Grants awarded

You can search below for information about all grants we awarded. Our grants data is also available in csv format here.

We are committed to transparency, and believe that with better information, grant-makers can be more effective decision makers. In 2017 we started to work with 360Giving to publish information about Arcadia grants (last updated July 2024). Arcadia 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.

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Core support to re:wild

To provide core support to re:wild

$6,000,000

2022

5 years

To support people and National Parks impacted by the war in Ukraine.

To support a collaboration between Frankfurt Zoological Society and Foundation Conservation Carpathia to provide equipment and supplies for people in Ukraine's national parks.

$297,500

2022

1 year

To support people and National Parks impacted by the war in Ukraine.

To support a collaboration between Frankfurt Zoological Society and Foundation Conservation Carpathia to provide equipment and supplies for people in Ukraine's national parks.

$297,500

2022

1 year

Documenting the contemporary history of science in India

To collect, preserve and make available online endangered cultural artefacts related to the contemporary (~200 years) history of science in South Asia. It will also develop a prototype tool for interpretation and access through linked open data and public annotation of archival material

$440,000

2022

3 years

Sinai Library Digitization Project

To digitize and publish online more of the remaining manuscripts of St. Catherine’s Monastery in Sinai beyond the Arabic and Syriac manuscripts digitized in phase I, as well as newly discovered palimpsests

$2,014,000

2022

3 years

Anticaste archives: Preserving historical and cultural memory

To digitize Dalit community and family archives in India, and to make these materials available in an open-access digital archive

$1,700,000

2022

5 years

Yaeda Valley project

Towards protecting the forested ancestral homeland of the Hadza hunter-gatherers in the Yaeda Valley.

$71,280

2022

1 year

Documenting Ukraine fellowships

To support journalists, scholars, artists, public intellectuals and archivists based in Ukraine.

$1,273,300

2022

2 years

Rewilding Argentina Ibera Wildfire Crisis Fund

To provide a donation to Rewilding Argentina's Ibera Wildlife Crisis Fund, paid through their fiscal sponsor re:wild

$100,000

2022

1 year

Mapping Pre-Columbian archaeological heritage in South America

To produce an integrated public access database for the pre-Columbian archaeological heritage of South America, focussing on Brazil and Colombia.

$2,270,637

2022

3 years

DiPiKA - Digitization and Preservation of Kerala Archives

To survey and digitize some of the most important collections of palm-leaf manuscripts in the Thrissur and Ernakulam districts, Kerala, India in both institutional and family collections. These will be made available online in an open-access repository

$823,939

2022

5 years

Cambridge Conservation Initiative: Masters in Conservation Leadership

To support Miriam Rothschild scholars to participate in the Cambridge Masters in Conservation Leadership.

$3,000,000

2022

10 years

Environmental Leadership & Training Initiative (ELTI)

To train conservation practitioners in tropical Asia and Central America to enable them to take responsibility for local and national conservation

$3,000,000

2022

5 years

Safeguarding the ocean for future generations: Advancing equity, science and capacity

To support the operations of the Deep-Ocean Stewardship Initiative (DOSI), so that it can continue to provide evidence-based advice to inform international policy concerning the management and conservation of the deep ocean.

$4,641,000

2022

10 years

California Language Archive

To provide core support to the California Language Archive at the University of California, Berkeley.

$500,000

2022

5 years

Towards core costs

To continue the development of the open syllabus project – to gather and analyse the world’s syllabi and make this information freely available to the academic community and the public.

$1,750,000

2022

2 years

Towards the development phase of a new film by Lizzie MacKenzie.

Towards the development phase of a documentary film.

$26,000

2022

1 year

Digitizing the Arthur and Janet Freeman Biblioteca Fictiva Collection

To digitize and make publicly accessible items from the Arthur and Janet Freeman Bibliotheca Fictiva Collection of rare books and manuscripts on the history of forgery.

$222,825

2022

1 year

Campaign to Increase Open Access to Research on Climate and Biodiversity

Towards enabling Creative Commons, EIFL, and SPARC to execute a global campaign that promotes the open sharing of climate and biodiversity research, making immediate open access publishing the default. The campaign aims to empower governments, institutions, and activists who currently lead critical climate and biodiversity work, to embed open practices and policies in their operations.

$4,000,000

2022

4 years

Offline Internet Consortium

To provide access to offline materials to communities with no internet access. The project will bring together organizations with an interest in providing offline internet to under-served communities. It will support the development of new technology, additional content, and outreach

$300,000

2022

3 years