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 $570 million in grants to projects around the world.

Arcadia Fund 3 days ago

We are delighted to welcome @sam_vanschaik as the new director of our Endangered Archives Programme @bl_eap @britishlibrary! Photo: Argentinian folk dance company, Heinrich Sanguinetti Archive (1930-1956) EAP755 bit.ly/2BwD456

test Twitter Media - We are delighted to welcome @sam_vanschaik as the new director of our Endangered Archives Programme @bl_eap @britishlibrary!

Photo: Argentinian folk dance company, Heinrich Sanguinetti Archive (1930-1956) EAP755 https://t.co/e9djDUC0uy https://t.co/L0u51VLCLt
Arcadia Fund 5 days ago

TODAY Prof Claudia Rapp will speak about the discoveries of the Sinai Palimpsest Project and the work to recover erased ancient texts at Catherine’s Monastery. @UniofOxford All Souls College at 5pm - all welcome! More about this project sinaipalimpsests.org

test Twitter Media - TODAY Prof Claudia Rapp will speak about the discoveries of the Sinai Palimpsest Project and the work to recover erased ancient texts at Catherine’s Monastery. 

@UniofOxford All Souls College at 5pm - all welcome!

More about this project https://t.co/l0C8QjC9jH https://t.co/86uQ2Lxrpe
Arcadia Fund 4 weeks ago

Peru’s tropical forest is the 4th biggest & one of the most biodiverse regions on the planet. The country’s pioneering forest watchdog OSINFOR fights illegal logging & forest crime, but a new @Global_Witness report reveals that it's work is under threat globalwitness.org/en/campaigns/f…

test Twitter Media - Peru’s tropical forest is the 4th biggest & one of the most biodiverse regions on the planet. The country’s pioneering forest watchdog OSINFOR fights illegal logging & forest crime, but a new @Global_Witness report reveals that it's work is under threat
https://t.co/6tTrk8EX0p https://t.co/rRwFdXS55v
Arcadia Fund 1 month ago

Academic publishers enjoy a 30-40% profit margin from work given to them for free. The documentary Paywall examines the business of scholarship and stresses the need for #openaccess to research. SPECIAL SCREENING with Q&A on 30 Jan @britishlibrary @RL_UK bit.ly/2FzDoTw

test Twitter Media - Academic publishers enjoy a 30-40% profit margin from work given to them for free. The documentary Paywall examines the business of scholarship and stresses the need for #openaccess to research. SPECIAL SCREENING with Q&A on 30 Jan @britishlibrary @RL_UK 
https://t.co/Xc0DSpd2yQ https://t.co/LicbYjFLFz
Arcadia Fund 1 month ago

Rising sea levels place the #Maldives at the front line of the devastating effects of #climatechange. The Maldives Heritage Survey @UniofOxford is creating a permanent #openaccess record of the islands' cultural heritage. Read more: bit.ly/2RbCiV0 @HeritageMV @EOS_SG

test Twitter Media - Rising sea levels place the #Maldives at the front line of the devastating effects of #climatechange. The Maldives Heritage Survey @UniofOxford is creating a permanent #openaccess record of the islands' cultural heritage. Read more: https://t.co/BzFZNXV9Zp
@HeritageMV @EOS_SG https://t.co/r2Pt2RH4h3
Arcadia Fund 1 month ago

For the first time in +20 years, published works will enter the public domain. The copyright of books, films, music & more from 1923 has now expired, making them free for anyone to use without permission or fee #PublicDomainDay #OpenAccess Read more: bit.ly/2TkxaL0

test Twitter Media - For the first time in +20 years, published works will enter the public domain. The copyright of books, films, music & more from 1923 has now expired, making them free for anyone to use without permission or fee #PublicDomainDay #OpenAccess Read more: https://t.co/q6wpUuFJoW https://t.co/E1G4tq7iOg
Arcadia Fund 2 months ago

Papua New Guinea has about 8 million people, but more than 800 languages. bbc.co.uk/news/av/world-… @BBC Through the Endangered Languages Programme @ELARarchive @SOAS, we supported the documentation of 42 of them eldp.net

test Twitter Media - Papua New Guinea has about 8 million people, but more than 800 languages. https://t.co/dJts7IBExV @BBC
Through the Endangered Languages Programme @ELARarchive @SOAS, we supported the documentation of 42 of them https://t.co/gvQbtGCfpd https://t.co/qW1pwkpa3c
Arcadia Fund 2 months ago

Delighted to support @WetlandsInt's work to protect migratory waterbirds' habitat in the Yellow Sea area - a critically important part of the East Asian – Australasian Flyway. Read more about our new grant bit.ly/2RUS4ju

test Twitter Media - Delighted to support @WetlandsInt's work to protect migratory waterbirds' habitat in the Yellow Sea area - a critically important part of the East Asian – Australasian Flyway. Read more about our new grant https://t.co/8zbIMyboub https://t.co/62nvTDtBcU
Arcadia Fund 2 months ago

Scanning ALL out-of-copyright Swedish newspapers (1645-1906) at the National Library of Sweden @kungbib @NatLibSwe @ra_arkivgatan9. 🇸🇪 Records will be #openaccess here: tidningar.kb.se Read more about the project: bit.ly/2zW4yjQ

test Twitter Media - Scanning ALL out-of-copyright Swedish newspapers (1645-1906) at the National Library of Sweden @kungbib @NatLibSwe @ra_arkivgatan9. 🇸🇪  Records will be #openaccess here: https://t.co/l5SXxhXWWX 

Read more about the project: https://t.co/PdqsahVFh3 https://t.co/5FYbNakFC7
Arcadia Fund 2 months ago

MENA heritage is of intentional importance, with millions of documented & undocumented archaeological sites, many at-risk. Happy to participate at #protectingthepast & discuss new approaches to heritage protection in the region @EAMENA123 @Global_Heritage protectingthepast.com/PtP2018/

test Twitter Media - MENA heritage is of intentional importance, with millions of documented & undocumented archaeological sites, many at-risk. Happy to participate at #protectingthepast & discuss new approaches to heritage protection in the region @EAMENA123 @Global_Heritage
https://t.co/v0ocLd5fNG https://t.co/5wVPIazquJ
Arcadia Fund 3 months ago

Our grantee @OA_Button says that if it's not shared, it's not science. But authors are prohibited from posting online the publisher's version of their work. A new tool will help them obtain the Authors Accepted Manuscript needed for legal self-archiving bit.ly/2DPhMBM

test Twitter Media - Our grantee @OA_Button says that if it's not shared, it's not science. But authors are prohibited from posting online the publisher's version of their work. A new tool will help them obtain the Authors Accepted Manuscript needed for legal self-archiving https://t.co/8CmCQxW4Tx https://t.co/PHqLzy6p42
Arcadia Fund 3 months ago

London Bridge, Cannon Street, Southwark and Millennium Bridge - first four bridges of the @IlluminatedRiv public art commission will light up in summer 2019!! bit.ly/2Qo36jv

test Twitter Media - London Bridge, Cannon Street, Southwark and Millennium Bridge - first four bridges of the @IlluminatedRiv public art commission will light up in summer 2019!!
https://t.co/4XRSlSnx5h https://t.co/C9mRCZGyLE