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American Journalism Project
Google News Initiative
Bass Austern Family Fund
Facebook Journalism Project
Barb and Andy Fremder
Hellman Foundation Fund
Mike and Teresa Olson
Herrick and Elaine Jackson
Stephen M. Silberstein Foundation
Deborah Farb and Eric Sippel
Evelyn Nussenbaum and Fred Vogelstein
The Yellow Chair Foundation
Paula Hughmanick and Steve Berger
Michael Lewis and Tabitha Soren
Stephanie McKown and John Brennan
Anonymous (In memory of Robert Mersfelder)
Terry and Barbara Atlas
William H. Donner Foundation
Jacob and Louise Epstein
Chuck Fanning and Melinda Haag
Margo Hackett and Robert Yagura
Sheila and Ted Himmel
John and Barbara Holzrichter
McGuinn Family Fund
Doug Ng and Theo Posselt
Sarah and Mike Ranney
Steve Sachs and Michelle Lynn-Sachs
Alison Teeman and Michael Yovino-Young
The One Four Five Fund
Alan and Ruth Tobey