Funded Research

Funded Research

At USM, our experienced research faculty and staff take pride in our collaborative partnering with organizations and communities throughout the nation. With advanced degrees and extensive experience in multiple academic disciplines, public policy, and law, we provide global, multidisciplinary approaches and resources to complex issues.

Using research and policy analysis, training, and technical assistance, as well as program development and implementation, faculty and staff apply a practical approach to help translate best practices into everyday practice for business clients, government agencies, and communities.

List of Funders

International and National Foundations      

  • GlobeAnnie E. Casey Foundation
  • J. T. Gorman Foundation
  • Sam L. Cohen Foundation
  • Andrus Family Fund
  • Nellie Mae Foundation
  • AdCare Educational Institute
  • Lunder-Dineen Foundation
  • The Betterment Fund
  • Kauffman Foundation              
  • Dirigo Health Agency
  • Donaghue Foundation
  • Bingham Foundation
  • Robert Wood Johnson Foundation
  • Eurasia Foundation
  • National Science Foundation (NSF)
  • National Fish &Wildlife Foundation
  • Davis Educational Foundation
  • NSF Innovation Corps

Maine State Agencies & Organizations (back to list)

State of Maine

  • Eastern Maine Health System
  • MaineHealth
  • Maine Bureau of Highway Safety
  • Maine Department of Public Safety
  • Maine Quality Counts
  • Maine Technology Institute
  • Maine Department of Education
  • Maine Community Foundation
  • Maine Arts Commission          
  • Maine Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS)
  • Maine DHHS’ Office of Child & Family Services (OCFS)
  • Maine Center for Disease Control (Maine CDC)
  • Maine Emergency Medical Services
  • Office of MaineCare Services
  • Maine Office of Rural Health

Federal Agencies & National/Regional Organizations (back to list)            

  • NIH/National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences
  • US Geological Survey
  • US Fish & Wildlife
  • National Oceanographic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)
  • Housing and Urban Development (HUD)
  • Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)United States
  • US Department of Agriculture (USDA)
  • Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA)
  • National Security Agency
  • Economic Development Administration (EDA)
  • U.S. Department of Education
  • American Association for Colleges of Teacher Education
  • National Writing Project
  • National Collegiate Inventors and Innovators Alliance (NCIIA)
  • Federal Administration for Children & Families
  • US Dept of Health & Human Services: Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services
  • US Dept of Health & Human Services: Health Resources & Services Administration
  • Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services
  • US Center for Disease Control (CDC)
  • Health Resources & Services Administration (HRSA)
  • Agency for Healthcare Research & quality
  • Occupational Health & Safety Administration (OSHA)
  • National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA)
  • American Museum of Natural History
  • New England Commission of Higher Education (NECHE)
  • The NASDAQ OMX Group Educational Foundation, Inc.
  • National Endowments for the Arts and Humanities