Financial support of the MIT Center for Energy and Environmental Policy Research (CEEPR) comes from a variety of sources, including state and federal government research funds, foundation grants, and corporate contributions. Research funding mostly consists of unrestricted contributions, affording CEEPR the necessary flexibility and independence to undertake balanced, objective and timely research on pressing challenges in energy and environmental policy. CEEPR faculty and research affiliates retain control over study design, data collection and analysis, decision to publish, and preparation of written material.

A number of Associates from the public and private sector support CEEPR on a continuous basis, creating productive relationships that help faculty and research affiliates identify emerging policy challenges and sustain the relevance of their work. Associates enjoy a number of benefits in return, including privileged access to research output, direct engagement with faculty and researchers, and participation in invitation-only events.

For further information on our Associates program, including benefits and ways to become an Associate, please visit our Associates page. For other ways to support CEEPR, please visit the “Support Us” page.