How to Apply for an Arca Foundation Grant

  1. Review our FAQs.

    Learn a bit more about our grantmaking guidelines and process.

  2. Take the time to review our grantmaking.

    Arca’s is a highly competitive application process. Before applying, peruse our grantee database to get a better sense of the nature of Arca’s grantmaking.

  3. Know what type of grant you're applying for.

    Arca accepts three types of grant applications, each with its unique set of narrative guidelines and supporting documents. Learn more about each application process.

  4. Keep an eye on your email!

    In the months following your submission, Arca’s staff and Board of Trustees will be hard at work reviewing your proposal. We will be sure to reach out should we have any questions for you and will communicate your approval or decline via email. If you apply for the February 1 deadline, you can expect to hear from us in June. If you apply for the August 1 deadline, you can expect to hear from us in December.

Did you receive a grant?

Congratulations! Please take the opportunity to learn about the reporting requirements attached to your Arca Foundation grant.

Our reporting requirements