BrainWise is a non-profit, 501(c)(3) organization. 90% of the revenue generated from donations and the sale of its educational products and services subsidize costs to deliver the program to schools, nonprofit organizations and government agencies, as well as supporting product development, production, and evaluation.
The organization outsources many of its functions and uses volunteers to supplement and maintain its operations, thus keeping its overhead low.
BrainWise has received funding and ongoing support from the following foundations, corporations, and agencies:
Government grants have included funding from the Colorado Department of Human Services, U.S. Department of Education, U.S. Center for Substance Abuse Prevention, and and U.S. CCF Capacity Building Grants.