ICPSR houses data and documentation for MIDUS. It is an organization of member institutions working together to:
ICPSR encourages and facilitates research and instruction in the social sciences and related areas by acquiring, developing, archiving, and disseminating data and documentation relevant to a wide spectrum of disciplines, and by conducting related instructional programs.
The Institute on Aging at the University of Wisconsin-Madison administers the MIDUS grant. IOA's mission is to promote, through excellence in multidisciplinary research, education, and practice, the health and well-being of the rapidly-expanding aging population.
NIA sponsors research on aging through extramural and intramural programs. The extramural program funds research and training at universities, hospitals, medical centers, and other public and private organizations nationwide. Funding for MIDUS has been provided by NIA.