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The Earthquake Unit is funded by the Government of Jamaica.

Additional donors to the Earthquake Unit include:

  • Jamaica Social Investment Fund (JSIF) - Funded the upgrade of the Jamaica Seismograph Network and the Jamaica Accelerograph Network as part of a World Bank program.
  • Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty Organization (CTBTO) - Funds the equipment for the Jamaica National Data Center (NDC-JM), and periodical training for the Earthquake Unit staff.
  • The National Science Foundation (NSF) - Funds the Jamaica GPS Network for the GPS Campaign Site Measurement.
  • Office of Disaster Preparedness and Emergency Management (ODPEM) - Donated US$30,000 for the acquisition of an Accelerograph.
  • Jamaica National Building Society Foundation - Funded the initial Solar Power System installation at the Earthquake Unit.
  • Globe Insurance Company West Indies Limited - Funded the refurbishment of the Stony Hill Seismograph Station.
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