Diamond Development Initiative International

Washington, District of Columbia

www.ddiglobal.org

$325,000 over two years

In general support of the Diamond Development Initiative, which encourages improved work conditions and wages for artisanal diamond miners in Africa.

International Union for the Conservation of Nature
and Natural Resources

Gland, Switzerland

www.iucn.org

$100,000

In support of the Review of Mining and Biodiversity: the IUCN ICMM Dialogue 2007-2008 and a roundtable on the Restoration of Legacy Sites.

Sustainable Markets Foundation

New York, New York

$50,000

In support of its Initiative for Responsible Mining Assurance (IRMA) program. IRMA is a voluntary, multi-sector effort to create a verification system in the mining industry to assure compliance with environmental, human rights and social standards.

TransFair USA

Oakland, California

www.fairtradeusa.org

$100,000

To fund a feasibility study of Fair Trade standards for gem-quality diamonds. The project will encompass assessment, deliberation and analysis among stakeholders, independent consultants, academics, NGOs and organizations working in the sector to determine labor, health, environmental and stakeholder impacts of Fair Trade certification for diamonds.

Trustees of the University of Pennsylvania

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

www.upenn.edu

$2,000,000 over three years

To fund the construction of The Tiffany Penn-Botswana Clinical and Research Facility, a proposed two-story HIV/AIDS prevention and treatment center in Gaborone, Botswana.

University of Vermont, School of Natural Resources

Burlington, Vermont

www.uvm.edu

$52,000

To develop and implement a survey designed to quantify and evaluate risks as they are perceived by people in the impacted gold mining communities.

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Environmental Law Alliance Worldwide

Eugene, Oregon

www.elaw.org

$100,000

In support of its coral reef conservation program. ELAW is a network of public interest groups, lawyers, environmentalists and scientists who use grassroots efforts to advocate environmental protection and awareness.

Miocean

Laguna Niguel, California

www.miocean.org

$50,000

To support pollution cleanup and erosion mitigation in the Southern California coastal zone.

Wildlife Conservation Society

Bronx, New York

www.wcs.org

$115,000

For continued support for its work in coral reef conservation, including a new initiative in Fiji which will utilize Fiji’s first science-based network of marine protected areas.

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BATTERY CONSERVANCY, INC.

New York, New York

www.thebattery.org

$1,000,000

For the Tiffany & Co. Foundation Woodland Gardens embracing SeaGlass Carousel at the Battery.

Environmental Grantmakers Association

New York, New York

www.ega.org

$120,000 over two years

In general support of the organization in its 20th year.

Friends of the High Line INC

New York, New York

www.thehighline.org

$1,000,000

For the creation of the Chelsea Grasslands along the High Line, a 1.5-mile-long elevated rail structure that runs along the West Side of Manhattan.

Grantmakers Without Borders

Boston, Massachusetts

www.internationaldonors.org

$2,000

In support of its 2007 annual conference, which brings together 150 to 300 grantmakers and donors for learning, dialogue, debate and networking on international grantmaking.

Group for the South Fork

Bridgehampton, New York

www.groupforthesouthfork.org

$30,000

To launch the Clean Water Initiative through the Peconic Bay Region. Through advocacy, outreach and acquisition, the Group for the South Fork works to maintain and improve the water quality in this area.

National Parks of New York Harbor Conservancy

New York, New York

www.nyharborparks.org

$1,000,000

For the Campaign for New York Harbor, which will create visibility and momentum for launching NYC’s urban waterfront park system.

New York Botanical Garden

Bronx, New York

www.nybg.org

$100,000

For continued support of the Garden’s Orchid Research Collection and sponsorship of The Orchid Show in 2008.

Regional Plan Association

New York, New York

www.rpa.org

$100,000

To support The Campaign for New York’s Future.

Resources First Foundation

Yarmouth, Maine

www.resourcesfirstfoundation.org

$100,000

To launch the Conservation Tax Center and to add resources to the Private Landowner Network database, such as state-specific tax information.

The League to Save Lake Tahoe

South Lake Tahoe, California

www.keeptahoeblue.org

$70,000

To help educate Tahoe Basin residents and visitors about the importance of a healthy Upper Truckee River to Lake Tahoe. The project will work to foster greater public engagement efforts to protect and restore the watershed.

The Nature Conservancy in New Jersey

Chester, New Jersey

www.nature.org/newjersey

$100,000

To support land protection efforts in New Jersey’s Southern Pine Barrens.

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Japan Center for International Exchange

New York, New York

www.jcie.org

$180,000 over three years

To support The Tiffany & Co. Foundation grant program Preservation of Japanese Traditional Arts in Contemporary Society.

Museum of the City of New York

New York, New York

www.mcny.org

$1,000,000

To establish The Tiffany & Co. Foundation Gallery of New York Silver.

The Orlando Museum of Art

Orlando, Florida

www.omart.org

$50,000

As lead sponsor for its exhibit Art Jewelry: A Global Vision, which will feature 200 works from 10 modern and contemporary artists and over 40 different world cultures.

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