Metcalf Institute donors’ generous contributions allow us to improve the quality and frequency of environmental news coverage. We gratefully acknowledge the individuals, agencies, and foundations whose donations expand public understanding of science and the environment.

The following donors and funders supported Metcalf Institute in Fiscal Year 2017:

Anonymous Fund at The Boston Foundation
Mr. and Mrs. Richard Abrams
Mr. and Mrs. Michael Baldwin
Mr. David Baron
Drs. Paula Bontempi and Whitley Saumweber
Ms. Karen A. Bordeleau
Mr. and Mrs. Elizabeth H. Brainard II
Mr. and Mrs. John Braitmayer
Mr. Thomas A. Buffum, Jr.
Ms. Marjorie Catanzaro
Mr. and Mrs. James Childs
Mr. Charles A. Coolidge, III
Ms. Gertrude Coxe and Mr. James Gaffney
Dr. Meghan F. Cronin
Mr. and Mrs. Jeffrey Cryan
Mrs. Sophie Danforth
Ms. Cornelia Dean
Ms. Rosa F. Dee
Ms. Elizabeth Devitt
Ms. Eleanor F. Earle
Ms. Ambar Espinoza
Ms. Rebecca Evans
Ms. Susan Farady
Ms. Colleen Fitzpatrick
Ms. Courtney Flatt
Ms. Kathie Florsheim
Mrs. Judith Cooley Foster
Dr. Jennifer Francis
Mr. Rick Gaffney
Mr. and Mrs. Elbridge T. Gerry, Jr.
Ms. Gail Ginnetty
Dr. Rebecca Robinson Graham and Mr. Dennis Graham
Mr. and Mrs. Rudolph Hempe
Ms. Sara Hickox
Mr. John Howell, Jr.
Dr. Lloyd Irland
Ms. Mari Jensen
Mr. and Mrs. Howard Kilguss
Ms. Rona Kobell
Ms. Rebecca Kramer
Mr. and Mrs. Fraser A. Lang
Mr. and Mrs. Robert Leeson, Jr.
Mr. Richard Lisle
Mr. and Mrs. Christopher Little, Esq.
Mr. George Lord and Family
Mr. John G. Lord
Mrs. Mary Ann Lord
Ms. Annie Sherman Luke
Dr. Elena B. Martin
Ms. Hope I. Mauran
Mr. and Mrs. Marco Menezes
Dr. Sunshine Menezes
Mrs. Charlotte Metcalf
Mr. and Mrs. James H. Metcalf, Jr.
Ms. Lucy Metcalf
Ms. Teresa Metcalf
Ms. Kendall Moore and Mr. Brian Browne
Murray Family Charitable Foundation
Ms. Louise M. Nadler
Mr. Paul C. Nicholson, Jr.
Drs. Michael and Kelly Pennell
Ms. Molly Peterson
Pew Charitable Trusts+
Dr. and Mrs. Michael E.Q. Pilson
The Prospect Hill Foundation+
Ms. Ann Rabuse
Dr. and Mrs. Robert Rheault
Mr. Hays H. Rockwell
Mr. and Mrs. Craig Richardson
Mr. and Mrs. Jackson Robinson
Drs. Tatiana Rynearson and Susanne Menden-Deuer
Ms. Deborah Salamone
Mr. Richard Salit
Mr. William Saltonstall
Mr. Mark Schleifstein
Ms. Barinetta Scott
Ms. Laura Sellers
Mr. Robert B. Semple Jr.
Ms. Sarah Sharpe
Mr. and Mrs. Henry Sharpe, Jr.
Mr. and Mrs. Henry Sharpe, III
Sharpe Family Foundation
Mr. Robert M. Silk
Ms. Lisa Song
Mr. Henry B. Spencer
Mr. Daniel Sprague
Mr. Frederick W. Stolle, Jr. and Ms. Esther Solondz
Mr. and Mrs. Peter Stone
Mr. and Mrs. Roger D. Stone
Mr. Prentice K. Stout
Dr. Cynthia Suchman
Mr. Peter Thomson and Ms. Edith Buhs
Mr. and Mrs. Nicholas Thorndike
Thread Rolling Inc. (via 1% for the Planet)
Mrs. Pamela M. Thye
Mr. Robert Vanderslice and Ms. Margaret Kerr
Ms. Bina Venkataraman
Ms. Chelsea Wald
Mr. Morris A. Ward
Ms. Christine G. Woodside and Mr. Nat Eddy
Ms. Alexandra Witze
Ms. Elizabeth G. Wylie
Mr. Dominick Yanchunas
Metcalf Institute FY2016 programs and operating costs were supported by the following funders:
Center for Dark Energy Biosphere Investigations
Grantham Foundation for Protection of the Environment
Island Foundation
Meterials Research Society
National Science Foundation
Rhode Island NSF Experimental Program to Stimulate Competitive Research
URI Office of Marine Programs
URI College of Environment and Life Sciences
In-kind support was provided by:

Society of Environmental Journalists
URI Graduate School of Oceanography