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
AFREF is a nonpartisan and nonprofit coalition of more than 200 civil rights, consumer, labor, business, investor, faith-based, and civic and community groups. Formed in the wake of the 2008 crisis, AFREF is working to lay the foundation for a strong, stable, and ethical financial system – one that serves the economy and the nation as a whole.
International Grant Recipient
WAND Education Fund creates educational materials for training and briefing individuals, elected leaders and the media. WAND’s mission is to educate the public and opinion leaders about the need to reduce violence and militarism, and redirect excessive Pentagon spending to unmet human and environmental needs.