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Funders & Partners

Center projects are supported through funding from external donors and agencies as well as by University resources. In designing and implementing projects, CUE establishes dynamic partnerships with academic institutions, think tanks, non-governmental and community organizations, and governmental agencies throughout the United States. We welcome inquiries about potential partnerships, collaborative work, or evaluations of existing work by other organizations. Our team includes a range of methodologists who are skilled in process and impact evaluations as well as a range of quantitative, experimental and qualitative methodologies.

Below is a list of current and past funders, as well as partners who make the work we do possible.

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Anti-Defamation League

Mission: To stop the defamation of the Jewish people, and to secure justice and fair treatment to all.

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Bertelsmann Foundation

The Bertelsmann Foundation is an independent, nonpartisan, and nonprofit think tank in Washington, DC with a transatlantic perspective on global challenges.


Southern Poverty Law Center

The SPLC is dedicated to fighting hate and bigotry and to seeking justice for the most vulnerable members of our society. Using litigation, education, and other forms of advocacy, the SPLC works toward the day when the ideals of equal justice and equal opportunity will be a reality.

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Alexander von Humboldt Foundation

We promote academic cooperation between excellent scientists and scholars from abroad and from Germany.

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Rosa Luxemburg Foundation

Since its founding in 1990, the foundation's work has adhered to the legacy of its namesake, German socialist leader Rosa Luxemburg, and seeks to represent democratic socialism with an unwavering internationalist focus. The foundation is committed to a radical perspective emphasizing public awareness, enlightenment and social critique. It stands in the tradition of the workers' and women's movements, as well as anti-fascism and anti-racism.


Center for Research on Extremism (C-REX)

The Center for Research on Extremism, C-REX, is a cross-disciplinary center for the study of right-wing extremism, hate crime and political violence. It is a joint collaboration with five of the leading Norwegian institutions on extremism research