PLUMED is largely funded through the time of its developers and contributors and the institutions/fellowships paying their salaries. The following grants are also acknowledged:
- CECAM for funding the first PLUMED tutorial, organized by Fabio Pietrucci, Giovanni Bussi and Davide Branduardi.
- SISSA for a funding a grant, coordinated by Giovanni Bussi, to organize PLUMED developer meetings.
- CECAM for funding the second PLUMED tutorial and Users meeting, organized by Max Bonomi, Davide Branduardi, Giovanni Bussi, Carlo Camilloni and Gareth Tribello.