2012 Funders List

The Urban Institute receives funding from federal, state, and local governments to conduct research, evaluate programs, and offer technical assistance. It also receives philanthropic contributions from individuals, foundations, and corporations. This funding supports Urban's research, outreach and engagement, and general operating activities.

Urban strives for the highest standards of integrity and quality in its research, analyses, and policy recommendations. Urban scholars believe that independence, rigor, and transparency are essential to upholding those values.

Funders do not determine research findings or influence scholars' conclusions. As an organization, the Urban Institute does not take positions on issues. Urban scholars and experts are independent and empowered to share their evidence-based views and recommendations shaped by research.

Urban's annual revenue for the year totaled $75.6 million. Expenses totaled $75.3 million. This chart shows the breakdown of funding sources in 2012.

The Urban Institute gratefully acknowledges the support of the following funders.
(These figures reflect revenue in fiscal year 2012.)

$1,000,000 and above
U.S. Agency for International Development
Annie E. Casey Foundation
U.S. Department of Agriculture
U.S. Department of Education
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development
U.S. Department of Justice
U.S. Department of Labor
Ford Foundation
Jobs for the Future
John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation
Kresge Foundation
Price Family Charitable Fund
Robert Wood Johnson Foundation

$500,000 to $999,999
Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation
Consumer Financial Protection Bureau
U.S. Department of the Treasury
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation
Millennium Challenge Corporation
NeighborWorks America
Smith Richardson Foundation
U.S. Social Security Administration

$250,000 to $499,000
AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety
Alfred P. Sloan Foundation
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
Community Solutions Group
European Bank for Reconstruction and Development
Feeding America
National Endowment for the Arts
Rockefeller Foundation
State of New York
Stoneman Family Foundation
World Bank

$100,000 to $249,000
America's Promise
Bank of America Charitable Foundation
California HealthCare Foundation
Center for Partnership Studies
Charles Stewart Mott Foundation
Commonwealth Fund
Community Foundation of the National Capital Region
Corporation for National and Community Service
DC Public Schools
U.S. Department of Homeland Security
U.S. Department of State
Energy Foundation
Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation
Federal National Mortgage Association
Foundation for a Healthy Kentucky
Habitat for Humanity
Internal Revenue Service
Latin American Youth Center
Living Cities
Medicaid and CHIP Payment and Access Commission
Peter G. Peterson Foundation
Pew Charitable Trusts
Popplestone Foundation
Pretrial Services Agency for the District of Columbia
Public Welfare Foundation
State of Washington
United Nations Office for Project Services
University of California, San Diego
W.K. Kellogg Foundation
Washington Area Women's Foundation

$50,000 to $99,999
Adam Abram
Denmark Ministry of Foreign Affairs
Edna McConnell Clark Foundation
Health Strategies of New Hampshire, Inc.
Heinz Endowments
Missouri Foundation for Health
Rockefeller Family Fund
Lenfest Foundation
Louis Simpson
State of Ohio
U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission
William and Flora Hewlett Foundation

$25,000 to $49,999
Alaskan Native Tribal Health Consortium
Association for Utah Community Health
Bauman Foundation
Bipartisan Policy Center
Cafritz Foundation
Center for American Progress
David and Lucile Packard Foundation
DC Office for Human Rights
DC Promise Neighborhood Initiative
Dege Consult ApS
Empire Health Foundation
Jamie S. Gorelick
National Institutes of Health
New America Foundation
Nonprofit Association of the Midlands
Princeton University
Joshua Rales
Rasmuson Foundation
Rockefeller Philanthropy Advisors
Surdna Foundation
Swiss Confederation
United Nations Development Programme
Universal Health Foundation of Connecticut
Washington State Department on Early Learning

$10,000 to $24,999
Arjay R. and Frances F. Miller Foundation
Afsaneh Beschloss
Children Now
Community Foundation for Brevard
Community Foundation for Northern Virginia
Eugene and Agnes E. Meyer Foundation
Richard C. Green
Hague Academy for Local Governance
Health Policy Institute of Ohio
Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
Horning Family Fund
Calvin Johnson
Beth Kobliner and David E. Shaw
Bruce and Leslie McNair
Medicare Payment Advisory Commission
Mary John Miller
Ministry of Interior Affairs, Albania
Annette Nazareth
Robert P. and Arlene R. Kogod Family Foundation
Leslie B. Samuels
Leonard Schaeffer
Santa Fe Community Foundation
Virginia Health Care Foundation

$5,000 to $9,999
Amarillo Area Foundation
Mark Aronchick
Aspen Community Foundation
Donald Baer
Center Health Policy Development
Community Advocates
DC Housing Finance Agency
Fairfax County , Virginia
Fargo- Moorhead Area Foundation
Joel Fleishman
Marne Levine
Marguerite Casey Foundation
Neighborhood Centers Inc.
Peninsula Community Foundation
Michael Schler
Robert Solow
Wakely Consulting Group
Wellmark, Inc.
Judy Woodruff

Up to $4,999
Arnold and Roseanne Altshuler
William Alsup III
Richard Anklam
David Autor
Rodney Berens
Rebecca Blank
Erskine Bowles
Andrew Brimmer
Chas Cadwell
Center for Community Change
Henry Cisneros
Concord Coalition
Elizabeth Cronen
Elliott Dubin
Richard Evans
France-Merrick Foundation
Harvey Galper
Helen Gibson
Barry Groebel
Fernando and Beverly Guerra
Carla Hills
Freeman Hrabowski
Sue Jean Kim
James and Elsie Klumpner
Steven Locke
Bridget Lowell
Lutheran Social Services of the National Capital Area
N. Gregory Mankiw
Donald Marron
Peter Merrill
James Mitchell
Michelle Moga
Annette Nellen
Melvin Oliver
Pamela Pecarich
Michael Reilly
Robert Reischauer
Lois Rice
Thomas Riesenberg
Howard Roark
John Rogers
Sarah Rosen Wartell
Mark Rosenman
Kim Rueben
Kathy Ruffing
Buzz Sawyer
Jeffrey Schragg
Silicon Valley Community Foundation
Richard Smith
John and Susan Thompson
Steven Tillinger
Jeremy Travis
Margery Turner
Robert Weinberger
Philip R. West
Anthony Williams and Diane Simmons

The Urban Institute apologizes for any omissions or errors in recognizing our generous supporters.

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