2010-2011 (Role: Principal Investigator), British Academy small grant. Brain activity and speech perception in Welsh/English bilingual infants. (£7,500).
2009-2011 (Role: Principal Investigator), Wales Institute of Cognitive Neuroscience (WICN) Pilot grant (WBC054). Language experience and the perception of phonologically similar words in monolingual and bilingual toddlers: an ERP study. Co-applicants, Ineke Mennen, Mark Roberts, Todd Bailey (Cardiff University), (£5000).
2009-2010 Role: Co-Investigagor) WICN Pilot grant (WBC054). An EEG exploration of the right visual filed advantage in bilingual and monolingual speakers of languages with different orthographic depth. PI Chris Izura (Swansea University), Mills, Co-applicant. (£2,710 to Swansea; travel funds to Bangor).
2010-2011

(Role: Principal Investigator). Neural indices of phonological perception and word segmentation in Welsh/English bilingual infants. ESRC Bilingualism Centre Development Fund (£3,800).

2009-2010 Role: Principal Investigator). Brain activity and word meaning in bilingual toddlers. ESRC Bilingualism Centre Development Fund (£5,000).
2004-2009 (Role: PI, Project 2) Neurophysiological characterization of Williams syndrome .NIH Grant P01 HD033113 from NIH/NICHD. Ursula Bellugi Program Project Director, Williams Syndrome: Bridging Cognition and Gene, (Direct costs for Project 2: $342,922)
2008- 2011 (Role: Co-investigator/ Consultant). Principal Research Fellowship, Wellcome Trust, UK. . Kim Plunkett (PI). How the brain represents sound in the infant lexicon. (No direct costs to Mills; includes travel to the UK).
2005-2007 (Role: Co-Investigator). Development of behavioral and neurophysiological measures for early diagnosis of autism and development of a putative nonhuman primate model to better understand the neurobiology of autism. PI Jocelyne Bachevalier, . Emory Woodruff Fund (Direct costs to Mills, $40,000).
2004-2006 (Role: Co-Investigator). Cognitive-brain phenotyping of atypical Chinese children. . Director, Annette Karmiloff-Smith (PI). NIH Neuroscience Cluster Division of International Training and Research Fogarty International Center, Brain Disorders and the Developing World R21 TW006761-01. (Funds for travel only for western collaborators, all other funds went to Chinese investigators).
2004 (Role: Principal Investigator) Electrophysiological studies in language and cognitive development, 2/01/04-1/31/05. University Research Committee Grant, Emory University (Direct costs, $30,000).
2001-2004 (Role: PI Project 2) Electrophysiological studies of Williams syndrome (Project II). NIH P01 HD033113 from NIH/NICHD. Ursula Bellugi Program Project Director, Williams Syndrome: Bridging Cognition and Gene. (Direct costs, Project 2 $349,948).
1998-2003 (Role: Co-Investigator, PI of subproject). Neurobehavioral development in normal, LI, and deaf Children, NIDCD NIH 5 RO1-DC0048111, to Helen Neville. Subcontract to University of California San Diego, 08/01/98 - 08/31/01 (Direct costs $120,998); subcontract to Emory University 9/01/01 through 07/31/03 (Direct costs $80,665).
2001-2002 (Role: PI Project 7). Electrophysiological studies of brain function. NIH Grant NS22343 from NINDS. Elizabeth Bates Director: Center for the Study of the Neurological Basis of Language (Direct costs, $149,114).
1995-2001 (Role: PI of Project 2). Electrophysiological studies of Williams syndrome. NIH Grant P01 HD03313 from NICHD. Ursula Bellugi Program Project Director, Williams Syndrome: Bridging Cognition and Gene (Direct cost, $228,684).
1996-2001 (Role: PI Project 7). Electrophysiological studies of brain function. NIH Grant NS22343 from NINDS. Elizabeth Bates Director: Center for the Study of the Neurological Basis of Language (Direct costs, $372,885).
1996-2001 (Role: PI Project 5). Electrophysiological studies of brain function in infancy. NIH Grant DCO1289 from NIDCD. Elizabeth Bates Director: Origins of Communication Disorders (Direct costs, $325,165).
1996 (Role: PI) McDonnell Pew Award $6,000 for lab equipment
1991-1996 (Role:Co-Investigator), NIH Grant 1 RO1 NS 2956-01, "Neurobiology of language acquisition", Helen J. Neville, Principal Investigator, 04/01/91-03/31/96.