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We make grants to preserve endangered culture and nature, and to promote open access. We have awarded more than $500m since 2002.

Preserving Endangered Culture
Preserving Endangered Culture
Protecting Endangered Environment
Protecting Endangered Environment
Promoting Open Access
Promoting Open Access

We are committed to transparency, and believe that with better information, grant-makers can be more effective decision makers. You can find information about our grants on 360Giving and on our grants directory.

Read our 2017 overview report for updates on our ongoing programmes and new Arcadia grants.

Including a bibliography of Arcadia’s publications; works on the cost of academic publishing and the open access mandate in the United Kingdom; general publications on open access; and links to useful websites and open access organizations.

Arcadia Fund 4 days ago

A great piece about the work of Fr. Justin and his team using state-of-the-art technology to recover erased texts from #palimpsest #manuscripts in St. Catherine’s Monastery, Sinai: bbc.co.uk/news/business-… Learn more about the project: sinaipalimpsests.org

test Twitter Media - A great piece about the work of Fr. Justin and his team using state-of-the-art technology to recover erased texts from #palimpsest #manuscripts in St. Catherine’s Monastery, Sinai: https://t.co/6VbkIJiAeW
Learn more about the project: https://t.co/mDXu8jKy5a https://t.co/iRGdKBY2dp
Arcadia Fund 4 days ago

What works in #conservation? @ConservEvidence's 2018 edition is an essential, practical tool for conservationists on the ground. The book includes more than 1,200 of the latest scientific studies, and is #openaccess! openbookpublishers.com/product/696 @Bill_Sutherland

test Twitter Media - What works in #conservation? @ConservEvidence's 2018 edition is an essential, practical tool for conservationists on the ground. The book includes more than 1,200 of the latest scientific studies, and is #openaccess! https://t.co/4s908mevEQ @Bill_Sutherland https://t.co/XgyA6UbP6E
Arcadia Fund 1 week ago

Happy #WorldOceansDay to our partners committed to improving the health and resilience of our oceans @oceana @FaunaFloraInt @ejfoundation @DeepStewardship

test Twitter Media - Happy #WorldOceansDay to our partners committed to improving the health and resilience of our oceans @oceana @FaunaFloraInt @ejfoundation @DeepStewardship https://t.co/xEBfA4gXVS
Arcadia Fund 2 weeks ago

Interesting article by @ofathurahman referencing materials digitized by @bl_eap project in Indonesia: "Female Indonesian Sufis: Shattariyah Murids in the 18th and 19th Centuries in Java" repository.kulib.kyoto-u.ac.jp/dspace/bitstre… @britishlibrary

test Twitter Media - Interesting article by @ofathurahman referencing materials digitized by @bl_eap project in Indonesia: "Female Indonesian Sufis: Shattariyah Murids in the 18th and 19th Centuries in Java" https://t.co/GExTpljHM0
@britishlibrary https://t.co/KQ9GBr9TNz
Arcadia Fund 2 weeks ago

A third of ‘protected’ nature zones are quietly being ruined newscientist.com/article/216918…

Arcadia Fund 2 weeks ago

Can conservation save our ocean? The role of marine protected areas in #ocean #conservation| The Economist youtu.be/BFtrZ0aqqtM via @YouTube

Arcadia Fund 4 weeks ago

“It’s time that knowledge becomes a public good” -- @olerektor blog.ki.se/rektor/the-cir… An excellent post by the President of @karolinskainst on the Swedish transition to open access

Arcadia Fund 1 month ago

Socialist Flower Power - new exhibition @wendemuseum offers a glimpse into the world of Soviet hippies. Opens this weekend! wendemuseum.org/programs/socia…

test Twitter Media - Socialist Flower Power - new exhibition @wendemuseum offers a glimpse  into  the  world  of Soviet  hippies. Opens this weekend!
https://t.co/bFdfmIQoCv https://t.co/0gNMQRm1Pd
Arcadia Fund 1 month ago

Plants are true time travelers. With about two-thirds of the world’s ecosystems degraded, seed banking offers a unique opportunity to restore habitats. @kewgardens kew.org/blogs/in-the-g…

test Twitter Media - Plants are true time travelers. With about two-thirds of the world’s ecosystems degraded, seed banking offers a unique opportunity to restore habitats. @kewgardens
https://t.co/9Z4YYUqqrR https://t.co/qrOkz1MViS
Arcadia Fund 1 month ago

Sweden stands up for open access – cancels agreement with Elsevier. Large science publisher Elsevier does not meet the requirements of Swedish universities and research institutes openaccess.blogg.kb.se/2018/05/16/swe…

Arcadia Fund 1 month ago

Arcadia grantee @EAMENA123 is training heritage specialists in Alexandria, Egypt, on endangered archaeology documentation @BritishCouncil #CulturalProtectionFund

test Twitter Media - Arcadia grantee @EAMENA123 is training heritage specialists in Alexandria, Egypt, on endangered archaeology documentation @BritishCouncil #CulturalProtectionFund https://t.co/fMVyCtpuiw
Arcadia Fund 1 month ago

The Halcyon Programmes @FaunaFloraInt have influenced the conservation of more than 55m ha of critical habitat. 20 yrs after our first grant, we continue to support the programme in it's effort to secure some of the world’s most important sites and species fauna-flora.org/news/major-gra…

test Twitter Media - The Halcyon Programmes @FaunaFloraInt have influenced the conservation of more than 55m ha of critical habitat. 20 yrs after our first grant, we continue to support the programme in it's effort to secure some of the world’s most important sites and species https://t.co/rusB2isJJp https://t.co/I31ueFnOBw