该图集最初在法国巴黎银行的慈善资助开始运行，其通过气候倡议计划 (Climate & Biodiversity Initiative) 对我们的全球碳计划进行资助,支持我们对于全球气候变化的研究.
Patrick Brockmann, Pascal Evano, Vanessa Maigne, Anna Peregon, Philippe Peylin and Philippe Ciais, work at LSCE, a joint research unit of the Commisariat à l'Energie Atomique (CEA), the Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique (CNRS), and the University of Versailles St Quentin en Yvelines (UVSQ). Philippe Ciais, co-chair of the Global Carbon Project from 2007 to 2014, is the coordinator of the BNP-Paribas project that enabled the creation of the Global Carbon Atlas, and the project is managed by UVSQ. The PhD grant of P. Evano who co-developed graphic tools for the Global Carbon Atlas is funded by EU FP7 project GEOVIQUA. The Global Carbon Atlas developers received support from the Institut Pierre Simon Laplace (IPSL) for the server and archive of model output.
Pep Canadell and the Canberra International Project Office of the Global Carbon Project is supported by the Australian Climate Change Science Program sponsored by the Commonwealth Science and Industrial Research Organization, the Bureau of Meteorology, and the Department of the Environment.
Corinne Le Quéré and Róisín Moriarty are supported by the Tyndall Centre for Climate Change Research at the University of East Anglia, Norwich, UK. Their work was funded by the UK Natural Environment Research Council (NERC) though their International Opportunities Fund (project NE/103002X/1) and the European Union FP7 project GEOCarbon (283080).
R. Andres is sponsored by U.S. Department of Energy, Office of Science, Biological and Environmental Research (BER) programs and performed at Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) under U.S. Department of Energy contract DE-AC05-00OR22725.