Granting Agencies

These agencies have provided resources that support The Mind Project.

  • National Institute of Health

    The Mind Project Online Curriculum (for grades 6-12) is being supported by grant #1R25RR020425-01A1 from 2006-2011.

  • National Science Foundation

    The Mind Project Online Curriculum (for college instruction) has been supported by two grants by the National Science Foundation from 2000-2007 ( #9981217 and #0127561). More details HERE.

  • Illinois State University

    College of Arts & Sciences
    Philosophy Department
    Psychology Department
    School of Information Technology
    Technology Department

    The Illinois State College of Arts and Sciences has supported the Mind Project with equipment, a research laboratory, faculty release time and student help money. The Philosophy Department launched The Mind Project and continues to be its most most faithful supporter, with an operating budget, faculty release time and student-help money. The Psychology Department, the Applied Computer Science Department and the Technology Department have supported the project with student-help money, faculty release time, laboratory equipment and a great deal of moral support.

    Center for the Advancement of Teaching (CAT)

    The Center for the Advancement of Teaching at Illinois State University has a strong commitment to undergraduate research. The Mind Project has benefited from several programs that they have administered and that the ISU Foundation has funded. They include:

    • 1996-97 Undergraduate Learning Enhancement Grant to launch the Virtual Reality project

    • 1997-98 Undergraduate Learning Enhancement Grant to launch the Computer Vision & Iris.2 robotics project.

    • 1998-99 Undergraduate Learning Enhancement Grant to launch the Mobile Robot project.

    • 1999 Travel money to present at the 1999 Workshop on Cognitive Science Teaching at the Cognitive Science Society Meetings in Vancouver, B.C.