The CEPS is an independent institute of the University of Basel since 2014. Following the initial funding (2008-2013) the CEPS was supported and maintained by a foundation consortium (2014-2018).During the next five years (2019-2023), the following foundations support the CEPS generously:

Age Stiftung

arcas foundation

Avina Stiftung

Ernst Göhner Stiftung

Gebert Rüf Stiftung

Ria & Arthur Dietschweiler Stiftung

Sophie und Karl Binding Stiftung

Stiftung Mercator Schweiz

Velux Stiftung