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Aspen Journalism is supported by individuals and foundations who appreciate the importance of local investigative reporting.

In the interest of transparency we disclose all donations by name, the date received, and the amount.

NewsMatch 2018 donations
(All donations made by Dec. 31, of up to $1,000 (for a total of $25,000), will be matched once by NewsMatch and then matched again by local major donors, which will produce $75,000 for Aspen Journalism. Thank you to all of our donors! Please donate here.)

The Melony and Adam Lewis Advised Fund at the Aspen Community Foundation, 11.11.18, $10,000
Jim Pokrandt, 11.10.18, $100
Hilary Burgess, 11.10.18, $50
Bill Spence and Sue Edelstein, 11.8.18, $1,000
John Keleher, 11.8.18, $25
Mary Dominick and Sven Coomer, 11.6.18, $100
Skip Berhost, 11.6.18, $500
Mary Conover, 11.1.18, $500
George Sibley, 11.1.18, $25
Catherine Lutz, 11.1.18, $25

Previous 2018 donations

Brent Gardner-Smith, 10.31.18, $200
Tim Cooney, 10.30.18, $30
John Orr, 10.20.18, $5
William Jochems, 10.10.18, $100
Hensley and James Peterson, 10.5.18, $250
Dave Reed, 10.1.18, $25
Heather Sackett, 9.27.18, $25
John Orr, 9.20.18, $5
Mark Harvey, 9.11.18, $1,000
John Orr, 8.20.18, $5
Brent Gardner-Smith, 8.13.18, $50
Maggie and Nick DeWolf Foundation, 8.7.18, $1,000
Amory Lovins, 7.20.18, $150
John Orr, 7.20, 18, $5
John Orr, 6.20.18, $5
John Orr, 5.20.18, $5
Ken Ransford, 4.27.18, $1,700
John Orr, 4.20.18, $5
John Orr, 3.20.18, $5
“News Match” 3.6.18, $27,171
Democracy Fund;
John S. and James L. Knight Foundation;
John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation;
Ethics and Excellence in Journalism Foundation; and
the Fund for Nonprofit News at The Miami Foundation
Brent Gardner-Smith, 3.1.18, $30
John Orr, 2.20.18, $5
Walton Family Foundation, 2.16.18, $100,000
Linda and Stewart Resnick via Resnick Foundation, 1.30.18, $2,500
John Orr, 1.20.18, $5
Richard Fallin via Kaye Foundation, 1.17.18, $1,500
Brent Gardner-Smith, 1.7.18, $250
Judith Barnard and Michael Fain, 1.5.18, $500

2017

Brent Gardner-Smith, 2.23.17, $200
Walton Family Foundation, 3.3.17, $100,000
Katie Dahl, 3.16.17, $10
Tim Cooney, 3.13.17, $20
John Masters, 3.28.17, $100
Mark Harvey, 4.26.17, $2,000
Harry Teague, 5.30.17, $1,000
Tim McFlynn, 6.7.17 $100
Maggie and Nick DeWolf Foundation, 6.7.17, $5,000
John McBride, 7.3.17, $1,000
Edgar Boyles, 7.11.17, $100
Mary Dominick-Coomer and Sven Coomer, 7.17.17, $150
Maggie and Nick DeWolf Foundation, 8.8.17, $5,000
Brent Gardner-Smith, 10.5.17, $100
Mark Harvey, 10.11.17, $3,000
John Orr, 10.20.17, $5
Sara Ransford, Arches Foundation, 11.10.17, $250
Catena Foundation, 11.11.17, $15,000
John Orr, 11.20.17, $5
Kay Lima, 10.20.17, $1
Brent Gardner-Smith, 11.21.17, $51
Gavin Dahl, 11.21.17, $25
Mark Harvey, 11.21.17, $200
Brent Gardner-Smith, 11.22.17, $11
Harry Teague, 11.28.17, $51
Loretta Lohman, 11.28.17, $26
Marcella Larsen, 11.28.17, $511
Austin Gardner-Smith, 11.28.17, $103
Paul Menter, 11.28.17, $103
Caroline Bradford, 11.28.17, $103
Jim Pokrandt, 11.28.17, $103
Tim Cooney, 11.28.17, $26
Dave Danforth, 11.28.17, $256
Tim McFlynn, 11.28.17 $256
Catherine Lutz, 11.28.17, $41
Brent Gardner-Smith, 11.29.17 $11
David Hyman, 11.30.17, $103
John McBride, 12.4.17, $1,000
Art Burrows, 12.5.17, $30
Patrick Hunter, 12.5.17, $103
Linda Conger Moore, 12.5.17, $103
Bill Jochems, 12.5.17, $100
Claudia Potamkin, 12.8.17, $100
Bill Spence and Sue Edelstein, 12.6.17, $250
Sara Ransford (Arches Fnd), 12.8.17, $500
Frank Peters, 12.9.17, $500
Sue Cross, 12.9.17, $10
Brent Gardner-Smith, 12.12.17, $11
John Keheler, 12.12.17, $26
Kay Lima, 12.12.17, $2
Stan Bialek, 12.12.17, $50
John Sarpa, 12.12.17, $52
Simon Pinniger, 12.12.17, $105
Ken Ransford, 12.12.17, $250
Harry Teague, 12.12.17, $950
Barbara Reese, 12.12.17, $250
Michael McVoy, 12.12.17, $1,000
Edgar Boyles, 12.13.17, $100
Cristal Logan, 12.13.17, $50
Amory Lovins, 12.14.17, $150
Bruce Berger, 12.14.17, $500
Carol Craig, 12.14.17, $1,000
Peter Looram, 12.14.17, $1,000
Barbara Reese, 12.14.17, $2,563
Robert Pew, 12.16.17, $1,000
Michal Brimm, 12.17.17, $3,000
George Stranahan, 1.18.17, $1,000
Patti Stranahan, 1.18.17, $1,000
Sloan Shoemaker, 12.19.17, $103
Mike Webb, 12.19.17, $103
Joel Scott, 12.19.17, $103
John Orr, 12.20.17, 45
Chuck Ogilby, 12.28.17, $200
Tom Hirsch, 12.20.17, $25
Curtis Robinson, 12.21.17, $1,000
Nina Eisenstat, 12.21.17, $50
Rick Heede, 12.21.17, $52
Miranda Chapman, 12.21.17, $105
Jim DeFrancia, 12.21.17, $103
Toni Zurcher, 12.21.17, $50
George Sibley, 12.21.17, $25
Jon Banks, 12.21.17, $200
Lorenzo Semple, 12.21.17, $25
John and Janie Bennett, 12.22.17, $100
Bob Harris, 12.22.17, $150
Bob Bowden, 12.22.17, $100
Bob Purvis, 12.26.$1,000
Brent Gardner-Smith, 12.26.17, $30
Paulina VanderNoorda, 12.26.17, $75
Marci and Robert Musser, 12.27.17, $500
Gary Wockner, 12.27.17, $26
Phyllis Bronson, 12.27.17, $52
Michael Owsley, 12.27.17, $26
Skip Berhorst, 12.27.17, $155
Glenn Horn, 12.27.17, $100
John Masters, 12.28.17, $50
John McBride, Jr., 12.28,17, $1,000
Kate McBride, 12.28,17, $1,000
Lauri McBride, 12.28.17, $1,000
Pete McBride, 12.28.17, $1,000
Randy Gold, 12.28.17, $25
James and Hensley Peterson, 12.29.17, $258
Mike Otte, 12.29.17, $100
Torie Jarvis, 12.29.17, $26
Andy Stone, 12.30.17, $52
James Campbell, 12.30.17, $100
Tim Westerbeck, 12.30.17, $103
Mark Harvey, 12.30.17, $500
Lynda Lynch, 12.30.17, $100
Steve Skinner, 12.31.17, $50
Lisa Tasker, 12.30.17, $25
Rhett Armstrong, 12.31.17, $75
Chip Comins, 12.31.17, $100
Sara Garton, 12.31.17, $50
Michael Hassig, 12.31.17, $100
Brent Gardner-Smith, 12.31.17, $100
Ann Knight, 12.31.17, $500
Tim McFlynn, 12.31.17, $100
Dave Nixa, 12.31.17, $25
Bob and Ruth Wade, via Ute Mountaineer, 12.31.17, $100

2016

Carol Craig, 1.4.16, $1,932
Michael McVoy, 1.4.16, $1,000
R.J. Gallahger, 1.4.16, $1,000
Curtis Robinson, 1.28.16, $1,000
Margulf Foundation, 2.25.16, $50,000
Walton Family Foundation, 3.30.16, $100,000
John McBride (ABC Foundation) 10.19.16, $1,000
Sara Ransford (Arches Foundation), 11.30.16, $250
Michal Brimm (Martens Foundation), 12.27.16, $3,000

2015

George Stranahan, 1.6.15, $25,000
Mark Harvey, 1.6.15, $5,000
Michael McVoy, 1.6.15, $250
Michal Brimm (Martens Foundation), 1.6.15, $2,000
Carol Craig, 1.27.16, $1,508
Margulf Foundation, 3.26.17, $50,000
Brett Family Foundation, 5.8.15, $2,500
Bob Bowden, 6.10.15, $1,000
Nick DeWolf Foundation, 6.15.15, $5,000
Walter Isaacon, 8.28.15, $1,000
Tim McFlynn, 10.19.15, $250
John McBride (ABC Foundation), 10.19.15, $1,000
George Stranahan, 10.19.15, $25,000
Mark Harvey, 11.17.15, $3,000
Sara Ransford (Arches Foundation), 12.1.15, $250
Michal Brimm (Martens Foundation), 12.15.15, $4,000
David Berhorst, 12.30.15, $300

2014

Institute for Nonprofit News, 1.7.14, $228.06
Paulina VanderNoorda, 1.17.14, $100
MarGulf Foundation, 1.17.14, $50,000
Virgina Newtown, 1.18.14, $25
Catto Foundation, 2.21.14, $7,483
Institute for Nonprofit News, 2.24.14, $535.90
Brent Gardner-Smith, 2.25.14, $50
Tim Hurd, 3.5.14, $1
Alpenglow Foundation, 3.21.13, $17,517
Lee Mulcahy, 5.20.14, $250
Aspen Daily News, 6.2.14, $1,260
Sara Garton, 6.14.14, $50
Brett Family Foundation, 7.14.14, $3,000
Aspen Daily News, 9.8.14, $2,590
Mel Blumenthal, 10.7.14, $500
Mark Harvey (Maki Foundation, 10.7.14, $3,000
John Fullerton (Fullerton Family Fnd), 11.10.14, $10,000
Brent Gardner-Smith, 11.8.14, $50
Michal Brimm (Martens Foundation), 12.18.14, $3,000
Sara Ransford (Arches Foundation), 12.17.14, $500
Walton Family Foundation, 12.30.14, $25,000
Harry Teague, 12.30.14, $1,000
Edgar Boyles, 12.30.14, $3,000
Michal Brimm (Martens Foundation, 12.30.14, $3,000
John Orr, periodically, $45

2013

Tim McFlynn, 4.2.13, $100
Brent Gardner-Smith, 4.14.13, $50
Paulina VanderNoorda, 5.7.13, $50
Ernie Ashley, 6.28.13, $250
Brett Family Foundation, 7.19.13, $2,500
T. Reeve, 8.13.13, $100
Edgar Boyles, 8.14.13, $100
Mary Dominick, 8.30.13, $150
Nick DeWolf Foundation, 8.30.13, $10,000
James Peterson, 9.3.13, $250
Rosemarie Lavendar, 9.5.13, $250
Pam Moore, 9.9.13, $2,500
C. Thompson, 9.10.13, $100
Linda Conger Moore, 9.16.13, $1,500
Dennis Vaughn, 9.18.13, $250
Lila LaHood, 10.1.13, $40
Valery Kelly, 10.4.13, $2,500
Brent Gardner-Smith, 10.7.13, $50
Paul Andersen, 10.10.13, $50
Greg Poschman, 10.14.13, $50
Harry Teague, 10.15.13, $100
Craig Blomquist, 10.16.13, $100
John McBride, 10.24.12, $12,500
Mark Harvey, 10.31.13, $3,000
Bruce Berger, 11.9.13, $250
Frank Peters, 11.1.13, $100
Walton Family Foundation, 11.19.13, $42,500
Michal Brimm (Martens Foundation), 12.3.13, $5,000
George Stranahan, 12.6.13, $25,000
New-Land Foundation, 12.9.13, $10,000
Sara Ransford (Arches Foundation), 12.16.13, $500
Ginny Galicianao, 12.10, 13, $25

2012

Brett Family Foundation, 6.26.12, $2,500
Nick DeWolf Foundation, 9.12.12, $25,000
John McBride (ABC Foundation), 11.15.13, $25,000
KNBC Moore, 12.13.12, $2,500

2011

Manaus Foundation, 1.11.11, $55,000
Thrift Shop of Aspen, 5.13.11, $10,000
Manaus Foundation, 8.30.11, $2,500
John McBride (Sopris Foundation), 10.24.11, $25,000
Joanne Lyons, 11.10.11, $50,000
Nick DeWolf Foundation, 11.10.11, $20,000
Michal Brimm (Martens Foundation), 11.30.11, $2,500