Open Context

Sponsors and Support

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Open Context is maintained and administered by a dedicated staff with The Alexandria Archive Institute, a non-profit organization.The California Digital Library at the University of California provides data archiving and preservation services. Open Context development is funded by foundation grants and charitable donations.


The National Endowment for the Humanities

Supporting research and development around data publishing methods

The German Archaeological Institute

Mirror hosting and back-up for Open Context

The J.M. Kaplan Fund

Supporting research and development around linked open data and user experience

The Encyclopedia of Life

Computable Data Challenge award for the Biogeography of Early Domestic Animals using Linked Open Data project

The National Science Foundation

Support for the Digital Index of North American Archaeology project

The American Council of Learned Societies

Supporting research on data journals, data editing and publishing processes

The Alfred P. Sloan Foundation

Support for data publishing workflows

The Institute of Museum and Library Services

Support for user experience research

The William and Flora Hewlett Foundation

Key institutional support in the development of Open Context

The Joukowsky Family Foundation

Support for Open Context’s data publishing programs

The Leon Levy Foundation

Support for Open Context’s data publishing programs

The California Digital Library

Providing archiving and preservation services for Open Context content

The Center for Hellenic Studies

Fellowship support for Open Context’s data publishing in Classics

Federated Archaeological Information Management System

Collaboration on technical interoperability

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