The Amheida project was launched at Columbia University in 2000 with a grant from the Academic Quality Fund (AQF). The AQF was established in 1997-98 to promote important new academic initiatives that cross traditional school and disciplinary boundaries. The Office of the Vice President for Arts and Sciences, Columbia University Libraries, and the Stanwood Cockey Lodge Foundation of the Department of Classics, Columbia Univesity have also generously supported the excavations from 2004 to 2008.

Other individuals and organizations whom we would like to acknowledge for their support include:

Roger and Whitney Bagnall
Alberto and Raffaella Cribiore
The Leon Levy Foundation
The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation
David Parshall
Bernard and Marjorie Sunshine
The Tianaderrah Foundation (Robert and Nellie Gipson)
Judith Vale
American Research Center in Egypt (Antiquities Endowment Fund)
Partner University Fund (French-American Cultural Exchange)