INTERNATIONAL WILDERNESS LEADERSHIP FOUNDATION

Boulder, Colorado

www.chasingcoral.com

$50,000

Support of the global outreach campaign for Chasing Coral, a cutting-edge documentary film about the current threats facing coral reef ecosystems.

NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC SOCIETY

Washington, District of Columbia

www.nationalgeographic.com

$25,000

Support for the nonprofit and academic sectors to participate in The Economist’s World Ocean Summit in 2017.

ROCKEFELLER PHILANTHROPY ADVISORS, INC.

New York, New York

www.rockpa.org

$50,000

Support of the Outlaw Ocean Project, a multimedia platform to document the need for improved enforcement of MPAs worldwide.

SAILORS FOR THE SEA INC

Newport, Rhode Island

www.sailorsforthesea.org

$200,000 over two years

Continued support of the Clean Regattas Caribbean Initiative to drive sustainable practices in the sailing and tourism industries in the region.

SKYTRUTH

Shepherdstown, West Virginia

www.skytruth.org

$25,000

Continued support for satellite monitoring of marine protected areas.

THE STORY COLLIDER INC

New York, New York

www.storycollider.org

$450,000 over three years

Support for a series of storytelling workshops, live events and audio productions focused on educating a broad audience about the importance of ocean conservation.

THE UNIVERSITY OF QUEENSLAND IN AMERICA INC

Washington, District of Columbia

www.50reefs.org

$500,000

Support to develop and launch 50 Reefs—identifying, promoting and protecting the 50 most important reefs in the world, thus ensuring global coral ecosystem health in the long term.

VIRGIN UNITE USA, INC.

New York, New York

www.virgin.com/unite

$100,000

Support for Ocean Unite, an initiative which aims to unify, amplify and engage influencers to advance ocean conservation.

WILDLIFE CONSERVATION SOCIETY

Bronx, New York

www.wcs.org

$1,000,000 over two years

Support of Wildlife Conservation Society's MPA Fund, which will establish and expand MPAs in at least 20 countries to protect 10% of their territorial waters by 2020.

WILDLIFE CONSERVATION SOCIETY

Bronx, New York

www.wcs.org

$300,000 over three years

Support for research and capacity building to support the creation of Marine Protected Areas in Mauritius, Madagascar and the broader Western Indian Ocean region.

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INTERNATIONAL INSTITUTE FOR ENVIRONMENT AND DEVELOPMENT

London, England

www.iied.org

$300,000 over two years

Continued support of a multi-stakeholder forum to improve the artisanal mining sector globally, with a specific focus on gemstones and gold in Tanzania.

UNIVERSITY OF DELAWARE

Newark, Delaware

www.sustainablegemstones.org

$350,000 over two years

Support for the creation of the Colored Gemstone Knowledge Hub to advance responsible practices in the colored gemstone supply chain.

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CITY PARKS FOUNDATION

New York, New York

www.cityparksfoundation.org

$150,000

Continued support for 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

$100,000

Support for the development of a new initiative to convene and share best practices among organizations working to create and improve hybrid public spaces.

THE MAYOR’S FUND TO ADVANCE NEW YORK CITY

New York, New York

www.nyc.gov/fund

$10,000

Support for the 2016 New York City Parks Without Borders Summit.

TRUST FOR PUBLIC LAND

San Francisco, California

www.tpl.org

$250,000

Support for the completion of Phase One of the QueensWay, a proposed park to be built on an abandoned railway in Queens, New York.

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