Our environmental grants protect threatened biodiversity and landscapes, train conservation professionals, and make research freely available.

We focus on four approaches: on-site conservation, off-site conservation, policy advocacy, and conservation leadership.

Since 2002 we have awarded 85 grants to protect endangered nature, totalling $251m.

See our environmental grants.

Latest environmental news

Blog: Supporting conservation during a crisis
0050 Peter Baldwin and Libset Rausing (LANDSCAPE)
A message from Arcadia’s Donor Board

Environmental case studies


Our grants support legal interventions to protect wildlife and habitats in Europe.

University of Cambridge – Department of Zoology

Conservation Evidence makes the latest research on conservation interventions easily accessible to support effective management of biodiversity.

Cambridge Conservation Initiative

The Endangered Landscapes Programme supports large-scale habitat restoration projects across Europe, seeking to create habitats that are rich in biodiversity and resilient.

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.

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.