SEJ Funding Sources — Thank You to Our Donors

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 (2013, 2012, 2011, 2010/2009) and Annual Report of Activities. Older Annual Reports and Form 990s are posted here. In addition, SEJ maintains a current profile on Guidestar and the Charity Directory (formerly, Foundation Source Access).

SEJ 2014-2015 Funding Sources:

 

SEJ 2014-15 Grants:

$75,000-149,999

$25,000-74,999

$5,000 - 24,999

 

SEJ 2015 Conference Host and Primary Sponsor

 

SEJ President Don Hopey thanks 2014 Annual Conference attendees
in New Orleans for pledged gifts.

SEJ 2015 All Gifts from Individuals*

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SEJ 2014 Conference Contributors

 

SEJ 2014 All Gifts from Individuals*

 

Guardian
$2,501-10,000

Raina Brubaker & Jessica Hough  |  Corinne Irwin

Sustainer
$1,001-2,500

Jim Detjen  |  Dan Fagin  |  Harold Gordner  |  Cheryl Hogue  |  Damon Horn and Meaghan Parker  |  Frank Maisano  |  Rebecca Rimel  |  Carolyn Whetzel

Patron
$501-1,000

Joya Banerjee  |  Christine and James Bruggers  |  Jeanne Cragin  |  Steve Hansen  |  Marilyn Heiman  |  Jay Letto  |  Sara Shipley Hiles  |  Peter Seidel  |  Peter Thomson

Supporter
$251-500

Ashley Ahearn  |  Adam Aston  |  Jennifer Bogo  |  Glenda Booth  |  John Carey  |  Jane Danowitz  |  John Franzen  |  Sharon Friedman  |  Amy Gulick  |  Matt Newberry  |  John Ryan  |  Raisa Scriabine  |  Margaret Walsh  |  Tim Wheeler  |  Imogen Zethoven

Supporter
$101-250

Roger Archibald  |  Tony Barboza  |  Perry Beeman  |  Kellyn Betts  |  Annie-Laurie Blair  |  Jane Braxton Little  |  Nancy Brendlinger  |  John Carey  |  Saul Chernos  |  Abigail Clark  |  Don Corrigan  |  Tamara DiCaprio  |  Lovely Dhillon  |  Barbara Fraser  |  Jennifer Gill  |  Gordon Heinrichs  |  Edrie Irvine  |  Andrea Kavanagh  |  Catherine Lazaroff  |  Randy Loftis  |  Christopher Mann  |  Robert McClure  |  Kristy Miller  |  Beth Parke  |  Bruce Ritchie  |  Kathleen (Kate) Sheppard  |  Dawn Stover  |  Hema Subramanian  |  Susan Whitmore  |  Loretta Williams  |  Christine Woodside

Friend
$51-100

Cynthia Barnett  |  Elaine Bauman  |  Nancy Bazilchuk  |  Charles Bernstein  |  Winifred Bird  |  Kevin Brubaker  |  Jeff Burnside  |  Russell Clemings  |  Murray Coffey  |  Charmaine Coimbra  |  Deborah Cramer  |  Kate Cutler  |  Anthony Davis  |  Mark Davis  |  Vicki Day  |  Kay Deans  |  Maria Dolan  |  Peter Dykstra  |  Mary Engel  |  Kymberly Escobar  |  Dustin Felix  |  Nancy Gaarder  |  Daniel Goroff  |  Tim Greyhavens  |  Sharon Guynup  |  Stephen and Miriam Helfgott  |  Don Hopey  |  Charles Hudson  |  Sandra Imsand  |  Mathew Jacobson  |  Alison Jones  |  Jane Kay  |  Karen Kellow  |  Joanna Knight  |  Alicia LaPorte  |  Tony Livernois  |  John Manuel  |  Frances Martin  |  Richard Mauer  |  Patricia McKnight  |  Susan Moran  |  Kristin Ohlson  |  Sharon Oosthoek  |  Andi Pearl  |  Sylvianne Roberge  |  Erik Robinson  |  Joanne Rosenbush  |  Cristine Russell  |  Thomas St. Hilaire  |  Susan Sharon  |  Lauren Siegel  |  Alice Slayton Clark  |  Mary Sonis  |  Sheryl Swingley  |  Karen Thornburg  |  Roy Wallace  |  Thomas Wallace  |  Lena Wegner  |  Rhonda White  |  Elisabeth Whitebread

Friend
$26-50

Emilia Askari  |  Roberta Attanasio  |  Ronald Bailey  |  Lester Baxter  |  Hal Bernton  |  Steven Bingler  |  Jane Braxton Little  |  Jon Campbell  |  Christine Chilicas-Davis  |  Kris Christen  |  Shelby Dagis  |  Joseph Davis  |  Dennis Dimick  |  Thomas DiStefano  |  Sharon Evans  |  Peter Fairley  |  Erica Gies  |  Christy George  |  John Gilroy  |  Laura Greenstein  |  Barbara Haig  |  David Helvarg  |  Susan Hess  |  Jennie Hommel  |  Susan Jewell  |  Jennifer Jordan  |  Elizabeth Karan  |  Michael Keating  |  Sandra Kelly  |  Margaret Klein  |  Michael Kodas  |  Lyndsey Langsdale  |  Alex Levinson  |  Judith Lewis Mernit  |  Vincent Livernois  |  Li Lovett  |  Laura McGloin  |  Sunshine Menezes  |  Bernardo Motta  |  Judy Ostrow  |  Jacob Park  |  Molly Peterson  |  Amy Quinton  |  Susan Roberts  |  Morgan Robinson  |  Susan Sharon  |  Kitty Sherwin  |  Velma Smith  |  Sara Sneath  |  Ron Steffens  |  Douglas Struck  |  Meera Subramanian  |  Michael Svoboda  |  Ruta Teismann  |  Bijal Trivedi  |  Christi Turner  |  Judith Wallace  |  Sarah Webb  |  Gail Wesson  |  Matthew Wheeland  |  Margaret Wilcox  |  Mary Woodsen  |  Chelsea Wald  |  Sara Warner  |  Clint Wilder  |  Karen Wolf  |  Joshua Zaffos

Friend
$5-25

John Anderson  |  Adam Aston  |  Elizabeth Batt  |  Robert Beech  |  Marnee Benson  |  Allen Best  |  Kimberly Blair  |  Erika Bolstad  |  Amy Charney  |  Claire Christian  |  Irene Chung  |  Gretchen Cooley  |  Osha Davidson  |  Amy de Jong  |  Sally Deneen  |  Elizabeth Devitt  |  Emily Dooley  |  Marc Ehrhardt  |  Gayle Fitzgerald-Geller  |  Reid Frazier  |  Tom Fulks  |  Justin Gerdes  |  John Gibbons  |  Polita Glynn  |  Isabelle Groc  |  Roberto Guerra  |  Jessica Hodge  |  Heather Hufton  |  Hyrum Huskey  |  Antonio Iallonardo  |  Dan Jannone  |  Diana Jordan  |  Elizabeth Judge  |  Corliss Karasov  |  Natasha Khan  |  Charlotte Kidd  |  Dan Klotz  |  Ryan Koronowski  |  Henry B. Lacey  |  David Lawrence  |  Jennifer Lay  |  Francine Less  |  Naomi Lubick  |  James Mathews  |  Lucy McMorris  |  Maureen Mitra  |  Jennifer Oladipo  |  Patrick Parenteau  |  Janet Pelley  |  Lisa Plotkin  |  Lynn Poole  |  Deborah Porchivina  |  Scot Quaranda  |  Lynne Roberts  |  Anne Rosenthal  |  Karen Schaefer  |  James Schwab  |  Demian Sims  |  Ramona Smith  |  Patricia Steele  |  Sandra Stoneham  |  Mac Sutherlin  |  Judith Sylvester  |  Sarah Terry-Cobo  |  Ann Tihansky  |  Dave Walsh  |  Amy Westervelt Girvan  |  Florence Williams

 

SEJ 2014 Memorial Gifts**

Elyssa Rosen Memorial Mentoring Program Fund
 

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Past Supporters

 

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

** Donations to special campaigns and memorial funds are listed on this page under All Gifts from Individuals and again on the respective campaign page.


 

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