Who supports us.

You can too.

Your support allows high-impact journalism that begins with a lot of street reporting. It also allows us to train a cadre of young journalists who reflect the diversity of the city. We can’t thank you enough.

Lydia, Joe, Annika, Eleni, Will and Yujie

Mission Local is a 501c3 nonprofit (EIN:88-3177547). If you have any questions, please contact lydia.chavez@missionlocal.com.


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If you prefer to write a check, you can send checks to Mission Local SF at 2489 Mission St. # 22,  SF, 94110. If you have any questions, please contact info@missionlocal.com or call us at 415-275-4739.

So far in 2022, we have received grants from the San Francisco Foundation ($30,000); Report for America ($25,000), the Institute for Nonprofit News ($8,000); Lion Publishers ($6,000); Raymond James Charitable ($8,000); the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative ($100,000); the Emerson Collective ($75,000), The Green Fairy Fund ($50,000) and the Zitrin Foundation ($5,000).

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); the ChanZuckerberg Initiative ($100,000); Newsmatch ($10,000); and the Zitrin Foundation ($9,000.)

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.