We deeply appreciate the generosity of foundations, corporations, and the hundreds of individuals who support Silicon Valley Urban Debate League programs and the youth we serve. Our past and current donors include:

Palo Alto Weekly Holiday Fund

Peery Foundation

Rotary Club of Palo Alto

Rupe Foundation

Silicon Valley Community Foundation

Silicon Valley Social Venture Fund (SV2)

Shortino Family Foundation

Sobrato Family Foundation (Office Space)

Wells Fargo Foundation (new in 2018)

Westly Foundation

50 Fund

100 Women Charitable Foundation

Applied Materials Foundation

Franklin and Catherine Johnson Foundation

William and Charlene Glikbarg Foundation

Innovate Foundation

John Dawson and Jennie Savage Fund

Laurel Foundation

Margoes Foundation

Miranda Lux Foundation

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My time as a debater in high school set me on a path to work in public policy, politics, and education for more than 30 years…the skills, connections, and confidence I developed in debate made my success possible. When the chance came to spread debate to the many young people in need, I jumped at the opportunity, having been inspired by the many years of success of Urban Debate Leagues at bettering the lives of thousands of students nationwide.
— Jennie Savage, Chair of the Board of Directors and Director of Speech and Debate, Palo Alto Senior High School