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Sponsors of Center for Human Environments research projects in the past decade include:

  • National Institutes of Health
  • National Science Foundation
  • US Department of the Interior/National Park Service
  • US Department of Education
  • US Institute for Peace (USIP)
  • New York State Senate
  • NYC Dept. of Education (Multiple Task Award Contract, 2013-2018)
  • NYC Dept. of Youth and Community Development
  • Indiana University (funding derived from Atlantic Philanthropies)
  • Columbia University - Teachers College
  • Massachusetts Institute of Technology
  • Pratt Institute
  • University of Massachusetts - Boston (funding derived from W. T. Grant and Spencer Foundations)
  • Chicago Public Schools 
  • Ford, Rockefeller, Pinkerton, Robert Wood Johnson, Capital One, Deutsche Bank Americas, Spencer, Bowne, Overbrook, Adco, Russell Sage, and Bernard van Leer (Netherlands) Foundations
  • The Helmsley Trust
  • The New York Community Trust
  • The Brooklyn Community Foundation
  • The Northstar Fund
  • The Public Welfare Foundation
  • American Association of Colleges & Universities (AACU)
  • National Council of Teachers of English (NCTE)
  • Society for Psychological Study of Social Issues (SPSSI)
  • Local Initiatives Support Corporation
  • Mt. Sinai Medical Center (funding derived from NIH and Dept. of Defense)
  • Economic and Social Research Council (UK)
  • UNICEF - Innocenti Research Centre (Florence, Italy)
  • UNICEF (New York)
  • US Fund for UNICEF
  • Save the Children Norway
  • WorldVision International
  • Plan International (UK)
  • Plan International (Sweden)
  • Centre for the Future of Places, KTH Royal Institute of Technology, Sweden
  • local partners such as Make the Road New York, the Red Hook Initiative, the Fund for Public Schools, the Vera Institute for Justice, El Puente, Asian Americans for Equity, and the Cypress Hills Local Development Corporation.

In the five-year period 2011-2016, CHE projects provided research salaries and/or fellowships to an average of 15 Graduate Center students per year, plus scholarships to 10-12 students from elsewhere in the CUNY system. In the same period, 6-8 Graduate Center or other CUNY faculty members per year were typically engaged as investigators or collaborators on CHE projects.