The Museum of Fine Arts relies on public funding from the city of Le Locle and the Société des Beaux-Arts et du Musée, Le Locle.
In 2021, the MBAL’s exhibitions received support from the Loterie Romande.
The exhibition Montagne Magique Mystique was supported by the Fondation Le Cèdre, the Foundation Sandoz and the Contrôle des Métaux Précieux.
The programme for young people is supported by the Fondation Pierre Mercier.
Nivarox-FAR S.A. is also one of the MBAL’s partners.