Wildlife Conservation Trust: The Masters Programme in Wildlife Biology and Conservation offered by NCBS, in partnership with Wildlife Conservation Society, addresses the severe dearth of professionals who can implement science based wildlife conservation projects in India. Wildlife Conservation Trust provides support towards the MSc Wildlife Enndowment fund.

Infosys Foundation: Infosys Foundation is a philanthropic arm of Infosys Ltd. that supports programs in the areas of education, rural development, healthcare, arts and culture, and destitute care.  The Infosys Foundation has provided  corpus funding to the Bangalore Life Science Cluster, for creating 35 early career researcher travels awards each year for international travel and stay at research laboratories outside of India.

Ms Kiran Mazumdar Shaw: Ms Kiran Mazumdar is a noted biotechnology entrepreneur and philanthropist. She has provided Rs 5 crores as Endowment funding support, to the Bangalore Life Science Cluster, for advancing modern biological research. The donation towards the Endowment Fund at NCBS-TIFR will support early stage research and innovation deemed too risky for conventional funding mechanisms, national and international collaborations and outreach of research for societal impact.