The InterAsia Initiative is supported by a generous grant from the Carnegie Corporation of New York.

In addition to Yale University, the main members of the InterAsia Initiative include the Social Science Research Center (SSRC), the National University of Singapore (NUS), the Hong Kong Institute for the Humanities and Social Sciences (HKIHSS) at the University of Hong Kong, Göttingen University (Germany), the Arab Council for the Social Sciences (Lebanon), and Koç University (Turkey).

Within Yale University, the project is supported financially and administratively by the Council on East Asian Studies, the South Asian Studies Council, and the Council on Southeast Asia Studies at the Whitney and Betty MacMillan Center for International and Area Studies.