World Resources Institute

Washington, District of Columbia


To support the Mining and Critical Ecosystems Project, which will develop comprehensive international standards for environmentally sound mining by providing a framework for examining potential risks to ecosystems from mining.

Wildlife Conservation Society

Bronx, New York

$100,000 over two years

For its Coral Reef Conservation Program, which gathers data on the influence of biological and human factors that affect the health of coral reefs.

New York Botanical Garden

Bronx, New York


To support development of the Garden’s Orchid Research Collection, to be undertaken in advance of the Garden’s orchid exhibition in 2003.


Metropolitan Museum of Art

New York, New York


To sponsor The Tiffany & Co. Foundation Curatorial Internship in American Decorative Arts. Funding is designated for one graduate student over a one-year period beginning June 2003.

Philadelphia Museum of Art

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania


For the acquisition of a Louis Comfort Tiffany mosaic glass column. The column is
one of six made by Tiffany at the turn of the century and will be installed along with
the Museum’s collection of Tiffany objects in the new Victorian galleries of the
American Wing.

Public Radio International

Minneapolis, Minnesota


To support the weekly arts and culture radio program Studio 360, which illuminates the role of art in everyday life. The program is hosted by Kurt Anderson and is carried by nearly 700 affiliate stations reaching approximately 20 million listeners worldwide.

Rochester Institute of Technology

Rochester, New York


For its School of American Crafts’ Tiffany & Co. Scholarship, which will help RIT further enhance the world’s artistic culture through fine metal craftsmanship and creation of beauty.

The Henry Francis du Pont Winterthur Museum, Inc.

Winterthur, Delaware


In support of its exhibition Byrdcliffe: An American Arts and Crafts Colony, which is part of a changing exhibition series, American Craftsmanship. The exhibition features work from Winterthur’s own collection as well as those on loan from other institutions.