National Science Foundation (NSF)
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…"

Center for Excellence in Remote Sensing Education and Research (CERSER)
CERSER works to develop innovative and relevant research collaborations focused on coastal, ocean, and ice sheet research. These collaborations work to increase underrepresented minority undergraduate students in the STEM disciplines..

Center for Remote Sensing of Ice Sheets (CReSIS) @ The University of Kansas
CReSIS is a Science and Technology Center established by the National Science Foundation (NSF) in 2005, with the mission of developing new technologies and computer models to measure and predict the response sea level change to the mass balance of ice sheets in Greenland and Antarctica.
Community Grids Laboratory

Community Grid @ Indiana University (IU)
IU hosts the Community Grids Laboratory of the Pervasive Technology Laboratories whose mission is to create the technology that will enable grid computing to help solve important scientific problems.

The Association of Computer and Information Science/Engineering Departments at Minority Institutions (ADMI)
ADMI was established as a national organization dedicated to exploring and providing remedies to the educational issues in computer/information science and computer engineering that confront minority institutions of higher learning.

The Minority-Serving Institutions (MSI) Cyberinfrastructure (CI) Institute MSICI2
Fosters a CI-enabled distributed research and education network providing e-science education and research opportunities to MSI faculty and students.

TeraGrid is an open scientific discovery infrastructure combining leadership class resources at eight partner sites to create an integrated, persistent computational resource.