center for science in public participation

Bozeman, Montana

www.csp2.org

$100,000

In support of its work on developing standards, criteria and a process for mining certification.

Ecoflight

Aspen, Colorado

www.ecoflight.info

$30,000

In support of EcoFlight, which provides aerial tours to organizations in order to offer first-hand views of environmental issues in the West.

International bank for reconstruction and development

Washington, District of Columbia

www.worldbank.org

$100,000

In support of the Communities and Small-Scale Mining project, which works to better artisanal and small-scale mining in various communities.

Pacific environment

San Francisco, California

www.pacificenvironment.org

$100,000

In support of its efforts to encourage responsible mining by promoting dialogue and cooperation between mining companies and communities impacted by their activities in Eastern Russia.

Skytruth

Shepherdstown, West Virginia

www.skytruth.org

$175,000

In support of providing an easy and engaging way for the global public to learn about the environmental impacts associated with hardrock mining throughout the world.

Sustainable Markets Foundation

New York, New York

$170,250

In support of three projects relating to responsible mining:

  • NGO participation in Vancouver mine certification dialogue in June 2006;
  • Exploring pathways and processes to responsible sourcing; and
  • Trial mine certification.
To utilize the Framework for Responsible Mining as a basis for trial certification and to bring together a team of experts who will apply the framework to two sites.

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American Museum of natural history

New York, New York

www.amnh.org

$100,000

In support of the Center for Biodiversity and Conservation’s Bahamas education and outreach project that will continue research in the Bahamas and communicate findings to improve marine ecosystems worldwide.

OCEANA INC

Washington, District of Columbia

www.oceana.org

$100,000

In support of its efforts to protect increasingly threatened deep-sea corals that thrive off the New England and Mid-Atlantic coasts.

ocean foundation

Washington, District of Columbia

www.oceanfdn.org

$100,000

To provide continued support for Ocean Foundation; specifically, to fund work that will increase the protection of coral reefs.

sea studios foundation

Monterey, California

www.seastudios.com

$150,000

In support of its Healthy Reef Outreach project that is designed to support community-led efforts around the world to promote coral reef conservation.

seaweb

Washington, District of Columbia

www.seaweb.org

$100,000

In support of its work to generate public awareness surrounding the issue of coral conservation through media appeal of high-profile trends in coral jewelry.

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aquidneck island land trust

Middletown, Rhode Island

www.ailt.org

$50,000

To assist in the acquisition of 3,500 acres that contain open space, natural habitats and agricultural lands that have been threatened by urban development.

conservation resources inc.

Mendham, New Jersey

www.conservationresourcesinc.org

$15,000

For continued support of open space and farmland preservation in New Jersey and the newly established Small Grants Program.

emerald necklace conservancy

Brookline, Massachusetts

www.emeraldnecklace.org

$50,000

In support of the Olmsted Park Woodlands Restoration project that will restore one of the last fragments of regional forest in New England.

the land trust alliance

Washington, District of Columbia

www.lta.org

$500,000

In support of the Land Trust Alliance land training and accreditation program that works to ensure the quality and permanence of land conservation efforts.

the land trust for tennessee

Nashville, Tennessee

www.landtrusttn.org

$100,000

To support Phase II of the Duck River Highlands conservation project, which will permanently protect 2,000 acres of historical, natural and agricultural resources; educate the surrounding community; provide transaction assistance to local landowners and establish a revolving fund.

New york botanical garden

Bronx, New York

www.nybg.org

$100,000

For continued support of the Garden’s Orchid Research Collection and to continue sponsorship of The Orchid Show in 2007 being held in the Enid A. Haupt Conservatory.

Resources first foundation

South Freeport, Maine

www.resourcesfirstfoundation.org

$100,000

In support of the development of the Private Landowner Network Web portal (www.privatelandownernetwork.org) which provides access to local conservation experts, funding resources and technical and legal service providers to private landowners and businesses dependent on the private landowners’ market.

riverside park fund

New York, New York

www.riversideparkfund.org

$100,000

In support of its Woodland Restoration Project that will restore the woodland portion of Riverside Park that extends from 108th Street to 116th Street.

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American Museum of natural history

New York, New York

www.amnh.org

$100,000

In support of the Gold exhibition showcasing the history of gold objects, gold specimens and gold bullion.

Cleveland Museum of Art

Cleveland, Ohio

www.clevelandart.org

$100,000

In support of the catalogue for Artistic Luxury: Faberge, Tiffany, Lalique, which is scheduled to open in the fall of 2008.

The Frist Center

Nashville, Tennessee

www.fristcenter.org

$25,000

In support of the exhibition Bedazzled: 5,000 Years of Jewelry from the Walters Art Museum.

metropolitan museum of art

New York, New York

www.metmuseum.org

$535,000

To endow The Tiffany & Co. Foundation Curatorial Internship
in American Decorative Arts.

Museum of Arts and Design

New York, New York

www.madmuseum.org

$2,000,000

In support of The Tiffany & Co. Foundation Jewelry Gallery that will open at the Museum of Arts and Design’s new location at Two Columbus Circle in 2008.

Rochester Institute of Technology

Rochester, New York

www.rit.edu

$200,000

To be combined with an existing $100,000 grant to create The Tiffany & Co. Foundation Metals and Jewelry Design Scholarship.

World Monuments Fund, Inc.

New York, New York

www.wmf.org

$250,000

In support of its work conserving the Imperial Buddhist Convents of Japan and to underwrite a public exhibition of the conservation work in Tokyo that is planned for 2009.

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