National Science Foundation
Major funding for CSDMS comes from a cooperative agreement with the National Science Foundation (NSF). This agreement award is made jointly between the NSF's Division of Earth Sciences (EAR) and Directorate for Geosciences (GEO), Award Abstract EAR-0621695 - Facility Support: Organizational Infrastructure for the Community Surface Dynamics Modeling System.
The following governmental departments and agencies have filed official letters of support for the CSDMS initiative and its mission. In addition to their collaboration with and support of CSDMS efforts on various levels - from financial support to in-kind support to collaborative research - these departments and agencies also offer partnership via the participation of representatives in the various committees and working groups operating within CSDMS.