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Founded by lisbet rausing and peter baldwin, arcadia supports charities and scholarly institutions to preserve cultural heritage, protect the environment, and promote open access. Since 2002, we have awarded more than $500 million in grants to projects around the world.

Arcadia Fund 16 hours ago

In 2013 a team from @HarvardSoHP @Harvard @UMaine retrieved a 73m ice core from Colle Gnifetti, Swiss Alps. The ice core captures invaluable information about #climatechange & human-climate interactions from the last 2000 yrs. Results revealed TOMORROW! bit.ly/2T9WyDG

test Twitter Media - In 2013 a team from @HarvardSoHP @Harvard @UMaine retrieved a 73m ice core from Colle Gnifetti, Swiss Alps. The ice core captures invaluable information about #climatechange & human-climate interactions from the last 2000 yrs. Results revealed TOMORROW!
https://t.co/gjohiT9eos https://t.co/gIKirNrbhD
Arcadia Fund 2 days ago

Like arteries, free-flowing rivers provide ecosystems with critical resources and nutrients. Modifying their flow can alter an entire watershed and threaten biodiversity. Our new grant to @intlrivers will help protect rivers and those who depend on them bit.ly/2z31iCM

test Twitter Media - Like arteries, free-flowing rivers provide ecosystems with critical resources and nutrients. Modifying their flow can alter an entire watershed and threaten biodiversity. Our new grant to @intlrivers will help protect rivers and those who depend on them https://t.co/2rfp0LNiu3 https://t.co/QezuYiKulF
Arcadia Fund 1 week ago

One in five of the world's plant species is thought to be at risk of extinction. The Millennium Seed Bank @kewgardens uses techniques like cryopreservation to safeguard hard-to-store seeds such as coffee, chocolate, avocado & oak @KewScience read more bbc.co.uk/news/science-e…

test Twitter Media - One in five of the world's plant species is thought to be at risk of extinction. The Millennium Seed Bank @kewgardens uses techniques like cryopreservation to safeguard hard-to-store seeds such as coffee, chocolate, avocado & oak @KewScience 
read more https://t.co/890INdGkGe https://t.co/NUJOPiKkZT
Arcadia Fund 1 week ago

Big news today as both @wellcometrust and @gatesfoundation join #cOAlitionS @ScienceEurope and endorse the principles of #PlanS for #openaccess to research!! bit.ly/2F54zqG

test Twitter Media - Big news today as both @wellcometrust and @gatesfoundation join #cOAlitionS @ScienceEurope and endorse the principles of #PlanS for #openaccess to research!! https://t.co/G17U9k6tdY https://t.co/P0WVrwAYvy
Arcadia Fund 2 weeks ago

Historical aerial photos of the #MiddleEast & #NorthAfrica, often taken by military forces, are crucial to identifying unrecorded archaeological sites, some now destroyed. SHARE @EAMENA123's open appeal for 1910s-1950s aerial photos of the region bit.ly/2JoV0kS

test Twitter Media - Historical aerial photos of the #MiddleEast & #NorthAfrica, often taken by military forces, are crucial to identifying unrecorded archaeological sites, some now destroyed. 
SHARE @EAMENA123's open appeal for 1910s-1950s aerial photos of the region
https://t.co/eBpYNs6Aat https://t.co/3CfB6nAZR7
Arcadia Fund 3 weeks ago

My thesis, open access and me: lovely videos from our grantee @Cambridge_Uni of researchers talking about their #openaccess digital PhD theses bit.ly/2Aq6JNb @CamOpenAccess #OAWeek18

test Twitter Media - My thesis, open access and me: lovely videos from our grantee @Cambridge_Uni of researchers talking about their #openaccess digital PhD theses https://t.co/yuyFxaPJqx @CamOpenAccess #OAWeek18 https://t.co/gfdgPlxXcg
Arcadia Fund 3 weeks ago

As opportunities for higher education expand and funding shrinks, how do students around the world get access to the knowledge they need? 'Shadow Libraries: Access to Knowledge in Global Higher Education' is available from @mitpress mitpress.mit.edu/books/shadow-l… #OAWeek18 #openaccess

test Twitter Media - As opportunities for higher education expand and funding shrinks, how do students around the world get access to the knowledge they need? 
'Shadow Libraries: Access to Knowledge in Global Higher Education' is available from @mitpress https://t.co/8EuetusSgC #OAWeek18 #openaccess https://t.co/tSQiibeju4
Arcadia Fund 3 weeks ago

Information about copyright and publication options is vital for authors who want to make and keep their work accessible. A new guide is now available from our grantees @authorsalliance bit.ly/2z1BOoF #OAWeek18

test Twitter Media - Information about copyright and publication options is vital for authors who want to make and keep their work accessible. 
A new guide is now available from our grantees @authorsalliance https://t.co/aFcyOXdHT6 
#OAWeek18 https://t.co/p1v1LcYI25
Arcadia Fund 3 weeks ago

Thanks to @carlmalamud, the US Court of Appeals unanimously rules that the Official Code of Georgia Annotated (OCGA) cannot be copyrighted. The law belongs to the people and must be freely accessible to the people. bit.ly/2EFZfd2

test Twitter Media - Thanks to @carlmalamud, the US Court of Appeals unanimously rules that the Official Code of Georgia Annotated (OCGA) cannot be copyrighted. 
The law belongs to the people and must be freely accessible to the people. https://t.co/9tJeeijmKN https://t.co/xG0EByjOjn
Arcadia Fund 4 weeks ago

Library leaders are working together today @ the Open Libraries Forum 2018 to make more books available online for free via controlled digital lending. If you're there, say hi to @rmounce! Or read about our @mitpress @internetarchive @openlibrary project bit.ly/2CnSV78

test Twitter Media - Library leaders are working together today @ the Open Libraries Forum 2018 to make more books available online for free via controlled digital lending.
If you're there, say hi to @rmounce! Or read about our @mitpress @internetarchive @openlibrary project https://t.co/JvBCfMI5oG https://t.co/uRtpRDzlHN
Arcadia Fund 4 weeks ago

Only 15% of peer-reviewed articles are published in fully #openaccess journals. Our very own @rmounce and friends at #CP2OA18 are discussing pathways to sustainable OA publishing @ucberkeleylib @UCB_ScholComm Couldn't go? Follow discussions here cp2oa18.com

test Twitter Media - Only 15% of peer-reviewed articles are published in fully #openaccess journals. 

Our very own @rmounce and friends at #CP2OA18 are discussing pathways to sustainable OA publishing @ucberkeleylib @UCB_ScholComm

Couldn't go? Follow discussions here https://t.co/IOPPatY9pz https://t.co/ciH8yT9u9z
Arcadia Fund 4 weeks ago

The Endangered Languages Documentation Programme @ELARarchive, which we set up in 2002 at @SOAS has already documented more than 400 critically endangered languages around the world. The 2019 grant cycle is NOW OPEN! eldp.net/en/our+grants/… vimeo.com/272540899?ref=…