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
Mr. and Mrs. James Bowers
Mr. and Mrs. Edward C. Brainard, II
Mr. and Mrs. John Braitmayer
Ms. Caitlin Chaffee
Mr. and Mrs. Charles A. Coolidge, III
Ms. Trudy Coxe and Mr. Jim Gaffney
Mr. and Mrs. Jeffrey Cryan+
Mr. and Mrs. Murray S. Danforth, III
Ms. Laura Daverio*
Mrs. Rosa Flores Dee*
Ms. Julia Kumari Drapkin*
Ms. Rachel Ehrenberg*
Mr. Robert Eshelman*
Ms. Ambar Espinoza*
Ms. Rebecca Evans*
Ms. Colleen Fitzpatrick
Ms. Kathie Florsheim*
Dr. Jennifer Francis and Mr. Peter Francis
Ms. Christy George*
Ms. Gail Ginnetty
Ms. Cailin Goldberg-Meehan
Mr. Christopher Hamblett
Mr. and Mrs. Rudolph A. Hempe#
Mr. Joseph C. Hoopes, Jr.
Mr. John I. Howell, Jr.@
Mr. and Mrs. John Howland
Ms. Mari Jensen*
Mr. and Mrs. Howard Kilguss
Ms. Rona Kobell*
Ms. Katharine Larsen
Ms. Madeline Lauria*
Mr. and Mrs. Robert Leeson, Jr.#
Mr. and Mrs. Christopher H. Little
Mrs. Mary Ann Lord
Mr. George Lord and Family+
Mr. John G. Lord
Ms. Susan Marcus
Ms. Catalina Martinez
Mr. Benjamin McCleary
Mr. and Mrs. Marco Menezes
Dr. Sunshine Menezes
Mrs. Charlotte Metcalf #
Mr. Manton B. Metcalf, III
Ms. Vera M. Metcalf
Ms. Lucy Metcalf @
The Murray Family Charitable Foundation
Mr. Paul Coe Nicholson, Jr.
Ms. Meaghan O’Neill*
Ms. Rosamund Palmer+
Mr. Thomas P. Palmer
Ms. Melissa Pamer*
Mr. Herbert Paris
Mr. and Mrs. Carl Peterson
Ms. Molly Peterson*
Mr. and Mrs. Timothy Philbrick
Ms. Ann Rabuse+
Mr. and Mrs. Jackson W. Robinson
Dr. Rebecca Robinson and Mr. Dennis Graham
The Rev. and Mrs. Hays H. Rockwell
Drs. Tatiana Rynearson* and Susanne Menden-Deuer *@
Mr. Rich Salit*
Mr. and Mrs. Mark Schleifstein*
Mr. Erik W. Schwartz*
Ms. Elizabeth J. Scott
Mr. and Mrs. Henry Sharpe, Jr.
Ms. Sarah Sharpe
The Sharpe Family Foundation
Ms. Louise Sheldon
Ms. Annie Sherman Luke*
Ms. Kate Siber*
Ms. Holly Smith
Mr. Matthew Smith*
Mr. Daniel Sprague
Mr. and Mrs. Roger D. Stone
Dr. Cynthia Suchman
Mr. Peter Thomson* and Ms. Edith Buhs
Ms. Pamela M. Thye#
Ms. Amelia Urry*
Ms. Chelsea Wald*
Mr. Dominick Yanchunas*
Ms. Manuela Zoninsein* and Mr. Andy Dunn+

* Metcalf Institute alumni
# Gifts to Metcalf Institute’s Annual Fund and the Metcalf Institute Endowment Fund
@ Gift to the Michael P. Metcalf Institute Endowment Fund
+ Gift made in honor of this person

Metcalf Institute FY2017 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
Materials 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