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The Notebook's supporters

The Notebook thanks the members, donors, funders, advertisers, and volunteers who support the Notebook.

Foundations/grants (2013)

Barra Foundation
Elaine and Vincent Bell Foundation
Communities for Public Education Reform
Douty Foundation
Samuel S. Fels Fund
Hamilton Family Foundation
Thomas Skelton Harrison Foundation (for coverage of school closings)
Allen Hilles Fund
John S. and James L. Knight Foundation
William Penn Foundation
The Philadelphia Foundation
Wells Fargo Foundation
Henrietta Tower Wurts Memorial

Donors and Members

Thank you to hundreds of individual donors and Notebook members! Your contributions help sustain the Notebook.

The following individuals gave $1,000 or more to the Notebook in 2012-13 (fiscal year ending June 30, 2013):

  • Judy Adamson and Fred Jackes

  • Mamie Bruce

  • Jolley Bruce Christman

  • Mary Goldman

  • Phil Goldsmith

  • James and Susan Lytle

  • Dina Portnoy

  • Len Rieser and Fernando Chang-Muy

  • Susan Schewel

  • Francesca Seidita

  • Paul Socolar and Sukey Blanc

  • Scott and Nan Langen Steketee

  • Lynne and Bert Strieb

  • Betsey and Michael Useem

  • Betsy and David Wice

The following organizations and businesses gave $1,000 or more to the Notebook in 2012-13 (fiscal year ending June 30, 2013):

  • Achievement House Cyber Charter School

  • Alliance of Charter School Employees

  • Arcadia University

  • Camelot Schools

  • City of Philadelphia Activities Fund

  • Committee of Seventy

  • Communities in Schools of Philadelphia

  • Drexel University School of Education

  • La Salle University

  • The Maramont Corporation

  • Philadelphia Education Fund

  • Philadelphia Federation of Teachers

  • Philadelphia Youth Network

  • Saint Joseph's University: Graduate Arts & Sciences

  • Villanova University, Graduate Studies

  • WHYY/NewsWorks


The Notebook thanks the “Friends of the Notebook,” our school-based volunteers who help us distribute the paper at individual schools. Learn how to become a Friend of the Notebook.

The Notebook also thanks the many volunteers who provide editorial assistance and Web site development for the paper.

The Notebook offers internship opportunities year-round in various aspects of journalism and production.

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