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American Journalism Project
Google News Initiative
Facebook Journalism Project
Barb and Andy Fremder
Mike and Teresa Olson
Herrick and Elaine Jackson
Stephen M. Silberstein Foundation
Deborah Farb and Eric Sippel
Evelyn Nussenbaum and Fred Vogelstein
Compostela Fund at the East Bay Community Foundation
Paula Hughmanick and Steve Berger
Michael Lewis and Tabitha Soren
Stephanie McKown and John Brennan
Terry and Barbara Atlas
Chuck Fanning and Melinda Haag
John and Barbara Holzrichter
Alison Teeman and Michael Yovino-Young
The One Four Five Fund