Read our latest report for updates on our current programmes and new grants.
Peter Baldwin examines how digital technology has fundamentally undermined copyright.
Find out more about how and why we fund projects to promote open access.
We make some grants through out-sourced programmes. Learn more about how and why we do regranting.
Read our 2017 overview report for updates on our ongoing programmes and new Arcadia grants.
Three Centuries of Trans-Atlantic Battle. By Peter Baldwin.
Links to some interesting articles that relate to our work at Arcadia
We published the book to celebrate the Endangered Archives Programme’s 10th anniversary. It showcases the historical importance and research potential of EAP digitized collections.
The creators of the Open Syllabus Project, funded by Arcadia, hope that sharing data can both improve and reward teaching.
Between 2013 and 2015 we awarded 46 grants totalling $86 million. We have given more than $363 million since 2001.
In 2014 we paid $34.6 million in total: $31 million directly, and a further $3.6 million through our three re-granting schemes.
Including a bibliography of Arcadia’s publications; works on the cost of academic publishing and the open access mandate
An evidence-based case for academic knowledge, open access and democracy.
Imagining the future of libraries: an argument for open access and proper archiving of the world’s publications and data.
Evaluation, not publication, should be academe’s new priority: an argument for an independent review institute. An article by Peter Baldwin
Reflections on philanthropy and higher education from President Emeritus of the University of Chicago and the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation.
In 2013 we paid $22.4 million to 58 ongoing projects. We also awarded $13 million in five new grants and three renewed grants.