OUR GRANTS

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Displaying 241 to 280 of 354 grants

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

    National Library of Israel

    Programme

    Cultural

    Focus

    Manuscripts and Archives

    Status

    Complete

    Awarded

    2011

    Amount

    $1,991,702
    To collect, digitize and preserve printed ephemera from the early history of modern Israel and make them available for free online.

    Grant duration: 4 years

    http://idep.library.ucla.edu/nli/
  • Organization

    Fauna & Flora International

    Programme

    Environmental

    Status

    Complete

    Awarded

    2011

    Amount

    $800,000
    To secure important areas of natural habitat and ensure their associated wildlife will survive.

    Grant duration: 1 years

    http://www.fauna-flora.org/initiatives/halcyon-land-sea/
  • Organization

    Harvard University

    Programme

    Open Access

    Status

    Complete

    Awarded

    2011

    Amount

    $9,000,000
    To improve acquisition policies and access to the library's collections.

    Grant duration: 5 years

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

    Digital Public Library of America

    Programme

    Open Access

    Status

    Complete

    Awarded

    2011

    Amount

    $2,500,000
    To develop a working prototype of the Digital Public Library of America platform.

    Grant duration: 3 years

    http://dp.la/
  • Organization

    Harvard University

    Programme

    Discretionary

    Status

    Complete

    Awarded

    2011

    Amount

    $5,000,000
    To support new initiatives in the Harvard Library

    Grant duration: 5 years

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

    Harvard University

    Programme

    Open Access

    Status

    Complete

    Awarded

    2011

    Amount

    $1,000,000
    To promote open access at Harvard, and other universities and institutions, through consultation and collaboration, exploring cyberspace, sharing in its study & pioneering its development.

    Grant duration: 4 years

    https://cyber.harvard.edu/
  • Organization

    Yale University

    Programme

    Cultural

    Status

    Complete

    Awarded

    2011

    Amount

    $25,000,000
    To build a new cultural conservation and digitization centre at Yale University.

    Grant duration: 5 years

    http://ipch.yale.edu/
  • Organization

    Early Manuscripts Electronic Library

    Programme

    Cultural

    Focus

    Manuscripts and Archives

    Status

    Complete

    Awarded

    2011

    Amount

    $2,100,000
    To digitize palimpsests in the library of St Catherine’s Monastery in Sinai, using multispectral photography.

    Grant duration: 5 years

    http://sinaipalimpsests.org/
  • Organization

    Hill Museum and Manuscript Library

    Programme

    Cultural

    Focus

    Manuscripts and Archives

    Status

    Complete

    Awarded

    2011

    Amount

    $3,000,000
    To digitize endangered manuscripts in libraries in the Middle East, Africa and India and to make them available for free online.

    Grant duration: 5 years

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

    Institute for Viking and North Atlantic Studies

    Programme

    Cultural

    Focus

    Heritage sites

    Status

    Complete

    Awarded

    2011

    Amount

    $100,000
    To excavate and research a Viking-age archaeological site in western Iceland, in partnership with UCLA and Vikingaminjar ehf.

    Grant duration: 3 years

    http://cmrs.ucla.edu/research/projects/map/
  • Organization

    Internet Archive

    Programme

    Open Access

    Status

    Complete

    Awarded

    2011

    Amount

    $250,000
    To improve and promote best practices for preserving files stored on tape and disk for ten or more years.

    Grant duration: 2 years

    https://archive.org/index.php
  • Organization

    King's College London

    Programme

    Cultural

    Focus

    Manuscripts and Archives

    Status

    Complete

    Awarded

    2011

    Amount

    $143,000
    To research and test the best methods of assessing the impact of digitised collections.

    Grant duration: 1 years

    https://kcl.ac.uk/index.aspx
  • Organization

    University of California Los Angeles

    Programme

    Cultural

    Focus

    Manuscripts and Archives

    Status

    Complete

    Awarded

    2011

    Amount

    $3,414,109
    To digitize, preserve and provide free online access to endangered modern printed and digital ephemera.

    Grant duration: 7 years

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

    University of California Los Angeles

    Programme

    Cultural

    Focus

    Heritage sites

    Status

    Complete

    Awarded

    2011

    Amount

    $400,000
    To excavate and research a Viking-age archaeological site in western Iceland, in partnership with the Institute for Viking and North Atlantic Studies and Vikingaminjar ehf.

    Grant duration: 3 years

    http://cmrs.ucla.edu/research/projects/map/
  • Organization

    University of Cambridge

    Programme

    Environmental

    Status

    Complete

    Awarded

    2011

    Amount

    $1,500,000
    To support collaborative research among the initiative's partners to address high priority biodiversity conservation issues.

    Grant duration: 5 years

    https://www.cambridgeconservation.org/our-work/collaborative-fund/
  • Organization

    University of Cambridge

    Programme

    Environmental

    Status

    Complete

    Awarded

    2011

    Amount

    $1,400,000
    To enable students from biodiversity-rich, cash-poor countries to participate in the Cambridge Masters in Conservation Leadership.

    Grant duration: 5 years

    https://www.geog.cam.ac.uk/graduate/mphil/conservation/
  • Organization

    University of Cambridge

    Programme

    Environmental

    Status

    Complete

    Awarded

    2011

    Amount

    $500,000
    To enable students from biodiversity-rich, cash-poor countries to participate in the Cambridge Student Conference on Conservation Science.

    Grant duration: 5 years

    http://www.sccs-cam.org/
  • Organization

    Whitley Fund for Nature

    Programme

    Environmental

    Status

    Complete

    Awarded

    2011

    Amount

    $150,000
    To support the careers of award winners.

    Grant duration: 1 years

    https://whitleyaward.org/
  • Organization

    Yale University

    Programme

    Environmental

    Status

    Complete

    Awarded

    2011

    Amount

    $5,500,000
    To train conservation practitioners in tropical Asia and Central America to enable them to take responsibility for local and national conservation, in collaboration with the Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute.

    Grant duration: 7 years

    http://environment.yale.edu/elti/
  • Organization

    Zalman Shazar Center for Jewish History

    Programme

    Cultural

    Status

    Complete

    Awarded

    2011

    Amount

    $150,000
    To support the research and publication of Professor Joseph Dan’s multi-volume history of Jewish mysticism.

    Grant duration: 3 years

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

    Vikingaminjar ehf

    Programme

    Cultural

    Focus

    Heritage sites

    Status

    Complete

    Awarded

    2011

    Amount

    $100,000
    To excavate and research a Viking-age archaeological site in western Iceland, in partnership with UCLA and the Institute for Viking and North Atlantic Studies.

    Grant duration: 2 years

    http://cmrs.ucla.edu/research/projects/map/
  • Organization

    Marine Conservation Institute

    Programme

    Environmental

    Status

    Complete

    Awarded

    2011

    Amount

    $1,050,000
    To support organisational development.

    Grant duration: 3 years

    https://marine-conservation.org/
  • Organization

    University of California Los Angeles

    Programme

    Cultural

    Focus

    Heritage sites

    Status

    Complete

    Awarded

    2011

    Amount

    $100,000
    To excavate and research a Viking-age archaeological site in western Iceland, in partnership with the Institute for Viking and North Atlantic Studies and Vikingaminjar ehf.

    Grant duration: 2 years

    http://cmrs.ucla.edu/research/projects/map/
  • Organization

    Early Manuscripts Electronic Library

    Programme

    Cultural

    Focus

    Manuscripts and Archives

    Status

    Complete

    Awarded

    2010

    Amount

    $35,000
    To develop an innovative light source to backlight the palimpsest folios of manuscripts with visible and infra-red light.

    Grant duration: 1 years

    http://sinaipalimpsests.org/
  • Organization

    Kent Wildlife Trust

    Programme

    Environmental

    Status

    Complete

    Awarded

    2010

    Amount

    $500,000
    To create large conservation areas connected by wildlife corridors to protect biodiversity, in collaboration with Sussex Wildlife Trust.

    Grant duration: 5 years

    http://www.kentwildlifetrust.org.uk/what-we-do/living-landscapes
  • Organization

    Sussex Wildlife Trust

    Programme

    Environmental

    Status

    Complete

    Awarded

    2010

    Amount

    $500,000
    To create large conservation areas connected by wildlife corridors to protect biodiversity, in collaboration with Kent Wildlife Trust.

    Grant duration: 5 years

    http://www.sussexwildlifetrust.org.uk/livinglandscape/index.htm
  • Organization

    Oceana

    Programme

    Environmental

    Status

    Complete

    Awarded

    2010

    Amount

    $1,000,000
    To enforce existing laws and regulations, to reduce illegal fishing and identify areas in need of protection.

    Grant duration: 2 years

    http://oceana.org/
  • Organization

    Israel Antiquities Authority

    Programme

    Cultural

    Focus

    Manuscripts and Archives

    Status

    Complete

    Awarded

    2010

    Amount

    $1,000,000
    To develop resources related to the Dead Sea Scrolls including bibliography, transcriptions of the text, translations and commentaries from experts and make them available for free online.

    Grant duration: 4 years

    http://www.antiquities.org.il/modules_eng.aspx?menu=10
  • Organization

    Conservation Land Trust

    Programme

    Environmental

    Status

    Complete

    Awarded

    2010

    Amount

    $500,000
    To create a continuous area of protected natural landscape by purchasing land adjacent to the Patagonia Park, which contains key access points and valuable habitat for threatened wildlife.

    Grant duration: 2 years

    http://conservacionpatagonica.org/home.htm
  • Organization

    Marine Conservation Institute

    Programme

    Environmental

    Status

    Complete

    Awarded

    2010

    Amount

    $500,000
    To lobby the US Government on the need for marine spatial planning in national ocean policy.

    Grant duration: 4 years

    https://marine-conservation.org/
  • Organization

    Marine Conservation Institute

    Programme

    Environmental

    Status

    Complete

    Awarded

    2010

    Amount

    $450,000
    To support organisational development.

    Grant duration: 4 years

    https://marine-conservation.org/
  • Organization

    Oceana

    Programme

    Environmental

    Status

    Complete

    Awarded

    2010

    Amount

    $2,550,000
    To support organisational consolidation and develop a focus on biodiversity.

    Grant duration: 4 years

    http://oceana.org/
  • Organization

    Einstein Papers Project

    Programme

    Cultural

    Focus

    Manuscripts and Archives

    Status

    Complete

    Awarded

    2010

    Amount

    $45,000
    To preserve the archive of Einstein's scientific works, other manuscripts and correspondence and to make it available for free online.

    Grant duration: 2 years

    http://www.einstein.caltech.edu/
  • Organization

    Early Manuscripts Electronic Library

    Programme

    Cultural

    Focus

    Manuscripts and Archives

    Status

    Complete

    Awarded

    2010

    Amount

    $12,000
    To support preparation for the digitization of palimpsest manuscripts in the Library of St Catherine's Monastery in Sinai.

    Grant duration: 1 years

    http://sinaipalimpsests.org/
  • Organization

    University of Cambridge

    Programme

    Environmental

    Status

    Complete

    Awarded

    2009

    Amount

    $540,667
    To help conservation practitioners to make effective decisions by publishing and disseminating evidence-based conservation strategies.

    Grant duration: 6 years

    http://www.conservationevidence.com/
  • Organization

    Marine Conservation Institute

    Programme

    Environmental

    Status

    Complete

    Awarded

    2009

    Amount

    $500,000
    To lobby the US Government on the need for marine spatial planning in national ocean policy.

    Grant duration: 2 years

    https://marine-conservation.org/
  • Organization

    British Library

    Programme

    Cultural

    Focus

    Manuscripts and Archives

    Status

    Complete

    Awarded

    2009

    Amount

    $793,371
    To develop an online, open access, oral history archive for the study of 20th-century science in Britain. In 2015, the project's 'Voices of Science' web resource won the Royal Historical Society's Public History Prize for Web and Digital (www.bl.uk/voicesofscience).

    Grant duration: 5 years

    https://www.bl.uk/projects/national-life-stories-oral-history-of-british-science#
  • Organization

    Institute for Philanthropy

    Programme

    Discretionary

    Status

    Complete

    Awarded

    2009

    Amount

    $1,777,138
    To increase the effectiveness of philanthropy through a programme of education and awareness-raising.

    Grant duration: 5 years

    http://www.instituteforphilanthropy.org.uk/
  • Organization

    Trust for African Rock Art

    Programme

    Cultural

    Focus

    Heritage sites

    Status

    Complete

    Awarded

    2009

    Amount

    $495,870
    To survey, document and conserve rock art sites across Africa.

    Grant duration: 3 years

    http://africanrockart.org/
  • Organization

    History and Policy

    Programme

    Discretionary

    Status

    Complete

    Awarded

    2009

    Amount

    $152,000
    To connect historians with policy-makers. History and Policy is a collaboration between King's College London and the University of Cambridge.

    Grant duration: 1 years

    http://www.historyandpolicy.org/
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