Meet Mindful's Partners

Learn more about the organizations we partner with, their contributions to mindfulness research and awareness, and how they are bringing mindfulness and other forms of contemplative practice to the wider world.

Founded by Richard J. Davidson, PhD, this world-renowned research center, located within the Waisman Center at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, is dedicated to creating a world in which healthy qualities of mind flourish. A global leader in the emerging field of contemplative neuroscience, the Center conducts rigorous scientific study of healthy qualities of mind in pursuit of research findings that could help relieve human suffering and increase happiness.

MARC was created to bring to a renowned mental health research institution the ancient art of mindful awareness, in a scientifically supported and rigorous form.

The Center for Compassion and Altruism Research and Education (CCARE) at Stanford University is striving to create a community of scholars and researchers who will advance our knowledge of the human capacity for compassion and altruism. 

The Center for Contemplative Mind in Society works to integrate contemplative awareness into contemporary life in order to help create a more just, compassionate, reflective, and sustainable society. 

The Center for Mindfulness in Medicine, Health Care and Society at the University of Massachusetts Medical School  has pioneered the integration of mindfulness meditation and other mindfulness-based approaches into mainstream medicine and healthcare. 

The Garrison Institute is a not-for-profit, non-sectarian organization that explores the intersection of contemplation and engaged action in the world.

The Greater Good Science Center (GGSC) studies the psychology, sociology, and neuroscience of well-being, and teaches skills that foster a thriving, resilient, and compassionate society. 

The Mind & Life Institute is a non-profit organization seeking to understand the human mind and the benefits of contemplative practices through combining first- person knowledge from the world’s contemplative traditions with methods and findings from contemporary scientific inquiry.