The EMID does not have permanent independent financing, and is dependent on the participants’ discretionary funding and money from research projects that use data from the database in order to continue the registration process. The Hosting and maintenance of the EMID is funded by the University of Bergen. The following researchers and institutions have at some point contributed resources to produce data that is currently part of EMID:

Research Council of Norway (RCN)

Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC)

Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique (CNRS): Institut d’Asie Orientale and Huma-Num

Telemark University College

University of Bergen

University of British Columbia Hampton Fund

The Canadian Institute for Advanced Research

Hans-Joachim Voth