The American Research Center in Eygpt



Imagine understanding Egypt as the ancients saw it - envision the temple complexes of Karnak and Luxor among the many amazing accomplishments of engineering and scale. Consider the Roman and Coptic Christian influences that came next, much of which is still visible. Now juxtapose the modern era of Islam Greatnp from charitable community sabils offering fresh water to the grand mosques of Cairo. This is the cultural heritage that ARCE seeks to preserve by supporting academic scholarship, documentation, training, and conservation efforts.

Your contribution is a meaningful way to partner with ARCE in a mission of preserving Egypt’s past and strengthening cultural ties between the U.S. and Egypt.

Make a secure online donation here. ARCE also welcomes donations by phone at 210-821-7000.



The ARCE Endowment helps us to plan for the long-term, assuring our ability to remain focused on scholarship, documentation, training, and conservation. By contributing to the endowment, you are investing in ARCE's future and helping to replace the decreasing federal funding we receive for operations. Income from the endowment provides 38% of our operating revenue in FY 14/15.

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A gift to our general operating fund supports ARCE publications, the Annual Meeting, lectures, and day-to-day operations that make our many programs possible. You can make this year's programs possible – from expedition assistance to educational outreach in the U.S. Annual contributions provide 23% of our operating revenue in FY 14/15.  Make a donation to our General Operating Fund >>


Make a donation on behalf of a friend or colleague. ARCE will send a personalized gift card to the recipient explaining the donation made in their honor. Gifts can be designated to the General Operating Fund or the Endowment Fund. Make a donation as a Tribute Gift >>


Do you want to make an enduring gift? Include ARCE in your estate plans. Your impact will extend far beyond your lifetime. Enjoy the personal satisfaction of using your assets to further your philanthropic priorities.

Outright gifts of money, securities, and insurance policies may satisfy your interest in making an immediate impact. Alternately, you may be interested in a trust or annuity that offers income now and a benefit to ARCE in the future.

Contact ARCE’s Director of Development by email or call 210-821-7000 to learn more about a strategy that would best match your long-term financial and tax planning goals.


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