Thank you

The Student Press Law Center gratefully acknowledges the generous support of the following organizations and individuals without whose support defending the free press rights of student journalists would be a far more difficult task. As a not-for-profit organization, the SPLC is entirely dependent on donations from those who are committed to its work.  All contributions are tax-deductible to the extent allowed by law. 

Featured Donor:

This month's featured donor is the Robert R. McCormick Foundation.

2016 Contributors

From January 1 - September 26

Freedom Fighters ($10,000 or more)

craigslist Charitable Fund
Ethics and Excellence in Journalism Foundation
Journalism Education Association
McCormick Foundation
Park Foundation

Student Voice Champions ($5,000-$9,999)


Free Press Protectors ($1,000-$4,999)

Associated Collegiate Press
Candace Bowen*
John Bowen*
Thomas Eveslage*
Mark Goodman*
Lumina Foundation
National Scholastic Press Association
Ohio Scholastic Media Association
Saratoga High School
Sigma Delta Chi Foundation
Howard and Juanita Spanogle
Mark Stencel*
University of Georgia Grady College of Journalism and Mass Communications
Western Association of University Publication Managers

Student Voice Advocates ($500-$999)

Logan Aimone
Kelly Furnas
Herff Jones
Ronald Johnson*
Kansas Scholastic Press Association
David McCraw
Quill & Scroll
Society of Professional Journalists

First Amendment Friends ($100-$499)

Michelle Balmeo*
Chrissy Beck
California State University - Stanislaus
Rich Cameron*
Matt Chayes
Colorado State University
Colorado Student Media Association
Josh Davis
Wayne Dunn
Eastern Oregon University
Virginia Edwards
El Camino College School of Journalism
Nereide Ellis
Joseph Esposito
Janet Ewell*
Brenda Field
Paul Fletcher
Framingham State University
Andrea Frantz
Frostburg State University
Grand Valley State University
Robert Greenman
Victor Greto
Paul and Elizabeth Gunterman*
Randy Hamm
Vicki Hedgepeth
TJ Hemlinger
Ruth Hochberger
Michael Hogan
Hope International University
Tom Hutchinson
Illinois College
Illinois Journalism Education Association
Timothy Jasionowski*
Kristie Kemper
Jennifer Kiel
John Kittross
Leonard Lazarick, Jr.
Robin Luce Herrmann
Brian Martinez
Johanna McCormick
Missouri State University
Montgomery College
John David Reed
Christopher Richert
Salve Regina University
Rodney Satterthwaite
Leslie Shipp
Tom Sivertsen
Helen Smith
Southern Illinois University Carbondale
Southern Illinois University Edwardsville
St. Mary's University
Rosalind and Martin Stark
Maya Suryaraman
Katharine Swan
Susan Tantillo
University of Indianapolis
University of Maryland, Baltimore County
University of North Florida Spinnaker
University of Pittsburgh
Fern Valentine
Peter Waack
Washburn University
Washington College
Washington State University
Western Kentucky University
Lew Wheaton
John Wheeler

* monthly donor

Gifts were made in honor of:

Chelsea Allison
Diana Hadley
Jerry Ratts
Howard Spanogle

Gifts were made in memory of:

Ray Catalino
Nick Ferentinos
Richard Milliman
Dr. James Tidwell