SUMC’s work is supported by a wide range of organizations, including foundations, government agencies, networks, and our Trade Allies. All of SUMC’s research, positions, governance, programming, and products are the independent and exclusive work of SUMC. A financial relationship does not include rights to influence or direct SUMC’s research agenda, organizational strategy, operational procedures or mission.

Please download our 2017-2019 Growth & Impact Report for more detail on our financials. Current and recent funders include:


  • The William and Flora Hewlett Foundation
  • The McKnight Foundation
  • TransitCenter
  • Ulupono Initiative

Government Agencies

  • California Air Resources Board
  • Federal Highway Administration
  • Federal Transit Administration
  • New York State Energy Research and Development Authority
  • Transportation Research Board


  • Global Philanthropy Partnership
  • SUMC Trade Ally Program

SUMC Trade Ally Program

The Shared-Use Mobility Center Trade Ally program provides organizations with an opportunity to support SUMC’s mission and the shared mobility industry.

Trade Allies can expect the following benefits:

High-value information and expertise: Allies can stay up to date on the latest developments in shared mobility.

Connection to an expansive network: Allies benefit from wide-ranging networking opportunities with SUMC’s network of experts, leaders, and decision-makers.

Industry recognition: Allies are featured prominently on SUMC’s website and in materials.

For more information on supporting our work,  please email us or contact us at 312-448-8083.