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Promotion of UK philanthropy 23 Jun 2004

To increase the effectiveness of philanthropy through a programme of education and awareness-raising.

Amount: USD 1,808,500
Funder: ARCADIA
Recipient: Institute for Philanthropy

Centre for Economics and Financial Research 12 Oct 2004

To develop a new Russian economics think tank.

Amount: USD 1,238,300
Funder: ARCADIA
Recipient: Stockholm School of Economics

Scholars at Risk 22 Mar 2005

To give fellowships to scholars facing persecution in their home countries.

Amount: USD 1,000,000
Funder: ARCADIA
Recipient: Harvard University

Reading and Writing Gallery 23 Mar 2006

To showcase the origins and development of reading and writing across cultures, from the fourth century BC to the printing press.

Amount: USD 1,747,700
Funder: ARCADIA
Recipient: Ashmolean Museum

Religion and Democracy in Europe 24 Jan 2007

To research how Europe can peacefully accommodate changing attitudes to religion without compromising secular democratic freedoms,

Amount: USD 19,472
Funder: ARCADIA
Recipient: Network of European Foundations

Emergency appeal 10 May 2007

To help Iraqi refugee academics re-establish their professional lives.

Amount: USD 358,596
Funder: ARCADIA
Recipient: Council for Assisting Refugee Academi...

Institute for Historical Justice and Reconciliation 01 Aug 2007

To challenge present and future leaders to solve problems of global concern, through training, network-building and targeted projects.

Amount: USD 101,560
Funder: ARCADIA
Recipient: Salzburg Seminar

Research Centre of Excellence 12 Nov 2007

To acquire and renovate a site for an advanced research centre, in partnership with Oxford and Cambridge Universities, Paris-Sud XI and the South African universities of Cape Town, Stellenbosch and the Western Cape.

Amount: USD 313,605
Funder: ARCADIA
Recipient: African Institute for Mathematical Sc...

Influencing public policy on climate change 17 Dec 2007

To create the conditions for significant global climate change agreements in 2009-10.

Amount: USD 176,592
Funder: ARCADIA
Recipient: Third Generation Environmentalism

Hans Rausing Scholarships endowment fund 06 Feb 2008

To endow PhD scholarships in fields other than medicine and business.

Amount: USD 1,970,100
Funder: ARCADIA
Recipient: Imperial College

Transforming library services 08 May 2008

To set up the Arcadia Fellowship Programme. Fellows' projects look at how technology can improve access to information.

Amount: USD 981,300
Funder: ARCADIA
Recipient: University of Cambridge

Design and launch 01 Sep 2008

To help the association reposition itself as a public body dedicated to promoting science for all.

Amount: USD 91,065
Funder: ARCADIA
Recipient: British Science Association

Baltic Sea Campaign 29 Apr 2010

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

Amount: USD 1,000,000
Funder: ARCADIA
Recipient: Oceana

Living Landscape Scheme 02 Aug 2010

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

Amount: USD 500,000
Funder: ARCADIA
Recipient: Kent Wildlife Trust

Mosfell Archaeological Project 14 Jan 2011

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.

Amount: USD 100,000
Funder: ARCADIA
Recipient: University of California Los Angeles

Core costs of the organisation 18 Feb 2011

To support organisational development.

Amount: USD 1,050,000
Funder: ARCADIA
Recipient: Marine Conservation Institute

Dead Sea Scrolls online database 28 Apr 2011

To develop resources including bibliography, transcriptions of the text, translations and commentaries from experts and make them available for free online.

Amount: USD 1,000,000
Funder: ARCADIA
Recipient: Israel Antiquities Authority

Digitization of manuscripts in the Middle East and Africa 09 May 2011

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

Amount: USD 3,000,000
Funder: ARCADIA
Recipient: Hill Museum and Manuscript Library

Impact assessment of digitised collections 09 May 2011

To research and test the best methods of assessing the impact of digitised collections.

Amount: USD 143,000
Funder: ARCADIA
Recipient: King's College London

Cambridge Conservation Initiative: Masters in Conservation Leadership 09 May 2011

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

Amount: USD 1,400,000
Funder: ARCADIA
Recipient: University of Cambridge