The Baltimore Urban Debate League would like to thank the following organizations for their generous support. These supporters, in addition to our many committed individual donors, make our work possible.

David Castro

Foundation Support

Aaron & Lillie Straus Fund

ABELL Foundation

Alison & Arnold Richman Family Fund

Alvin and Fanny B. Thalheimer Foundation

Anna M. Dopkin Charitable Gift Fund

Annie E. Casey Foundation

Arthur N. Rupe Foundation

Baltimore Community Foundation

Baltimore Women’s Giving Circle

Bonsal Family Fund

Brigitte-Donald Manekin Philanthropic Fund

Brown Foundation

Bush Institute Fund

Charles Crane Family Foundation

Clayton Baker Trust

Family League of Baltimore City

Fund For Populations At Risk

Gina B/Daniel B Hirschhorn Fund

Goldseker Foundation

Goldsmith Family Foundation

Harry and Jeannette Weinberg Foundation

Henry and Ruth Blaustein Rosenberg Fund

Herbert Beauman Foundation

Hoffberger Family Philanthropies

Howard L Sollins & Barbara M Resnick Family Fund

John J. Leidy Foundation

Johns Hopkins Neighborhood Fund

Kevin Spacey Foundation

Krieger Foundation

Lockhart Vaughan Foundation

Michael A Cardin Philanthropic Fund

Open Society Institute

Peter Bowe and Barbara Stewart Fund

Robert W. Deutsch Foundation

Susan A & Paul C Wolman Jr. Fund

Susan O Smeragliuolo Charitable Fund

Suzanne F. Cohen Foundation

Sylvan/Laureate Foundation

The Associated: Special Opportunities Fund

The Macht Fund of The Associated

The Marion I. & Henry J. Knott Foundation

William G Baker Fund

Zimmerman Family Fund


Corporate Sponsors

Aegon TransAmerica Foundation

AKJ Books


Bank of America Charitable Foundation

BGE Foundation

Brown, Goldstein & Levy, LLP

Campaign Consultation Inc.

CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield

Citi Bank – OneMain Financial Foundation

Constellation Energy




Kinder Morgan Foundation

Kramon & Graham, PA

Legg Mason Investment Counsel

M&T Bank Charitable Foundation

McCormick & Co., Inc.

MetLife Foundation



Saul Ewing LLP

Seawall Development Company


T. Rowe Price Foundation Inc.

The Hatcher Group Inc.

The Whiting-Turner Contracting Company

Venable Foundation, Inc.

Wells Fargo Foundation

Whiteford, Taylor & Preston, LLP

Wilmington Trust FSB

Zuckerman Spaeder LLP


1919 Investment Counsel

American Visionary Art Museum

Baltimore City Department of Social Services

Baltimore City Public Schools

Baltimore Curriculum Project

Baltimore Police Department

Baltimore Student Attendance Campaign

Debate Prince George’s

Elev8 Baltimore

The Family League of Baltimore

Higher Achievement

Maryland Disability Law Center

Maryland Transit Authority- Rate Your Ride Campaign

Maryland Department of Social Services

Morgan State University

National Association of Urban Debate Leagues

National Speech and Debate Association

The Nielsen Company

Johns Hopkins University

Johns Hopkins University Center for Social Concern

Outward Bound

Towson University

The Walters Art Museum

University of Baltimore

University of Maryland Baltimore County

Wide Angle Youth Media

Youth Opportunity Baltimore