Our Supporters

Sustainer Circle, Community Members, Foundations, Organizations, and Event Sponsors

Meet the supporters who make our work possible! Without them, we wouldn't be able to create innovative and cooperative solutions to our destructive economic systems. Check out our sustainer circlecommunity members, foundations, organizations, and event sponsors below!

Sustainer Circle

Sustainable Economies Law Center Sustainers make an indispensable $500 yearly contribution to our programs. To show our appreciation, members receive invitations to special Sustainer happy hours and networking events, free or discounted admission to our workshops and webinars, acknowledgment on the Center’s website, and the occasional cartoon thank you! To join, please donate here or contact us with questions.

Sustainable Economies Law Center thanks the following Sustainers for their generous support!

SPZ Law Firm

Kustov & Associates, Inc., Certified Public Accountants

Han and De Leon, Attorneys at Law

Opterra Law

Donahue Gallagher Woods LLP  

Cohousing California

Lisa Gansky

Claiborne Deming Jr

Linda Alvarez, Attorney

Catherine Stephens

Bolt Keenley, Attorneys at Law

Tammera Wells

Cameron Holland, Attorney

Stacey Sullivan

Charity Kenyon & Mike Eaton

Jackie and Tom Orsi

Jennifer Orthwein

Carolyn North

Springmeyer Law

Rachel Dodson

Laurel Kilgour

Chaffin Luhana, LLP

Linda Barrera 

Nancy Chen Ray

Frederick Hertz

Casey Williams

Josephine Kim

Kishan Thapar

Immigration Law of Montana, P.C.


Community Members

Just as importantly, we are also supported by hundreds of humble yet indispensable donations every month. Community Members make a monthly contribution to sustain our work for as little as $5 month. It's like a CSA for more just and resilient communities! Find out more about joining our growing community of supporters here. Because our community of support has grown so much, we've struggled to keep an updated list everyone's name here. Please know you are seen and deeply appreciated! 

Foundations and Supporting Organizations

We thank the following organizations and foundations for their current or past support:

  • The 11th Hour Project

  • The San Francisco Foundation

  • Center for Cultural Innovation (CCI) AmbitioUS Initiative
  • Kailo Fund

  • Ashoka

  • V. Kann Rasmussen Foundation

  • Rainbow Grocery Cooperative
  • Left Tilt Fund

  • University of California Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education Program (UC SAREP)

  • RSF Social Finance

  • Northern California Grassroots Environmental Fund of the Rose Foundation

  • Elias Foundation

  • Firedoll Foundation

  • Appleby Foundation

  • SHIFT / Schecter Family Foundation

  • War Taxes Redirected by the People’s Life Fund

  • Gaia Fund

  • Clarence E. Heller Charitable Foundation

  • Clif Bar Family Foundation

  • Eaton Kenyon Fund of the Sacramento Region Community Foundation

  • Friedman Family Foundation

  • Threshold Foundation Food and Farming Funding Circle

  • Patagonia

  • Skadden Fellowship Foundation

  • Borchard Foundation

  • Y&H Soda Foundation

  • van Löben Sels/RembeRock Foundation

  • The Christensen Fund

  • Thriving Resilient Communities Collaboratory

  • Sidney Stern Memorial Trust

  • Full Circle Fund

  • The Cooperative Foundation

  • Moxie Foundation

  • Legal Services Trust Fund Program (State Bar of California)

  • Skoll Fund & Foundation

  • Globetrotter Foundation NoRegrets Initiative

  • Restorative Economies Fund

  • Morrison & Foerster Foundation

  • eBay Foundation Global Give Grant

  • W.K. Kellogg Foundation

  • Beneficial State Bank/ Beneficial State Foundation

  • Lisa & Douglas Goldman Fund

  • Kresge Foundation

Event Sponsors

Much gratitude to the following institutions for underwriting our annual fall celebration and new economy showcase!

11th Hour Project

Arizmendi Assocation of Cooperatives

Beneficial State Foundation

Thanks to our Partners and Collaborators: