foundation for environmental security and sustainability

Falls Church, Virginia

www.fess-global.org

$200,000

To design and implement a program to help remediate social and environmental problems associated with artisanal mining in the alluvial fields of Sierra Leone.

Harvard University graduate school of design

Boston, Massachusetts

www.theprex.net

$60,000

To support the development of computer simulations for abandoned mine land reclamation in the U.S. and for its Project for Reclamation Excellence (P-REX), which promotes excellence in mine reclamation practices through better design solutions.

Support center for sustainable development (sucede)

Miami, Florida

www.sucede.org

$100,000

For its work with Fundacion Amigos Del Chocó on its Green Gold (Oro Verde) Program, which seeks to promote responsible mining practices and market access to underprivileged mining communities in the Chocó rainforests of Colombia.

Trout Unlimited

Arlington, Virginia

www.tu.org

$450,000

To build upon its successful abandoned mineland watershed restoration project that is currently located at Utah’s American Fork Canyon and to extend its model for implementing on-the-ground watershed restoration efforts to other sites in the western United States.

university of vermont, school of natural resources

Burlington, Vermont

www.uvm.edu

$43,500

To support research on the environmental and social benefits of artisanal gemstone mining in Burma/Myanmar, Brazil and Madagascar.

WORLD WILDLIFE FUND INC.

Washington, District of Columbia

www.worldwildlife.org

$100,000

In support of its work on developing a framework for socially and environmentally responsible mining practices.

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the coral reef alliance

San Francisco, California

www.coral.org

$100,000

To support its efforts to build conservation alliances and implement coral reef preservation projects in Honolulu, Hawaii.

Marine Conservation Biology Institute

Redmond, Washington

www.mcbi.org

$100,000

General support for its efforts to create a new agenda for coral reef conservation.

Ocean Foundation

Washington, District of Columbia

www.oceanfdn.org

$100,000

To support Ocean Foundation, which uses the internet to create a marketplace where ocean conservation organizations can freely and efficiently showcase their work to a broad network of potential funders that might otherwise be difficult to reach.

Wildlife conservation society

Bronx, New York

www.wcs.org

$100,000

For continued work on its Coral Reef Conservation Program.

WORLD WILDLIFE FUND INC.

Washington, District of Columbia

www.worldwildlife.org

$100,000

For its work to conserve the coral reefs in the Sulu-Sulawesi Seas marine ecoregion, located in the heart of the Indo-Pacific coral triangle.

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conservation resources inc.

Mendham, New Jersey

www.conservationresourcesinc.org

$10,000

For continued support for open space and farmland preservation in New Jersey.

Environmental grantmakers Association

New York, New York

www.ega.org

$50,000

General support for its 2005 retreat.

national parks conservation association

Washington, District of Columbia

www.npca.org

$500,000 over three years

To restore the 26,000 acres of marsh and coastal park known as Gateway National Recreation Area (GNRA).

new york botanical garden

Bronx, New York

www.nybg.org

$100,000

For continued work on the Garden’s Orchid Research Collection and to sponsor The Orchid Show in the Enid A. Haupt Conservatory to be held in 2006.

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the colonial williamsburg foundation

Williamsburg, Virginia

www.history.org

$300,000

To establish the Tiffany & Co. Foundation Fund for the Silversmith Trade at Colonial Williamsburg, which will help to preserve the traditional silversmith trade in which artisans will be able to continue to create objects that reflect the history of American craftsmanship.

dallas museum of art

Dallas, Texas

www.dallasmuseumofart.org

$100,000

To support the Museum’s traveling exhibition, Modernism in American Silver: 20th Century Design, which will focus on the design and manufacturing of silver in America between 1925 and 2000.

the detroit institute of arts

Detroit, Michigan

www.dia.org

$50,000

For the reinstallation of the completely renovated American Wing and the development of engaging educational material and interpretive media that will tell the story of the rich tradition of 19th-century American decorative arts.

Exhibitions international

New York, New York

$50,000

For publication of the catalogue for its exhibition Louis Comfort Tiffany: Artist for the Ages.

historic new england

Boston, Massachusetts

www.historicnewengland.org

$50,000

To fund its research project to catalogue and make their extensive jewelry collection accessible. The majority of research on the collection was completed through a formal 12-month curatorial fellowship entitled The Tiffany & Co. Foundation Fellowship, awarded to a graduate decorative arts student.

john f. kennedy library foundation

Boston, Massachusetts

www.jfklibrary.org

$25,000

In support of the 50th anniversary of John F. Kennedy’s Profiles in Courage public display cases that will showcase the Profiles in Courage award designed by Tiffany & Co. and other decorative arts materials, and make them accessible at the Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum.

metropolitan museum of art

New York, New York

www.metmuseum.org

$450,000

In support of its upcoming exhibition Louis Comfort Tiffany and Laurelton Hall-An Artist’s Country Estate, which will feature work from Tiffany’s personal collection, including some of his best windows, paintings, glass vases, pottery and enamel work.

national jewelry institute

New York, New York

www.nationaljewelryinstitute.org

$20,000

To support the Masterpieces of American Jewelry exhibition as it tours to the Gilbert Collection in London.

new york city opera

New York, New York

www.nycopera.org

$50,000

To support the New York City Opera’s trip to Japan for the World EXPO 2005.

National museum of natural history, smithsonian institution

Washington, District of Columbia

www.mnh.si.edu

$1,100,000

To establish The Tiffany & Co. Foundation Collection in the Smithsonian. To create an endowment that will be dedicated to the acquisition of important and unusual gemstones to be displayed in a custom-designed case at the Smithsonian’s National Gem Collection Gallery.

somerset house art history foundation

Merion Station, Pennsylvania

$20,000

To sponsor the public relations effort for the Masterpieces of American Jewelry exhibition as it tours to the Gilbert Collection in London.

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