These organizations have provided past or current funding for the Mentor Center Program.

The Burroughs Wellcome Fund is an independent private foundation dedicated to advancing the biomedical sciences by supporting research and other scientific and educational activities.

The mission of the U.S. Department of Education is to promote student achievement and preparation for global competitiveness by fostering educational excellence and ensuring equal access.

The National Science Foundation (NSF) is an independent federal agency created by Congress in 1950 "to promote the progress of science; to advance the national health, prosperity, and welfare; to secure the national defense" in many fields such as mathematics, computer science and the social sciences, NSF is the major source of federal backing.

The Strowd Roses, Inc. is a private charitable foundation which was established in 2001 under the will of Mrs. Irene Harrison Strowd of Chapel Hill, North Carolina, to support the greater community of Chapel Hill and Carrboro.

The primary focus of the Mary Duke Biddle Foundation is to further and extend Mrs. Biddle's lifelong interest in religious, educational, and charitable activities.