Our Sponsor & Other Funders


UCAR is a nonprofit consortium of more than 115 North American member colleges and universities that offer research and training in the atmospheric and related Earth system sciences.

Sponsor of NCAR

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NCAR is a Federally Funded Research and Development Center (FFRDC)
sponsored by the National Science Foundation.

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UCAR manages and operates NCAR on behalf of the National Science Foundation. UCAR also manages and operates the UCAR Community Programs as a service to our member institutions and the broader research and education community.

Other funders of NCAR & UCAR include

NOAA logoNational Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)

NASA logoNational Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA)

DOD logoU.S. Department of Defense (DOD)

DOE logoU.S. Department of Energy (DOE)

FAA logoFederal Aviation Administration (FAA)

EPA logoEnvironmental Protection Agency (EPA)


Any opinions, findings and conclusions, or recommendations expressed on our websites are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Science Foundation or any of our other funders.