Who we are

The Arca Foundation is a private grantmaking foundation dedicated to advancing equity, justice and human rights. Arca believes that the pursuit of economic and racial justice, an inclusive democracy,human rights, and a clean environment requires an engaged citizenry that has access to information and free expression.

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Arca is not currently accepting grant applications

The Foundation’s next application deadline is Monday, August 1 by 5:00 PM EST. Application links will be posted on the Foundation’s website in early July 2016. Learn more about our grants.

Our Focus Areas

Arca supports educational and charitable activities that put people on the front lines of social change in pursuit of economic and racial justice, an inclusive democracy, peace and security, human rights, and a clean environment.

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  • Domestic
  • International
  • Innovative Ideas