Despite being a public institution with substantial support from the Government of Uganda,Makerere Universityin pursuit of her vision of academic excellence has been blessed to get tremendous support from other key stakeholders including the Alumni and more especially the development partners including Governments of other Countries, Foundations and development organizations world-wide.
Over the years, the institutional support has taken different forms including
- Bilateral (such as Governments of the Royal Kingdoms of Norway, Sweden and Netherlands)
Direct support by Foundations such as:
- Rockefeller Foundation
- Ford Foundation
- MacArthur Foundation and,
- Carnegie Corporation of New York
- among others.