ACUMEN FUND INC
New York, New Yorkwww.acumenfund.org
Support to launch the West Africa Regional Fellows Program to promote social and economic development in mining communities.
Washington, District of Columbiawww.earthworksaction.org
$300,000 over three years
Support for responsible mining standards initiatives and efforts to protect valuable ecosystems from destructive mining practices.
MINNESOTA ENVIRONMENTAL PARTNERSHIP
Saint Paul, Minnesotawww.mepartnership.org
Support to create and promote a model for responsible, non-polluting sulfide mining in Minnesota.
AMERICAN FRIENDS OF BIRDLIFE INTERNATIONAL INC
Recommended for support of BirdLife International’s work, specifically its Global Seabirds Program in Mauritius.
Support of the Caribbean Challenge Initiative's Summit of Political and Business Leaders in 2013 as a vehicle for a new coral conservation strategy in the region.
PEW CHARITABLE TRUSTS
Washington, District of Columbiawww.pewtrusts.org
$2,500,000 over five years
To become a partner in the Global Ocean Legacy project, which aims to establish 15 large no-take marine reserves by 2022.
THE CORAL REEF ALLIANCE
San Francisco, Californiawww.coral.org
Support to facilitate the management transfer of Fiji’s Namena Marine Reserve to the local community.
UNIVERSITY OF MELBOURNE USA FOUNDATION
Washington, District of Columbiauomusafoundation.org
Support for research on biopolymers as a mitigation strategy to address the harmful effects of ocean warming on coral in the Great Barrier Reef.
UNIVERSITY OF WASHINGTON
Support of research to directly contribute to saving reef ecosystems through the preservation of the chambered nautilus, a cornerstone marine species.
WOODS HOLE OCEANOGRAPHIC INSTITUTION
Woods Hole, Massachusettswww.whoi.edu
Support for research on the impact of ocean acidification on corals.
CITY PARKS FOUNDATION
New York, New Yorkwww.cityparksfoundation.org
$1,000,000 over three years
A challenge grant to support the establishment of the Natural Areas Conservancy, a public-private partnership, to preserve and unify New York City's natural green spaces.
GOLDEN GATE NATIONAL PARKS CONSERVANCY
San Francisco, Californiawww.parksconservancy.org
$1,000,000 over two years
To create the Battery East Vista, an overlook along San Francisco's Presidio Park with views of the Golden Gate Bridge.
MADISON SQUARE PARK CONSERVANCY INC
New York, New Yorkmadisonsquarepark.org
Support for a revitalization study of Worth Square, a public space adjacent to Madison Square Park in New York City.
THE MUNICIPAL ART SOCIETY OF NEW YORK
New York, New Yorkwww.mas.org
Support for The Municipal Art Society’s 2012 Summit for New York City.
THE SAPLING FOUNDATION
New York, New Yorkwww.ted.com
To promote urban parks and their key role in cities as part of the Cities 2.0 TED Prize.
KING BAUDOUIN FOUNDATION UNITED STATES INC
New York, New Yorkwww.kbfus.org
$390,000 over three years
Support for the creation of the Tiffany & Co. Foundation Gallery, dedicated to jewelry, at the Rijksmuseum in Amsterdam, The Netherlands.
MUSEUM OF MODERN ART
New York, New Yorkwww.moma.org
Support of an Advanced Conservation Fellowship in silver sculpture and design objects.
Brooklyn, New Yorkwww.pratt.edu
To create the Tiffany & Co. Foundation Jewelry Design Scholarship to support two jewelry design students entering their senior years in 2012 and 2013.