The activities and publications of the Academy are supported by generous grants from:
- The Una Chapman Cox Foundation,
- The Sisco Family Fund,
- The Nelson B. Delavan Foundation,
- Black & Veatch Corporation,
- Johnston-Hanson Foundation,
- And charitable contributions from individuals.
Additionally, special funds have been provided by the following institutions for the named awards:
- The Walter and Leonore Annenberg Foundation for the Walter and Leonore Annenberg Excellence in Diplomacy Award,
- The Arthur Ross Foundation for the Arthur Ross Media Award,
- The Dillon Fund for the Douglas Dillon Book Award.