The projects of the Walt Whitman Archive directed by Matt Cohen have been supported by the Department of English and the College of Liberal Arts at the University of Texas at Austin; the National Endowment for the Humanities; and the following sources at Duke University:
- The Center for Instructional Technology
- The Department of English
- The Arts and Sciences Research Council
- The Office of Research Support
- The Office of the Dean of Arts and Sciences
- Duke University Libraries
The Walt Whitman Archive is based at the University of Iowa and at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln (at its Center for Digital Research in the Humanities), and is advised by the Institute for Advanced Technology in the Humanities at the University of Virginia.