Funding Partners

The MNUDL is a program of Augsburg College, assisted by an advisory board, and funded through individual donations, foundations and corporations, and the legal community. Funding partners include:

  • Minneapolis Public Schools
  • St. Paul Public Schools
  • Social Venture Partners
  • Women’s Foundation of Minnesota
  • Arthur N. Rupe Foundation
  • Carolyn Foundation
  • Curtis Carlson Family Foundation
  • Carl and Eloise Pohlad Family Foundation

Volunteers are needed to help mentor and coach students as well as judge at debate tournaments. Prior experience with debate is helpful, but not required, as training will be provided. To learn more about how you can be involved, email Amy Cram Helwich, Executive Director at or call 612-359-6467.

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