The Sheer Realities: A Celebration of Philippine Culture project is supported in part by The Philippine Long Distance Telephone Company, Ernest E. Stempel, the National Endowment for the Arts, San Miguel Corporation, Doris Magsaysay Ho, Josie Cruz Natori, Ayala Foundation, Inc., Philippine Airlines, Garments and Textile Export Board, Metrobank Foundation, Inc., TLC Beatrice International Holdings, Inc., New York State Council on the Arts, Lisina Hoch, Washington SyCip, Edelwina Kimmel, the New York Council on the Humanities, Lily O'Boyle, Ellen Bayard Weedon Foundation, Mr. and Mrs. Gilbert Zuellig, and Philippine Star.

Support for the Asia Society exhibitions and education programs has been provided by the Friends of Asian Arts, The Starr Foundation, The Armand G. Erpf Fund, and John C. Weber. Support for Asian American programs at the Asia Society has been provided by the Lila Wallace-Reader's Digest Fund and the Booth Ferris Foundation.

At the Grey Art Gallery, support for the exhibition has been provided by the Mrs. Iris Barrel Apfel, Horace W. Goldsmith Foundation, and the Abby Weed Grey Trust.