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Thanks to our Supporters

The AAI gratefully acknowledges our Board of Directors, many individuals, and the following organizations, who have provided essential financial support, facilities and services, as well as guidance and encouragement in our efforts to build an open and free future for the past.


for supporting the Secret Life of Data (SLO-data) project (formerly, the Bridging Data Creation and Reuse project), the User Experience in Archaeology project, the Modern Art Iraq Archive (MAIA), and the Gazetteer of the Ancient Near East.


for supporting the Digital Index of North American Archaeology project and the User Experience in Archaeology project.


The National Science Foundation

for supporting the Digital Index of North American Archaeology (DINAA) project.


The J.M. Kaplan Fund

for supporting research on the integration of excavation and conservation data.


The American Council of Learned Societies

for supporting research on data journals, data editing and publishing processes.


The Alfred P. Sloan Foundation

for supporting data publication workflows.


The Joukowsky Family Foundation

providing general support for Open Context’s data publishing program.


Google Ad Grants

The Alexandria Archive Institute is a recipient of a Google Ad Grants award. The Google Ad Grants program supports registered nonprofit organizations that share Google’s philosophy of community service to help the world in areas such as science and technology, education, global public health, the environment, youth advocacy, and the arts. Google Ad Grants is an in-kind advertising program that awards free online advertising to nonprofits via Google AdWords.


The Encyclopedia of Life

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


The William and Flora Hewlett Foundation

for key institutional support in the development of Open Context.


The German Archaeological Institute and the Center for Hellenic Studies, Harvard University

for a 2014-2015 CHS / DAI Joint Fellowship.


Leon Levy Foundation

providing general support for Open Context’s data publishing program.



University of California, California Digital Library

for data preservation and curation services for Open Context, as well as persistent identifiers needed for data citation.




The International Council for Archaeozoology

for the development of web-based services for the zooarchaeology community, such as