Our Focus Areas
Arca's long-term aim is to advance a sustainable planet where there is respect for human dignity and there is economic, democratic and social equity. We believe that achieving this aim will require structural reforms that restructure the economy and democracy to serve the many, not few.Learn more about us
Featured Grant Recipients
Smith Bagley Grant Recipient
New York Communities Organizing Fund, Inc. (NYCOFI) is a community-based nonprofit organization that seeks to empower low- and moderate-income New Yorkers to help themselves. Through public education, advocacy, research, and direct services, NYCOFI works to improve the economic security and well-being of low-income and people of color communities throughout New York State.
Domestic Grant Recipient
ACCE Institute works to improve the lives of California's traditionally underserved residents, including communities of color, low-income and working families, and the undocumented population, by carrying out work that fosters deep, indigenous leadership development, policy creation, robust civic participation, and broad community empowerment.
International Grant Recipient
POGO is a nonpartisan independent watchdog that champions good government reforms. POGO’s investigations into corruption, misconduct, and conflicts of interest achieve a more effective, accountable, open and ethical federal government.