Donate £1, £100 or as much as you can give to help us reach our £30 million target by 2022.  This will provide BCA the £1 million a year it needs to expand our collection, mount more outstanding exhibitions, ensure universal access to our archives through digitisation and mobilisation, enable our Learning team to reach many more learners and provide BCA with much needed specialist expertise.

Our history is worth it.


Black Cultural Archives is the only national heritage centre dedicated to collecting, preserving and celebrating the histories of African and Caribbean people in Britain. 

The relevance of our history is universal. By supporting BCA, you are helping to embed our stories within the history of Britain, ensuring that our contributions are visible and accessible to everyone.


The Powerlist Launch

J.P. Morgan become founding sponsor of WE ARE ONE campaign. 


On Tuesday 24 October 2017 Ken Olisa OBE, Black Cultural Archive’s newest Patron, announced the launch of WE ARE ONE, a nationwide campaign to raise £30 million to secure the legacy of  this leading national institution at the annual Powerlist influencer dinner. 

WE ARE ONE asks everyone who believes in the importance of uncovering, preserving and celebrating the myriad untold stories of Black Britain to donate, share and participate in the campaign.