Who supports us.

You can too.

A crisis is no time for cutbacks in information and to that end, our editorial team has been working on overdrive. 

We are reporting on everything from the city’s Covid-response, to what the collapse of the economy means to students, families, and businesses. We are keeping an eye out for the most vulnerable and doing our best to connect those in need with available resources. 

Your support allows all of this. We can’t thank you enough.

Lydia, Joe, Annika, Eleni, Will and Yujie

Mission Local is now in the process of applying for its own non-profit status (EIN:88-3177547). If you have any questions, please contact lydia.chavez@missionlocal.com.


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So far in 2022, we have received grants from the San Francisco Foundation ($30,000), the GroundTruth Project ($9,900), the Institute for Nonprofit News ($8,000), and Raymond James Charitable ($8,000) and the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative ($100,000).

Our internships are supported by readers, the Rowland and Pat Rebele Fellowship Program at Stanford University, the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative, and the INN-Columbia Journalism School Summer internship program.

In 2021, we received grants from Craig Newmark Philanthropies ($10,000); and the ChanZuckerberg Initiative ($100,000), Newsmatch ($10,000) and the Zitrin Foundation ($14,000.)

In 2020, we received grants from Facebook ($5000), Google ($5,000) Renaissance Journalism ($10,000); Zitrin Foundation ($9,000); Craig Newmark Philanthropies ($10,000); and the Chatterjee Charitable Foundation ($50,000) and the Pultizer Center ($21,000).

In 2019, we received $25,000 from the San Francisco Foundation and $10,000 from the Zitrin Foundation.

In 2018, 2019 and 2020 we participated in Newsmatch and received $25,000, $20,000 and $21,000 to match.

Our donor list represents donations from 2021–22. Many of our donors ask to remain anonymous, but we will be adding the number of anonymous donors in each category. If we have failed to note your support and you want to be listed, accept our apologies and please email lydia.chavez@missionlocal.com.