Deborah Farb and Eric Sippel
  • Barb and Andy Fremder
  • Mary and Stan Friedman
  • Erica Grubb
  • Hellman Foundation Fund
  • Herrick and Elaine Jackson
  • David Margulius
  • Richard Nagler and Sheila Sosnow
  • Evelyn Nussenbaum and Fred Vogelstein
  • Mike and Teresa Olson
  • Renaissance Journalism
  • San Francisco Foundation
  • Stephen M. Silberstein Foundation
  • Stephen and Cindy Snow
  • Taube Philanthropies
  • Walnut Fund
  • The Women’s Foundation California
  • The Yellow Chair Foundation

$1,000 – $9,999

  • Denny Abrams
  • Gertrude Allen
  • Joaquin Alvarado
  • Anonymous (In memory of Robert Mersfelder)
  • Terry and Barbara Atlas
  • Mike and Linda Baker
  • Penny Barron
  • Gideon Bollag
  • James Canty
  • Karen Coyle
  • Tracy Craig
  • Jeff Day
  • Steven Dinkelspiel
  • William H. Donner Foundation
  • Andrea Dooley
  • John Ehrlich
  • Jacob and Louise Epstein
  • The Gibbs Family Charitable Fund
  • Chuck Fanning and Melinda Haag
  • Fleishhacker Foundation
  • Colleen Fong
  • Graham Gardner
  • Margo Hackett and Robert Yagura
  • Frances Hellman and Warren Breslau
  • Hepner Xue Fund
  • Sheila and Ted Himmel
  • Adam Hochschild
  • John and Barbara Holzrichter
  • Paula Hughmanick and Steve Berger
  • Ann Jensen
  • Emilie Keas
  • Kyle Lamson
  • Laura Leaverton
  • Eleanore Lee
  • Ryan Lester
  • Deborah Lewis
  • Michael Lewis and Tabitha Soren
  • McGuinn Family Fund
  • Stephanie McKown and John Brennan
  • Jack and Barbara McPhail
  • James Morgan
  • Nicole Nguyen
  • Doug Ng and Theo Posselt
  • Anne Pardee
  • Peleh Fund
  • Sarah and Mike Ranney
  • George Rehm
  • Steve Sachs and Michelle Lynn-Sachs
  • Salesforce.com
  • Alan and Nancy Saldich
  • Elizabeth Sawi
  • Alison Teeman and Michael Yovino-Young
  • The One Four Five Fund
  • Erin and John Thornton
  • Alan and Ruth Tobey
  • Sarah Van Roo
  • Vita Wells
  • Dorothy Walker
  • Dan White

Prior to the formation of Cityside as a nonprofit, Berkeleyside raised more than $1 million in 2016-18 from its readers in an innovative direct public offering. We refer to these key supporters as Cityside’s Foundation Members, and we are forever grateful for their pledge of support.

Our Foundation Members

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