Give more, get more: our Membership tiers

The Stoop

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The Coop

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The Roof

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Giving Circles

THE CITY’s Giving Circles provide our newsroom with the support it needs to thrive for years to come. Circle members receive all the benefits of “The Roof,” in addition to exclusive recognition on our website, our annual report and preferred access to all of THE CITY’s events.


Website and Annual Report Recognition


Website and Annual Report Recognition


Website and Annual Report Recognition

To DONATE by mail, reach out to for details.

Our work is free to all and does not require a subscription. Instead of charging for access, we rely on the generosity of members, donors and sponsors. No amount is too small.

As a member, you’ll receive insider briefings from THE CITY’s editors and invitations to STOOP SESSIONS held in all five boroughs. Membership also includes an invitation to FIVE BOROUGHS: THE CITY FORUM – an annual members event for discussion and debate of the topics that matter most to New Yorkers.

THE CITY is applying for recognition by the IRS as a not for profit 501c3 charitable organization. In the meantime, your donation to THE CITY is tax deductible to the full extent of the law through our fiscal sponsorship agreement with the Lenfest Institute for Journalism, a project of TPF Special Assets Fund, which is recognized by the IRS as a not for profit 501c3 charitable organization.

If you would like to support THE CITY from your Donor Advised Fund, please direct your support to our fiscal sponsor, the Lenfest Institute for Journalism and indicate that your gift is for THE CITY.  Lenfest’s formal name and tax identification number are as follows:

Name: TPF Special Assets Fund/Lenfest Institute for Journalism
Tax Identification Number: 04-3731829