Supporters & Partners

CSDT partnerships are essential to our mission and growth. We would love your support in advancing SDT’s science and research as well as helping people apply the theory and research to their professional and daily lives. If you’d like to join in supporting CSDT’s mission and work, please email us – we would love to discuss your interests and tailored benefits

All corporate donations are tax-deductible. CSDT Tax ID: 81-0900459

Major Contributors

Immersyve, Inc.

Immersyve is a research and consulting company applying Self-Determination Theory to their work in multiple markets including video games and other entertainment/media, employee enrichment programs, training and education, health care, and many other domains.

Australian Catholic University

The Institute for Positive Psychology and Education (IPPE) at ACU conducts multi-disciplinary research to address critical educational and psychosocial issues, and translate theory to inform effective policy and practice. 


Gent University

Drs. Vansteenkiste, Soenens, & colleagues in the Department of Developmental Psychology at Gent University study SDT and its role on the social environment of developmental outcomes.

Impetus Academy

Impetus Academy is a spin-off of Ghent University, that supports and strenghtens organizations in their leadership and organizational development.

All About Parenting

All About Parenting is one of world’s most active organization in educating parents about children’s behavior, based on the latest research in psychology. In the last 10 years, All About Parenting has held over 3,000 seminars, conferences and intensive workshops for more than 1,000,000 parents worldwide.

Giving Partners

Shop with these partners and give back to CSDT. 

Amazon Smile

Choose “Center for-Self Determination Theory” as your charity of choice by shopping at or
using the mobile Amazon app. A portion of your purchase will be donated to CSDT, at no cost to you. Same products, same prices, same service. 
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6AM WorkShirts

6AM WorkShirts are dress-shirts with a purpose. Their mission is to encourage physical and mental health in business. With every purchase, you choose how much of your purchase is donated to Center for Self-Determination Theory.