Donors

Thank You We thank our donors for their generous support. Their gifts inspire us and provide us with the fuel we need to continue to drive reform. We are pleased to acknowledge donors who have made investments in our work between January 1 and December 31, 2015, with special recognition to our founder George Soros and Open Society Foundations for matching gifts listed. These gifts totaled over $3,498,600.


$1,000,000

  • Bloomberg Philanthropies

$100,000 to $499,999

  • Annie E. Casey Foundation
  • Atlantic Philanthropies
  • Ed and Ellen Bernard
  • Mary Catherine Bunting
  • Robert E. Meyerhoff and Rheda Becker
  • Elizabeth Moser
  • Osprey Foundation
  • James S. Riepe Family Foundation

$50,000 to $99,999

  • Clayton Baker Trust
  • BGE
  • Morton K. and Jane Blaustein Foundation
  • Lois and Irving Blum Foundation
  • Eddie C. and C. Sylvia Brown Family Foundation
  • Suzanne F. Cohen
  • Joseph and Harvey Meyerhoff Family Charitable Funds
  • George A. Murnaghan
  • T. Rowe Price Foundation

$10,000 to $49,999

  • The Associated
  • The Bendit Foundation, Inc.
  • George Bunting
  • Marc Bunting
  • Ben and Zelda G. Cohen Charitable Foundation
  • Marilynn K. Duker and Dale McArdle
  • The Fund for Change
  • Sandra Hess
  • Mark and Patricia Joseph
  • The Zanvyl and Isabelle Krieger Fund
  • Linehan Family Foundation
  • Lockhart Vaughan Foundation
  • John Meyerhoff and Lenel Srochi-Meyerhoff Fund
  • Moser Family Fund
  • Linda Hambleton Panitz
  • Project Panther LTD
  • Arnold and Alison Richman
  • Samuel I. Rosenberg
  • Bob and Barbara Roswell Gift Fund
  • Barbara K. and M. Sigmund Shapiro
  • Sherman Family Foundation
  • Kathy and Mark Vaselkiv
  • Chip and Rhona Wendler
  • Edward A. and Mary Jo Wiese

$2,500 to $9,999

  • Anonymous
  • The Callanan Family Charitable Gift Fund
  • Deborah Winston Callard
  • Judy and Bill Campbell Family Fund
  • Murray Dalziel
  • Kevin Durant Charity Foundation
  • H. Martin Fetsch
  • Neal Friedlander and Virginia Adams
  • Greif Family Fund
  • Dan and Gina Hirschhorn
  • Jen Hobbins
  • Kent Family Foundation
  • Keith Lee
  • Susan P. Leviton
  • Neil and Sayra Meyerhoff
  • David and Betsy Nelson
  • New Directions Foundation
  • Owen Charitable Foundation
  • Anne Perkins
  • Lynn and Phil Rauch
  • The V. A. Reid Charitable Fund
  • Nancy Dalsheimer Savage
  • Jean and Sidney Silber Family Foundation

$1,000 to $2,499

  • Muriel Berkeley
  • Taylor Branch
  • L. Tracy Brown
  • Elizabeth Callard Olson
  • Veronica and Paul Cool
  • James DeGraffenreidt, Jr. and Mychelle Farmer
  • Suzy and Eddie Dunn Fund
  • Feats Impact Fund
  • Francis and Tara Gallagher
  • Jane Harrison
  • Maurice and Lisa Haywood
  • Barbara and Sam Himmelrich
  • Towsend and Bob Kent
  • Peter Keith
  • Stanley Mazaroff
  • Brigitte and Donald Manekin Family Philanthropic Fund
  • Dominique Moore
  • Diana Morris and Peter Shiras
  • Joanne Nathans
  • James and Mary Piper
  • Frederick and Mary Louise Preis
  • Nathan D.M. Robertson
  • Otis Rolley
  • Scott Sherman and Julie Rothman
  • Kimberly Stokes
  • Laura and Neil Tucker
  • The Vance/Lyons Charitable Fund
  • Robin Weiss and Timothy Doran Charitable Fund
  • Nancy and Larry Wertheimer
  • Rebecca Weaver and Curtis Croley
  • Jack and Amy Wilen Donor Advised Fund
  • Joseph Wood
  • Robin and Jimmy Wood
  • Steve Ziger and Jamie Snead

Up to $1,000

  • Anayezuka Ahidiana
  • Alyssa Alston
  • Anonymous
  • Buffy Beaudoin-Schwartz
  • David Bogen and Patricia Ciricillo
  • Ann Allston Boyce
  • M.J. Brodie
  • Jeffrey Burch and Lou Ghitman
  • Matthew Cipollone
  • George Ciscle
  • Jane┬áCohen
  • Michael Cross-Barnet
  • Rosalie Dance
  • Ellen Sondheim Dankert
  • Andre Davis
  • Antonia Fasanelli
  • Lisa Ferreto
  • Miriam Fine
  • Elaine Freeman
  • Herbert S. Garten
  • Carol Geidt
  • Jeffrey Gray
  • William and Connie Hankins
  • Cheryl Harley
  • Melanie and Donald Heacock
  • Janet Heller
  • Betsy and George Hess
  • Lois Hybl
  • Mark Hyman and Cecilia Brennecke
  • Sherrilyn Ifill
  • Joseph Jones
  • Jon Kaplan
  • Pamela King
  • Pat Lasher and Richard Jacobs
  • Margaret Lord
  • Lou Lucas
  • Victoria McAndrews
  • Ella McCrystal
  • Deirdre McElroy
  • Nayeli Garcia Mowbray
  • Daniel Pontious
  • Eugene Quinn
  • Robin Redding
  • Russell R. Reno, Jr.
  • Walter Royal III
  • Tricia Rubacky and Bill Merritt
  • Jesse Salazar
  • Elise Saltzberg
  • Paul Sarbanes
  • Shanaysha Sauls
  • Natalie Shiras
  • Eleanor Smith
  • John Sondheim
  • Aeon Stanfield
  • Dr. and Mrs. John Talbott
  • Carrie Thornberry
  • Angela Thrasher
  • Annie Umbricht
  • Roxie Umphery
  • Michael Ward
  • Ellen Weber
  • Sylvia Eggleston Wehr
  • J. C. and Kathleen Weiss
  • Christina and Matthew Wyskiel
  • Jodie Zisow

Recognition Gifts

  • Barbara Himmelrich in honor of Liz Moser
  • Pat Lasher in honor of Jen Hobbins
  • Susan Leviton in honor of Lois Feinblatt’s induction to the Jewish Hall of Fame
  • Susan Leviton in memory of Charlotte Morris
  • Pat Lasher and Richard Jacobs in honor of Eddie and Sylvia Brown
  • Jane Harrison in honor of Clinton Bamberger
  • Jon Kaplan in honor of Brian Gerardo, OSI Community Fellow
  • William Merrit and Tricia Rubacky in memory of Charlotte Morris

In-Kind Donors

  • Taylor Branch
  • Jamie McDonald
  • William Baker
  • William Clarke
  • Veronica Cool
  • Chip and Rhona Wendler
  • Nancy and Larry Wertheimer
  • Rich Berry
  • Pamela King