• Culture
  • Discretionary
  • Environment
  • Open Access
The Illuminated River Foundation

Our grant supports a major public art installation to light 15 of central London’s bridges along the River Thames – from Albert Bridge to Tower Bridge.

Internet Archive

We support a partnership between Internet Archive and MIT press to make hundreds of MIT Press books accessible online

BirdLife International

The Arcadia-BirdLife Conservation Partnership Fund supports local conservation organizations to better protect endangered species, sites and habitats in their countries. The Fund focused on protecting major forest blocks in Africa, the Americas, Asia, Europe and the Pacific.


We help ensure that public domain materials that legally and morally should be free, are available to all.

Creative Commons

We support Creative Commons to develop an easy-to-use set of legal tools for academic authors who wish to make their work open access.

Yale University

The Environmental Leadership and Training Initiative (ELTI) helps landholders, natural resource managers and decision makers protect and restore tropical forests in Central and South America and tropical Asia,


We support Oceana’s work in Brazil, The Philippines and Canada, to ensure that national legislation and international treaties support biodiversity.

Fauna & Flora International

The Halcyon Programme finds innovative ways to respond to immediate threats of degradation or destruction of biodiversity-rich areas, and improves conservation management of targeted sites.

University of Cambridge

We helped create Cambridge Conservation Initiative (CCI), and support CCI’s Collaborative Fund for Conservation, and the MPhil in Conservation Leadership.

University College London

The team at UCL works to develop digital imaging technologies to recover texts without destroying the mummy casings that preserve them.