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CEES Partners in Research, Education, and Philanthropy

Current External Research Partnerships

  • USGS Water Science Center
  • Indiana Silverjackets
  • Indiana Office of Community and Rural Affairs
  • Citizens Energy Group*
  • Patoka Water District
  • Veolia Environment Research Centers – Paris, Adelaide, and Berlin

Not-for Profits

  • Central Indiana Land Trust Incorporated (CILTI)
  • Sycamore Land Trust
  • Science Education Foundation of Indiana
  • Indiana State Fair
  • Keep Indianapolis Beautiful (KIB)
  • WFYI Public Television
  • Life Science Education Center at Marian College (LSEC)
  • Indiana Audubon Society
  • Indiana Wildlife Federation
  • Friends of White River (FOWR)
  • Rotary Club of Indianapolis


  • Dr. Laura Hare Charitable Trust*
  • Nina Mason Pulliam Charitable Trust*
  • Eli Lilly and Company Foundation* 
  • Duke Energy Foundation*   
  • Hoover Family Foundation*   
  • Nicholas H. Noyes, Jr., Memorial Foundation*
  • Efroymson Fund of the Central Indiana Community Foundation*
  • UPS Foundation*

State and Local Government

  • United States Geological Survey – Indiana Water Science Center
  • Indiana Silverjackets
  • Indiana Department of Environmental Management
  • Indiana Department of Natural Resources
  • Indiana State Department of Agriculture
  • IDNR – Natural Resources Education Center
  • Indiana State Department of Health
  • Natural Resources Conservation Service
  • Indiana State Museum
  • City of Indianapolis - Department of Public Works – Office of Environmental Services
  • City of Indianapolis, Office of Sustainability
  • Indy Parks and Greenways
    • Environmental Education Outreach Program
    • Office of Land Stewardship
    • Division of Resource Development  - Park Planning and Design
    • Earth Discovery Center of Eagle Creek Park
  • Hamilton County Parks
  • Noblesville Parks Department
  • Zionsville Parks Department
  • Marion, Hamilton, Boone, Hendricks County SWCD
  • Marion and Boone County Health Departments


  • Dow AgroSciences*
  • Eli Lilly and Company*
  • IPL*
  • Veolia Water Indianapolis and North America*


  • Butler University
  • Marian University - Nina Mason Pulliam EcoLab
  • University of Wisconsin – Madison Arboretum
  • Purdue University
  • Indiana University
  • Indiana University School of Medicine – Center for Environmental Health
  • University of Indianapolis – Center for Excellence in Leadership and Learning


  • Numerous IPS and Township Schools
  • Indiana Charter Schools
  • Indiana School for the Blind

*Denotes Major Past & Present Donor