OUR GRANTS

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Arcadia Fund has waived all copyright and related or neighbouring rights to Arcadia’s grant data, to the extent possible under law, by dedicating it to the public domain with the Creative Commons CC0 waiver. This means the data is freely accessible to anyone to use and share.

You can search below for details of all our grants. Our grants data is also available in xlsx format here.




Displaying 201 to 240 of 354 grants

  • Organization
  • Project
  • Programme
  • Focus
  • Awarded
  • Status
  • Amount
  • Organization

    National Library of Israel

    Programme

    Open Access

    Status

    Complete

    Awarded

    2014

    Amount

    $300,000
    To establish the library as a model for open access.

    Grant duration: 1 years

    http://web.nli.org.il/sites/NLI/English/digitallibrary/time_journey/Pages/default.aspx
  • Organization

    University of Oxford (School of Archaeology)

    Programme

    Cultural

    Focus

    Heritage sites

    Status

    Complete

    Awarded

    2014

    Amount

    $1,964,054
    To create a database of endangered archaeological heritage in the Middle East and North Africa using satellite imagery and on the ground survey.

    Grant duration: 3 years

    http://eamena.arch.ox.ac.uk/
  • Organization

    Environmental Justice Foundation

    Programme

    Environmental

    Status

    Complete

    Awarded

    2014

    Amount

    $450,000
    To campaign against large-scale, illegal and undocumented fishing in West African coastal waters.

    Grant duration: 4 years

    https://ejfoundation.org/what-we-do/ocean
  • Organization

    The World Land Trust

    Programme

    Environmental

    Status

    Complete

    Awarded

    2014

    Amount

    $1,800,000
    To secure new areas of high biodiversity value under conservation management, in collaboration with local partners

    Grant duration: 3 years

    http://www.worldlandtrust.org/
  • Organization

    Zalman Shazar Center for Jewish History

    Programme

    Cultural

    Status

    Complete

    Awarded

    2014

    Amount

    $222,600
    To support the research and publication of Professor Joseph Dan's multi-volume history of Jewish mysticism and esotericism.

    Grant duration: 3 years

    http://www.shazar.org.il/en/default.aspx
  • Organization

    New York Public Library

    Programme

    Open Access

    Status

    Complete

    Awarded

    2014

    Amount

    $100,000
    To further open access to scholarly and cultural materials

    Grant duration: 1 years

    http://www.nypl.org/
  • Organization

    University of California Los Angeles

    Programme

    Open Access

    Status

    Complete

    Awarded

    2014

    Amount

    $100,000
    To further open access to scholarly and cultural materials

    Grant duration: 1 years

    http://www.library.ucla.edu/
  • Organization

    University of California, Berkeley

    Programme

    Open Access

    Status

    Complete

    Awarded

    2014

    Amount

    $100,000
    To further open access to scholarly and cultural materials

    Grant duration: 1 years

    http://www.lib.berkeley.edu/node
  • Organization

    University of Cambridge

    Programme

    Cultural

    Focus

    Intangible culture

    Status

    Complete

    Awarded

    2014

    Amount

    $1,207,964
    To document the endangered cultural heritage of the Kalmyks and Oirats, and to create an open-access digital archive of this material.

    Grant duration: 5 years

    http://www.kalmykheritage.socanth.cam.ac.uk/en/index.php
  • Organization

    University of Cambridge

    Programme

    Open Access

    Status

    Complete

    Awarded

    2014

    Amount

    $81,059
    To further open access to scholarly and cultural materials

    Grant duration: 1 years

    http://www.lib.cam.ac.uk/
  • Organization

    Yale University

    Programme

    Open Access

    Status

    Complete

    Awarded

    2014

    Amount

    $100,000
    To further open access to scholarly and cultural materials

    Grant duration: 1 years

    http://web.library.yale.edu/
  • Organization

    ClientEarth

    Programme

    Environmental

    Status

    Complete

    Awarded

    2014

    Amount

    $1,459,073
    To enforce the laws that protect European wildlife and habitats through targeted litigation and other legal interventions, supported and complemented by strategic advocacy and capacity building with partners across Europe.

    Grant duration: 3 years

    http://www.clientearth.org/wildlife/
  • Organization

    Public.Resource.Org

    Programme

    Open Access

    Status

    Complete

    Awarded

    2014

    Amount

    $200,000
    To digitize and give open access to legal documents, technical standards and safety standards that should be in the public domain.

    Grant duration: 2 years

    http://public.resource.org/
  • Organization

    University of California Los Angeles

    Programme

    Cultural

    Status

    Complete

    Awarded

    2014

    Amount

    $5,000,000
    To endow the Ronald J. Mellor Chair in Ancient History

    Grant duration: 1 years

    http://www.history.ucla.edu/
  • Organization

    University of California, Berkeley

    Programme

    Open Access

    Status

    Complete

    Awarded

    2014

    Amount

    $5,000,000
    Core grant

    Grant duration: 2 years

    http://www.lib.berkeley.edu/
  • Organization

    University of Exeter

    Programme

    Cultural

    Focus

    Intangible culture

    Status

    Complete

    Awarded

    2014

    Amount

    $348,556
    To document the rituals and priestly knowledge of the Mandaeans and to make the records available for free online.

    Grant duration: 3 years

    http://mandaeanpriests.exeter.ac.uk/
  • Organization

    Wende Museum

    Programme

    Cultural

    Status

    Complete

    Awarded

    2014

    Amount

    $5,000,000
    To preserve, catalogue and digitise Cold War era (1945-1991) artefacts, artworks and archives from Eastern Europe and the Soviet Union.

    Grant duration: 5 years

    https://www.wendemuseum.org/
  • Organization

    BirdLife International

    Programme

    Environmental

    Status

    Complete

    Awarded

    2013

    Amount

    $1,800,000
    To build the capacity of national Birdlife partners in high-biodiversity countries, to ensure that priority species and habitats are sustainably managed.

    Grant duration: 6 years

    http://www.birdlife.org
  • Organization

    University of Cambridge

    Programme

    Environmental

    Status

    Complete

    Awarded

    2013

    Amount

    $2,253,272
    To develop and consolidate the initiative.

    Grant duration: 6 years

    http://www.conservation.cam.ac.uk/
  • Organization

    Smithsonian, National Museum of Natural History

    Programme

    Cultural

    Focus

    Manuscripts and Archives

    Status

    Complete

    Awarded

    2013

    Amount

    $1,000,000
    To digitize a collection of ethnographic sound recordings and associated manuscripts and to make it available for free online.

    Grant duration: 3 years

    http://collections.si.edu/search/index.htm
  • Organization

    Oceana

    Programme

    Environmental

    Status

    Complete

    Awarded

    2013

    Amount

    $5,000,000
    To reduce habitat destruction by changing fishing policies in the Americas, tropical Asia and Europe.

    Grant duration: 5 years

    http://oceana.org/
  • Organization

    Royal Botanic Gardens Kew

    Programme

    Environmental

    Status

    Complete

    Awarded

    2013

    Amount

    $2,000,000
    To expand the partnership's work in biodiversity rich low- and middle-income countries.

    Grant duration: 6 years

    http://www.kew.org/science-conservation/collections/millennium-seed-bank
  • Organization

    Tropical Biology Association

    Programme

    Environmental

    Status

    Complete

    Awarded

    2013

    Amount

    $120,000
    To train young African biologists to develop careers in conservation.

    Grant duration: 1 years

    http://www.tropical-biology.org/
  • Organization

    Harvard University

    Programme

    Cultural

    Status

    Complete

    Awarded

    2013

    Amount

    $525,000
    To document and interpret historical environmental data captured in an ice core from a glacier in the Alps.

    Grant duration: 4 years

    http://sohp.fas.harvard.edu/historical-ice-core-heart-europe
  • Organization

    University of California, Berkeley

    Programme

    Open Access

    Status

    Complete

    Awarded

    2013

    Amount

    $250,000
    To improve public access to knowledge by promoting open access.

    Grant duration: 1 years

    http://www.authorsalliance.org/
  • Organization

    University of Virginia

    Programme

    Cultural

    Focus

    Intangible culture

    Status

    Complete

    Awarded

    2013

    Amount

    $1,422,590
    To document the oral traditions of Bhutan and make the records available for free online.

    Grant duration: 5 years

    http://bhutan.virginia.edu/
  • Organization

    Fauna & Flora International

    Programme

    Environmental

    Status

    Complete

    Awarded

    2013

    Amount

    $5,000,000
    To secure important areas of natural habitat and ensure their associated wildlife will survive.

    Grant duration: 5 years

    http://www.fauna-flora.org/
  • Organization

    British Museum

    Programme

    Cultural

    Focus

    Manuscripts and Archives

    Status

    Complete

    Awarded

    2012

    Amount

    $1,345,589
    To preserve and curate the Trust for African Rock Art's (TARA) photographic archive of more than 20,000 images, and make it available for free online.

    Grant duration: 6 years

    http://africanrockart.britishmuseum.org
  • Organization

    Trust for African Rock Art

    Programme

    Cultural

    Focus

    Manuscripts and Archives

    Status

    Complete

    Awarded

    2012

    Amount

    $260,000
    To work with the British Museum to preserve, curate and share a photographic archive of more than 20,000 images and make it available for free online.

    Grant duration: 1 years

    http://africanrockart.org/
  • Organization

    Harvard University

    Programme

    Cultural

    Status

    Complete

    Awarded

    2012

    Amount

    $10,000,000
    To support Harvard College Fellows Program

    Grant duration: 4 years

    http://www.harvard.edu/
  • Organization

    University of California Los Angeles

    Programme

    Cultural

    Status

    Complete

    Awarded

    2012

    Amount

    $10,000,000
    To establish the Endowed History Department Chair and History Department Chair Quasi-Endowment Fund.

    Grant duration: 5 years

    http://www.history.ucla.edu/
  • Organization

    Tropical Biology Association

    Programme

    Environmental

    Status

    Complete

    Awarded

    2012

    Amount

    $110,241
    To train young African biologists to develop careers in conservation.

    Grant duration: 1 years

    http://www.tropical-biology.org/
  • Organization

    Trust for African Rock Art

    Programme

    Cultural

    Focus

    Heritage sites

    Status

    Complete

    Awarded

    2012

    Amount

    $150,000
    To survey, document and conserve rock art sites across Africa.

    Grant duration: 1 years

    http://africanrockart.org/
  • Organization

    Ecology Trust

    Programme

    Environmental

    Status

    Complete

    Awarded

    2012

    Amount

    $105,377
    To support the development and effective management of the network.

    Grant duration: 4 years

    http://www.greenfunders.org/
  • Organization

    Environmental Justice Foundation

    Programme

    Environmental

    Status

    Complete

    Awarded

    2012

    Amount

    $100,000
    To campaign against large-scale, illegal and undocumented fishing in West African coastal waters.

    Grant duration: 2 years

    http://ejfoundation.org/what-we-do/oceans
  • Organization

    Sydney Royal Botanic Gardens and Domain Trust

    Programme

    Environmental

    Status

    Complete

    Awarded

    2012

    Amount

    $600,000
    To develop techniques for storing seeds not suitable for traditional seed protocols.

    Grant duration: 5 years

    https://www.rbgsyd.nsw.gov.au/Home
  • Organization

    Wetlands International

    Programme

    Environmental

    Status

    Complete

    Awarded

    2012

    Amount

    $900,000
    To conserve key sites for migratory birds in northern Europe and West Africa.

    Grant duration: 4 years

    https://www.wetlands.org/
  • Organization

    Fauna & Flora International

    Programme

    Environmental

    Status

    Complete

    Awarded

    2011

    Amount

    $5,000,000
    To create properly managed refuges for marine life whilst longer term systemic changes are made.

    Grant duration: 4 years

    http://www.fauna-flora.org/initiative/marine-conservation/
  • Organization

    ClientEarth

    Programme

    Environmental

    Status

    Complete

    Awarded

    2011

    Amount

    $250,000
    To develop an effective, enforceable framework for sustainable, biodiversity-friendly fisheries management.

    Grant duration: 2 years

    https://www.clientearth.org/common-fisheries-policy/
  • Organization

    Wikimedia Foundation Inc

    Programme

    Open Access

    Status

    Complete

    Awarded

    2011

    Amount

    $1,250,000
    To give free access to educational resources.

    Grant duration: 5 years

    http://wikimediafoundation.org/wiki/Home
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