SEJ Funding Sources — Support Hard-Hitting Environmental Journalism

 

 

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These are important times for environmental journalism. Washington has been taken over by an administration that works to reverse environmental regulations and has been openly hostile to journalists and journalism. We need your support to ensure that the Society of Environmental Journalists can continue its important work supporting hard-hitting environmental reporting. As a nonprofit, we rely on your donations to help us make that work possible. Can you make a gift now? Please give generously and share SEJ's donor link with your followers today: www.sej.org/donate-sej. Now more than ever, you make the difference!

Your generous gifts, provided by SEJ founders, members and friends, university hosts of SEJ annual conferences and media company sponsors, support SEJ’s lively network of journalists, students and educators worldwide. You power news-making  conferences, training and tours, publications, awards, story grants and Freedom of Information WatchDog project. Please also consider SEJ in your estate planning.

Environmental coverage is keeping the change. Thank you.

 

Current and Recent Funding Sources:

2020

SEJ 2020 Gifts from Individuals*

Guardian
$2,500-4,999

Sandra McCrory

Sustainer
$1,000-2,499

Kate Sheppard  |  Carolyn Whetzel

Patron
$500-999

Len Ackland  |  Nancy Rabalais

Supporter
$100-499

Emilia Askari  |  Felicity Barringer  |  Margie Bauman  |  Kevin Beaty  |  Jennifer Bogo  |  Jane Braxton Little  |  Chris Bruggers  |  James Bruggers  |  Russell Clemings  |  Michael Crispino  |  Katy Daigle  |  Anthony Davis  |  James Detjen  |  Dennis Dimick  |  Sara Edelson  |  Judy Fahys  |  Kathie Florsheim  |  Bridget Gallagher  |  Karan Goel  |  Gloria Gonzalez  |  Nancy Grossman  |  Karl Hausker  |  Bonita Hay  |  Susan Hess  |  Jane Kay  |  Michael Keating  |  Rocky Kistner  |  Robert Labaree  |  Cindy MacDonald  |  Bobby Magill  |  Hugh McDiarmid  |  Victoria McKinnon  |  Susan Moran  |  Daniel Parker  |  Ann Parson  |  Julia Pyper  |  Cristine Russell  |  Benjamin Ryan  |  Craig Saunders  |  Kati Schmidt  |  Sara Shipley Hiles  |  Lori Sinsley  |  Muriel Strand  |  Meera Subramanian  |  John Triplett  |  Michael Warren  |  Timothy Wheeler  |  Roger Witherspoon  |  Edward Wolf

Friend
$5-99

Elisabeth Abram  |  Terri Anderson  |  Nancy Averett  |  Richard Blaustein  |  Ashley Braun  |  Shannon Brown  |  Allison Burd  |  Siri Carpenter  |  Leslie Comnes  |  Tripp Crouse  |  Joseph Davis  |  Gloria Dickie  |  Benjamin Dills  |  Jenni Doering  |  Victoria Durgin  |  Peter Fairley  |  Maria Gallucci  |  Beth Gardiner  |  Melissa Gaskill  |  Christy George  |  Emily Gertz  |  Virginia Gewin  |  Steve Gibb  |  Adam Glenn  |  Ben Goldfarb  |  Tom Hayden  |  Christine Heinrichs  |  Don Hopey  |  Susan Jewell  |  Barbara Jones  |  Charlotte Kidd  |  Elizabeth Kimbrough  |  Matthew King  |  Kathiann Kowalski  |  Chuck Kutscher  |  Laurel Ladwig  |  John Laitner  |  Robin Lloyd  |  Randy Loftis  |  Francesca Lyman  |  Christine MacDonald  |  Barbara Maynard  |  Quinn McVeigh  |  Craig Miller  |  Ronald Moir  |  Ian Morse  |  Lela Nargi  |  Jennifer Oldham  |  Beth Parke  |  Juliet Pinto  |  Helen Prothero  |  Sean Reilly  |  Bruce Ritchie  |  Ry Rivard  |  Anne Rosenthal  |  Daniel Rothberg  |  Luke Runyon  |  Mark Schleifstein  |  David Senatillaka  |  Richard Sima  |  Mark Simon  |  Sarah Spicer  |  Jenny Splitter  |  Ron Steffens  |  Maura Stephens  |  Michael Svoboda  |  Mc Nelly Torres  |  Valerie Vande Panne  |  Lindsay VanSomeren  |  Chelsea Wald  |  Scott Wallace  |  Christopher Welter  |  Elsa Wenzel  |  Clint Wilder  |  Christine Woodside  |  Lina Zeldovich  |  Katarina Zimmer

 

Host and Sponsors of SEJ's 30th Annual Conference in Boise, Idaho, Sept. 23-27, 2020

 

Conference Host

 

SEJ 2020 Program and Operating Grants


 

2019

SEJ 2019 Gifts from Individuals*

Sustainer
$1,000-2,499

Eleanor Drey and Warren Saunders  |  Cheryl Hogue  |  Jay Letto  |  Meera Subramanian  |  Peter Thomson  |  Carolyn Whetzel  |  Nadia White

Patron
$500-999

Jennifer Bogo  |  Emily Grossman  |  Stuart Leavenworth  |  Bobby Magill  |  Gregory Pasztor  |  Mark Schleifstein  |  The Todd Family  |  Timothy Wheeler  |  Tom Yulsman

Supporter
$100-499

Jay Austin  |  Melanie Barnes  |  Margie Bauman  |  Bill Birchard  |  Glenda Booth  |  Samuel Brasch  |  Jane Braxton Little  |  James Bruggers  |  Russell Clemings  |  Beth Daley  |  Anthony Davis  |  Rob Davis  |  Dennis Dimick  |  Sean Duffy  |  Paul and Anne Ehrlich  |  Dan Fagin  |  Judy Fahys  |  Victoria Fry McKinnon  |  Adam Glenn  |  Gloria Gonzalez  |  Nancy Grossman  |  Paul Hagen  |  Mick Hans  |  Karl Hausker  |  Tom Hayden  |  Sara Hiles  |  Kim Kastens  |  Michael Keating  |  Benjamin Krevolin  |  Sarah Lesher  |  Christine Liu  |  Cindy MacDonald  |  Ron Naveen  |  Mary O'Brien  |  Anne Paine  |  Meaghan Parker  |  John Platt  |  David Poulson  |  Eric Prothero  |  Bruce Ritchie and Sue Ellen Smith  |  Matthew Ross  |  Robert Saff  |  David Sassoon  |  Karen Schaefer  |  Peter Seidel  |  David Spratt  |  Douglas Struck  |  Mani and Ruth Subramanian  |  Steve Suo  |  Maurice Tamman  |  Brad Udall  |  Morris Ward  |  Michael Warren  |  Roger Witherspoon  |  Edward Wolf  |  Christine Woodside  |  Todd Woody  |  Sandra Yin

Friend
$5-99

Ashley Ahearn  |  Emilia Askari  |  Adam Aston  |  Nancy Averett  |  Frances Backhouse  |  Kevin Beaty  |  Steven Bedard  |  Sandy Bihn  |  Kari Birdseye  |  Richard Blaustein  |  Erika Bolstad  |  Theresa Braine  |  Jolie Breeden  |  John Briley  |  Chris Bruggers  |  Lynne Buchanan  |  Allison Budner  |  Evan Bush  |  Siri Carpenter  |  Michael Casey  |  Nancy Castaldo  |  Sarah Christianson  |  Anna Ciacciarella  |  Chris Clayton  |  Aaron Cole  |  Chris D'Angelo  |  Kara Davis  |  Liz Devitt  |  Sinjin Eberle  |  Peter Essick  |  Michael Fortune  |  Sharon Friedman  |  Mitch Fry  |  Mindy Fry-Metcalf  |  Nancy Gaarder  |  Beth Gardiner  |  Justin Gerdes  |  Dina Gilio-Whitaker  |  Barbara Grady  |  Ruth Greenspan Bell  |  Elizabeth Gribkoff  |  Liza Gross  |  Brad Helland  |  Tom Henry  |  Johnathan Hettinger  |  Terry Houle  |  Judith Hulka  |  Andy Jacobsohn  |  Nicole Javorsky  |  Susan Jewell  |  Leanne Joy  |  Cheryl Katz  |  Justin Kenney  |  K.M. Kowalski  |  Kimber Langton  |  Betsy Lopez-Wagner  |  Mark MacIntyre  |  Amy Magnafichi Strong  |  Jessica Marshall  |  Susan Marshall  |  Kimiko Martinez  |  Barbara Maynard  |  Robert McClure  |  Andy McGlashen  |  Maureen Mitra  |  Rico Moore  |  Amy Morse  |  Shannon Mullane  |  Gillian Natanagara  |  Lauren Oakes  |  Jim O'Donnell  |  Beth Parke  |  Amanda Peacher  |  Sara Pratt  |  David Prothero  |  Molly Prothero  |  Amy Quinton  |  Rosalind Reid  |  Christopher Rolinson  |  Molly Samuel  |  Stephen Schmid  |  David Senatillaka  |  Alan Septoff  |  Sara Shipley Hiles  |  Randy Showstack  |  Lisa Song  |  David Sternberg  |  Brett Walton  |  Kevin and Victoria Ward  |  Miriam Wasser  |  Jennifer Weeks  |  Joe Wertz  |  Meg Wilcox  |  Clint Wilder  |  Ted Wood  |  Chase Woodruff

 

Host and Sponsors of SEJ's 29th Annual Conference in Fort Collins, Colorado, October 2019

 

Conference Host

Conference Contributors and Sponsors

Visionary Sponsor

Champion Sponsor

Principal Sponsor

Ambassador Sponsor

Supporter Sponsor

Friend Sponsor

 

SEJ 2019 Program and Operating Grants

 

SEJ 2019 Unrestricted Gifts from Any Source

Champion
$5,000+

Anthropocene Institute

Guardian
$2,500-4,999

Bracewell

 

SEJ 2019 Allowed Restricted Gifts

Supporter
$100-499

MilliporeSigma Employee Matching Gifts & Giving (funds designated for The Lizzie Grant)

 

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Past Supporters

 

*   The list does not include names of those who requested anonymity.

 


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Programs and operations of the Society of Environmental Journalists are funded by foundation grants in response to SEJ proposals, media company contributions, earned income, university, media company and foundation sponsorship of the annual conference, occasional regional events, individual donations, and unrestricted contributions of general support up to $15,000 from diverse sources.

SEJ does not seek or accept corporate, advocacy group or government sponsorship of the annual conference. Diverse sources participate in SEJ's annual conference as advertisers, exhibitors and hosts of independent hospitality events. These activities do not designate or constitute program sponsorship. All program agenda choices, editorial choices for publications, winner decisions for fellowships, awards and mini-grant winners are made at the sole discretion of SEJ staff and volunteer program leaders, independent of any organizational revenue source, including foundation underwriters, individual donors, advertisers, exhibitors, and university and media company hosts of annual conferences. For more information on policies of the Society of Environmental Journalists, see www.sej.org/about-sej/financial-policies.

Many foundation grants to SEJ are awarded as general support. Grants received by SEJ for specific projects are based on proposals that originate from SEJ's executive director, with guidance from the Board of Directors. Sources of earned income for the organization include conference registration fees, conference exhibitors, IHEs, and advertisement fees, membership dues, mail list rental, and subscription fees.

As a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization, SEJ files an annual Form 990 with the Internal Revenue Service. The public may also view a copy of the most recent independent audits of SEJ's finances: 2019, 2018, 2017, 2016, 2015, 2014, 2013, 2012, 2011, 2010/2009. In addition, SEJ maintains a current profile on Guidestar and the Charity Directory (formerly, Foundation Source Access).