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
  • Chan Zuckerberg Initiative
  • Facebook Journalism Project
  • Barb and Andy Fremder
  • Mike and Teresa Olson
  • Stephen M. Silberstein Foundation
  • Mark and Susan Stutzman

$10,000 – $99,999

  • Akonadi Foundation
  • An Anonymous Donor at The San Francisco Foundation
  • Astera Fund
  • Battery Powered
  • Gideon Bollag
  • California Endowment
  • James Canty
  • Chavez Family Foundation
  • Jeanne Dinkelspiel
  • William H. Donner Foundation
  • Edward Dua and Nicole Wong
  • Deborah Farb and Eric Sippel
  • William Falik and Diana Cohen
  • Mary and Stan Friedman
  • Erica Grubb
  • Hellman Foundation Fund
  • Paula Hughmanick and Steve Berger
  • Herrick and Elaine Jackson
  • Scott James
  • Charles and Laurie Kahn
  • Patrick Kennedy
  • Michael Lewis and Tabitha Soren
  • Stephanie McKown and John Brennan
  • Manitou Fund
  • David Margulius
  • Richard Nagler and Sheila Sosnow
  • Evelyn Nussenbaum and Fred Vogelstein
  • Anne Pardee
  • Renaissance Journalism
  • Richard Robbins
  • Rockridge Fund
  • San Francisco Foundation
  • Stephen and Cindy Snow
  • Taube Philanthropies
  • Alison Teeman and Michael Yovino-Young
  • Alan and Ruth Tobey
  • Jill Tonkin Finegold
  • Walnut Fund
  • Vita Wells
  • The Women’s Foundation California
  • Stephen Woodrow
  • Gordon and Evelyn Wozniak
  • The Yellow Chair Foundation

$1,000 – $9,999

  • Venkatesh Abboy
  • Larry Abel
  • Denise Abrams
  • Denny Abrams
  • Jonathan Adams
  • Ronald and Patricia Adler
  • Adobe corporate matching program
  • Gertrude Allen
  • Joaquin Alvarado
  • Rachel Anderson and Sally McCoy
  • Trish Ang
  • Anonymous (In memory of Robert Mersfelder)
  • Apple corporate matching program
  • Donald Arbitblit and Jill Suttie
  • Ramon Ariza
  • Peter Ashbaugh
  • Terry and Barbara Atlas
  • Pete Babb
  • Mike and Linda Baker
  • Jonathan Bare
  • Penny Barron
  • Thomas Bates
  • Jon Bendich
  • John Bendix
  • Leora Benioff
  • Mary Bergan
  • Susan Blew
  • Anne Bodel and Edward Hannemann
  • Douglas Booth and Margaret Simpson
  • Jessica Broitman and Gibor Basri
  • Shawna and Daniel Brotsky
  • Amelia Bunch
  • Bonnie Burt and Mark Liss
  • Susan Campodonico
  • John Caner and Paul Booth
  • Laurie Capitelli
  • Milton and Arlene Capsimalis
  • Kenneth Caruana
  • Bernadette Chi
  • Cynthia Chen
  • Zee and Jay Claiborne
  • George Clyde
  • Laurel Coates
  • David Cobb and Annette Doornbos
  • David Coleman
  • Penelope Cooper
  • The Charles Piper Cost Foundation
  • Simone Coxe
  • Karen Coyle
  • Tracy Craig
  • Marnie Crawford Samuelson
  • John Danner and Nancy Pietrafesa
  • Joshua Dapice
  • Diane Davenport
  • Narsai David
  • Davis Family Charitable Fund
  • Jeff Day
  • Steven Dinkelspiel
  • Andrea Dooley
  • Lori Droste
  • William Duhamel
  • John Ehrlich
  • Frederic Enea
  • Marilee Enge and George Frost
  • Jacob and Louise Epstein
  • Will Evers and Melinda Ellis Evers
  • Miranda Ewell
  • Excel Fund
  • Perry Gastis
  • The Gibbs Family Charitable Fund
  • Robert Fabry
  • Colleen Fain
  • Sara Fain
  • Steve Fainaru
  • Nancy Falk and Dick Cluster
  • Fan Family Charitable Fund
  • Chuck Fanning and Melinda Haag
  • Elizabeth Farnsworth
  • Lynn Feintech
  • Erin Felter
  • Anne and Russell Fernald
  • Lauren Fernandez
  • Fleishhacker Foundation
  • Fletcher Foundation
  • Colleen Fong
  • Mary Ford
  • Steve Fox
  • Mary Frank
  • Joan Fujii
  • Gordon Fulton
  • Daniel and Kate Funk
  • Graham Gardner
  • Beth Gerstein and Karen Bowen
  • Richard and Patricia Gibbs
  • Sarah Gill
  • Google corporate matching program
  • Justin Grant
  • Richard Grant
  • Marianna Green
  • Marian Gray
  • Pamela and Timothy Gray
  • Pamela Grossman
  • Margo Hackett and Robert Yagura
  • Sophie Hahn
  • Ann Harvey
  • Jack Heart
  • Ann Hecht
  • Frances Hellman and Warren Breslau
  • Susan Helmrich and Richard Levine
  • Hepner Xue Fund
  • Sheila and Ted Himmel
  • Carol Hirth
  • Karen Holtermann
  • Adam Hochschild
  • John and Barbara Holzrichter
  • Thomas Hoynes
  • Hua Hsu
  • Susan Hubl
  • Eric Huppert
  • Janet Huseby and Robert Smith
  • Alan Hyden
  • Impactassets
  • Frederick Isaac
  • Bill Issel
  • Ann Jensen
  • Lynn Jones-Fynn
  • Judith Justice
  • Eli Kane Fund
  • Lisa Katovich
  • Emilie Keas
  • Jesse Kellerman
  • Jonathan Khuner
  • Andy Kivel
  • Isaac Kos-Read
  • Sandy Koshkin
  • Linda Kremer
  • Ruth Krishnan
  • Heather Kuiper
  • Lucy Kuntz
  • Dennis Kuo
  • Kyle Lamson
  • Lappen Family Foundation
  • Laura Leaverton
  • Eleanore Lee
  • Leo J Celia Carlin Fund
  • Ryan Lester
  • Peter Levitt
  • Deborah Lewis
  • Robert Lewis
  • Ben Liaw
  • John Lineweaver
  • Steven Lipson
  • Cynthia LLoyd
  • Doug Love
  • Judith Lubman
  • Katrina Lundstedt
  • Bobby and Elizabeth Lutzker
  • Martinez Family Charitable Fund
  • Sheila McCormick and Paul Herzmark
  • McGuinn Family Fund
  • Charles McKinley
  • Kirk McKusick
  • Jack and Barbara McPhail
  • Olivia Ma
  • Eric Leo Mannes
  • Helen Marcus
  • Richard Marcus
  • Natalie Martina
  • Emily and Stephen Mendel
  • Cathy and Gary Meyer
  • Samuel Miller and Maude Pervere
  • Heather Mirjahangir
  • Meridee Moore
  • James Morgan
  • Dennis Mulqueeney and Patricia Rossi
  • Judith Myers
  • Roger Myers
  • Julie Nachtwey
  • Network for Good
  • Nicole Nguyen
  • Doug Ng and Theo Posselt
  • James Novosel
  • Oracle corporate matching program
  • Stuart Ozer
  • Jennifer Pahlka
  • Julie Palley
  • Anne and Michael Parish
  • Shyam Patel and Jill Kunishima
  • Ellen Pechman
  • Peleh Fund
  • Hilary Perkins
  • Jessica Pers and Robert Stein
  • Anthony and Sally Petru
  • Jeanie Phan
  • Diane Plank
  • Michael Pollan and Judith Belzer
  • Jane and Paul Quiring
  • Ramya Raghavan
  • Emily Ramshaw
  • Sarah and Mike Ranney
  • Jon Ransohoff
  • George Rehm
  • Mark and Erin Rhoades
  • Audrey Richards
  • Denis Ring
  • Alan and Cheryl Rinzler
  • Robert Roat
  • John Roberts
  • David Ruegg
  • James Rutherford
  • Steve Sachs and Michelle Lynn-Sachs
  • Salesforce.com
  • Alan and Nancy Saldich
  • Frank Sally
  • The Sand Foundation
  • Elizabeth Sawi
  • Linda Schacht
  • Thomas C Schwartzburg
  • Ira and Carol Serkes
  • Randy Shaw
  • Vicki Shu
  • Dan Siegel
  • Richard Simon
  • Satch Slavin
  • Fran Smallson and Christopher Jackson
  • Jeanne Smith
  • David Snippen
  • Shelby and Vicki Solomon
  • David and Brynne Staley
  • Robert and Jordan Stark
  • Frances and Randolph Starn
  • Barbara Steuart
  • Paul and Andrea Swenson
  • Miye Takagi
  • Marcia Tanner
  • Kat Taylor
  • Susan Taylor
  • Stephen Teigland
  • The One Four Five Fund
  • Erin and John Thornton
  • The Tidewater Rise Fund
  • Ama Torrance
  • Elsa Tranter
  • William and Micki Turner
  • Michael Ubell
  • Sarah Van Roo
  • Jennifer Vetter
  • Kathryn Vizas
  • Charlotte von der Hude
  • Carol Walb
  • Marilyn Waldman
  • Dorothy Walker
  • Trudy Ward
  • Wareham Development
  • Mal Warwick
  • Steve Wasserman
  • Adam Weisberg
  • Dana Welch and Scott Adams
  • Beany Wezelman
  • Dan White
  • Greg Wolfe
  • Andrew Wu
  • Mitch Zeemont and Laura Blair
  • Stacey Zolt
  • Olivier Zyngier

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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