ACUMEN FUND INC

New York, New York

www.acumenfund.org

$100,000

Support to launch the West Africa Regional Fellows Program to promote social and economic development in mining communities.

EARTHWORKS

Washington, District of Columbia

www.earthworksaction.org

$300,000 over three years

Support for responsible mining standards initiatives and efforts to protect valuable ecosystems from destructive mining practices.

MINNESOTA ENVIRONMENTAL PARTNERSHIP

Saint Paul, Minnesota

www.mepartnership.org

$50,000

Support to create and promote a model for responsible, non-polluting sulfide mining in Minnesota.

AMERICAN FRIENDS OF BIRDLIFE INTERNATIONAL INC

Wilmington, Delaware

www.birdlife.org

$40,000

Recommended for support of BirdLife International’s work, specifically its Global Seabirds Program in Mauritius.

NATURE CONSERVANCY

Arlington, Virginia

www.nature.org

$250,000

Support of the Caribbean Challenge Initiative’s Summit of Political and Business Leaders in 2013 as a vehicle for a new coral conservation strategy in the region.

PEW CHARITABLE TRUSTS

Washington, District of Columbia

www.pewtrusts.org

$2,500,000 over five years

To become a partner in the Global Ocean Legacy project, which aims to establish 15 large no-take marine reserves by 2022.

THE CORAL REEF ALLIANCE

San Francisco, California

www.coral.org

$50,000

Support to facilitate the management transfer of Fiji’s Namena Marine Reserve to the local community.

UNIVERSITY OF MELBOURNE USA FOUNDATION

Washington, District of Columbia

www.uomusafoundation.org

$115,000

Support for research on biopolymers as a mitigation strategy to address the harmful effects of ocean warming on coral in the Great Barrier Reef.

UNIVERSITY OF WASHINGTON

Seattle, Washington

www.washington.edu

$40,000

Support of research to directly contribute to saving reef ecosystems through the preservation of the chambered nautilus, a cornerstone marine species.

WOODS HOLE OCEANOGRAPHIC INSTITUTION

Woods Hole, Massachusetts

www.whoi.edu

$120,000

Support for research on the impact of ocean acidification on corals.

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CITY PARKS FOUNDATION

New York, New York

www.cityparksfoundation.org

$1,000,000 over three years

A challenge grant to support the establishment of the Natural Areas Conservancy, a public-private partnership, to preserve and unify New York City’s natural green spaces.

GOLDEN GATE NATIONAL PARKS CONSERVANCY

San Francisco, California

www.parksconservancy.org

$1,000,000 over two years

To create the Battery East Vista, an overlook along San Francisco’s Presidio Park with views of the Golden Gate Bridge.

MADISON SQUARE PARK CONSERVANCY INC

New York, New York

madisonsquarepark.org

$25,000

Support for a revitalization study of Worth Square, a public space adjacent to Madison Square Park in New York City.

ROSE FITZGERALD KENNEDY GREENWAY CONSERVANCY INC

Boston, Massachusetts

www.rosekennedygreenway.org

$1,500,000 over two years

To create The Tiffany & Co. Foundation Grove at the Greenway Carousel in Boston’s Rose Fitzgerald Kennedy Greenway.

THE MUNICIPAL ART SOCIETY OF NEW YORK

New York, New York

www.mas.org

$50,000

Support for The Municipal Art Society’s 2012 Summit for New York City.

THE SAPLING FOUNDATION

New York, New York

www.ted.com

$200,000

To promote urban parks and their key role in cities as part of the Cities 2.0 TED Prize.

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KING BAUDOUIN FOUNDATION UNITED STATES INC

New York, New York

www.kbfus.org

$390,000 over three years

Support for the creation of the Tiffany & Co. Foundation Gallery, dedicated to jewelry, at the Rijksmuseum in Amsterdam, The Netherlands.

MUSEUM OF MODERN ART

New York, New York

www.moma.org

$25,000

Support of an Advanced Conservation Fellowship in silver sculpture and design objects.

PRATT INSTITUTE

Brooklyn, New York

www.pratt.edu

$50,000

To create the Tiffany & Co. Foundation Jewelry Design Scholarship to support two jewelry design students entering their senior years in 2012 and 2013.

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