Our Supporters

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!

Supporting Foundations and Organizations

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

The 11th Hour Project

The San Francisco Foundation

Kailo Fund


V. Kann Rasmussen Foundation

The Christine H. Russell Fund of Columbia Foundation

Orchard House 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

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

Community Foundation for San Benito County

Friedman Family Foundation

Threshold Foundation Food and Farming Funding Circle


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


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: