Standard Acknowlegment

The lead author has the responsibility to accommodate proposals for acknowledgments from participating authors. Any paper drawing substantially from RAVE data needs to include the word “RAVE” in its title. Papers not done by the RAVE collaboration are also encouraged to follow this policy. The standard acknowledgement is published on RAVE webpage; it reads:

Long version (for refereed publications)

Funding for RAVE has been provided by: the Australian Astronomical Observatory; the Leibniz-Institut fuer Astrophysik Potsdam (AIP); the Australian National University; the Australian Research Council; the French National Research Agency; the German Research Foundation (SPP 1177 and SFB 881); the European Research Council (ERC-StG 240271 Galactica); the Istituto Nazionale di Astrofisica at Padova; The Johns Hopkins University; the National Science Foundation of the USA (AST-0908326); the W. M. Keck foundation; the Macquarie University; the Netherlands Research School for Astronomy; the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada; the Slovenian Research Agency; the Swiss National Science Foundation; the Science & Technology Facilities Council of the UK; Opticon; Strasbourg Observatory; and the Universities of Groningen, Heidelberg and Sydney.
The RAVE web site is at

Additional acknowledgements are at the discretion of the leading authors.

Short version (for page limited proceedings)

Funding for RAVE ( has been provided by institutions of the RAVE participants and by their national funding agencies.