Organizations currently involved in the Magdalena Ridge Observatory are:

University of Cambridge, Cavendish Laboratory, Astrophysics Group – Collaborators

New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology (NMT) – Host University

National Radio Astronomy Observatory (NRAO) – Subcontractor

National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA)

Applied Technology Associates (ATA) – Subcontractor

New Mexico Department of Transportation (NMDOT)

The Optical Sciences Company – Subcontractor

Lockheed Martin Corporation – Subcontractor

The Federal Highway Administration (FHWA)

U.S. Naval Research Laboratory (NRL)*

Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL)

National Science Foundation (NSF)

*The 2.4-meter telescope and the MROI to date have been largely funded by Congressional appropriations administered by the NRL.