- The Mathematical Sciences Research Institute (MSRI)
at U.C. Berkeley
sponsors an organization that provides a support structure for Math
Circles − the National Association of Math Circles (NAMC).
- The Art of Problem Solving Foundation (AoPSF)
helps to support the Santa Barbara
Math Ellipse and several other Math Circles.
It is affiliated with The Art of Problem Solving (AoPS),
the premier online resource for
top math students, which offers classes, a community forum, and lots more.
- SB Family School (SBFS)
is the organizer of the Santa Barbara Math Ellipse.
SB Family School also offers enrichment math classes, math teams, math
and other math-related activities, for elementary to high school students
Santa Barbara area.
- The American Regions Mathematics League (ARML)
is a challenging high-school level
contest known as "the World Series of mathematics competitions".
The Santa Barbara Math Ellipse joins with other Southern California groups
a few 15-member Southern California ARML teams under the direction of
Long Beach Math Circle (LBMC).