SMMMHEP takes pride is running the project with the minimum of administration costs and manages its finances according to the rigorous standards of the Office of the Scottish Charities Regulator (OSCR). The project is immensely grateful for the generosity of its supporters and to its volunteers who contribute not only their enthusiasm, skills and time, but also financially to their travel and subsistence costs.The principal sources of funding for the project currently are:
- The Scottish Government
- Private donations
- Trauer Family Fund, Australia.
- Salisbury fund of the Mayfield-Salisbury Parish Church, Edinburgh
Previous funders include:
- Bequest from Estate of Mrs Majorie Robertson
- The Tropical Health Education Trust