CONSERVATION LANDS FOUNDATION, INC.

Durango, Colorado

conservationlands.org

$350,000

Support of a communications effort to raise the profile of the National Conservation Lands to further protect environmentally and culturally significant places in the American West from irresponsible mining.

GIVE TO COLOMBIA INC

Coral Gables, Florida

www.givetocolombia.org

$165,000 over two years

Support of standards development for artisanal and small-scale gold mining.

RESOURCES FIRST FOUNDATION

Yarmouth, Maine

www.resourcesfirstfoundation.org

$50,000

Support of the Botswana Rhino Reintroduction Project.

SOUTHWEST CONSERVATION CORPS

Durango, Colorado

www.sccorps.org

$115,000

Support for environmental stewardship in the Hardrock Mining West program, supporting local communities as they reclaim abandoned mines.

TAIA PEACE FOUNDATION

New York, New York

www.taiapeace.org

$65,000

Support of a planning and feasibility study for abandoned mine land reclamation in Sierra Leone.

THE INTERNATIONAL RHINO FOUNDATION

Yulee, Florida

www.rhinos-irf.org

$300,000

Support of the Regional Rhino Conservation Program in southern Africa, specifically Botswana.

THE SIERRA FUND

Nevada City, California

www.sierrafund.org

$25,000

Support of the research and creation of green solutions to reclaim abandoned gold mines in California.

TROUT UNLIMITED

Arlington, Virginia

www.tu.org

$725,000 over three years

Support of the Hardrock Abandoned Mine Reclamation Program in the American West.

TROUT UNLIMITED

Arlington, Virginia

www.tu.org

$350,000

For support of Trout Unlimited’s Bristol Bay Protection Campaign.

TRUSTEES OF THE UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

www.penn.edu

$250,000

General support for the Botswana-UPenn Partnership program, an initiative to build capacity in clinical care, health education and medical research in Botswana.

WESTERN ORGANIZATION OF RESOURCE COUNCILS EDUCATION PROJECT

Billings, Montana

www.wman-info.org

$25,000

For support for the Western Mining Action Network (WMAN) biennial conference.

WILD SALMON CENTER

Portland, Oregon

www.wildsalmoncenter.org

$100,000 over two years

Support of the organization’s education and outreach efforts in their work to protect salmon populations in Bristol Bay, Alaska.

BACK TO TOP

MEXICO NATURE CONSERVATION FUND A.C.

Mexico City, Mexico

www.fmcn.org

$100,000 over two years

Support for the Mesoamerican Reef Leadership Program in 2012 and 2013.

NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC SOCIETY

Washington, District of Columbia

www.nationalgeographic.com

$25,000

Support for nonprofit and academic presence at The Economist’s World Oceans Summit.

OCEANA INC

Washington, District of Columbia

www.oceana.org

$75,000

For a feasibility study for a global campaign to protect the world’s oceans.

THE CORAL REEF ALLIANCE

San Francisco, California

www.coralreefalliance.org

$150,000

Support to build upon the conservation successes achieved in Hawaii’s reefs since 2005 through its Coral Reef Sustainable Destination (CRSD) model in partnership with marine tourism providers and luxury hotels in Hawaii.

THE SAPLING FOUNDATION

New York, New York

www.ted.com

$175,000

Support for the creation, launch and daily management of the new Mission Blue website, a hub for ocean activities and news, as a part of Sylvia Earle’s TED Prize wish.

UNIVERSITY OF VERMONT AND STATE AGRICULTURAL COLLEGE

Burlington, Vermont

www.uvm.edu

$200,000

Feasibility study for the development of a certification system for responsibly produced pearls and the conservation of Pacific coral.

BACK TO TOP

CITY PARKS ALLIANCE INC

Washington, District of Columbia

www.cityparksalliance.org

$100,000

Support for the 2012 International Urban Parks Conference in New York City.

CITY PARKS FOUNDATION

New York, New York

www.cityparksfoundation.org

$20,000

Support for the planning phase of the Natural Areas Conservancy, a public-private partnership, to preserve and unify New York City’s natural green spaces.

FRIENDS OF THE HIGH LINE INC

New York, New York

www.thehighline.org

$5,000,000 over five years

A challenge grant to support the acquisition and protection of the rail yards and long-term sustainability of the High Line.

NATIONAL PARKS CONSERVATION ASSOCIATION

Washington, District of Columbia

www.npca.org

$150,000

Support for the organization’s Urban National Parks Initiative, including the presence of national parks at the International Urban Parks Conference in 2012.

THE MUNICIPAL ART SOCIETY OF NEW YORK

New York, New York

www.mas.org

$50,000

Support for the 2011 Summit for New York City to bring together leaders in urban design and planning, transportation, parks, economics and housing to discuss the future growth of the city.

TIDES FOUNDATION

San Francisco, California

www.tides.org

$1,250,000 over two years

Support for Evergreen’s Brick Works, a community environmental center in Toronto, Canada.

WESTERN NEW YORK PUBLIC BROADCASTING ASSOCIATION

Buffalo, New York

www.wned.org

$50,000

Support for the creation and distribution of a documentary on Frederick Law Olmsted.

BACK TO TOP

MUSEUM OF MODERN ART

New York, New York

www.moma.org

$25,000

Support of an Advanced Conservation Fellowship to focus on silver sculpture and design objects.

BACK TO TOP