The IONiC community and VIPEr have been supported by three grants from the National Science Foundation.  

CCLI-0737030 “IONiC:  A Cyber-Enabled Community of Practice for Improving Inorganic Chemical Education.”

TUES-Type 2-1225792  "IONiC: Transforming education through collaborative development of materials at the frontiers of inorganic chemistry"

IUSE-1726162, IUSE-1726133, & IUSE-1725822: “Collaborative research: Improving inorganic chemistry education through a community-developed student-centered curriculum,”