Program Guidelines

The Tiffany & Co. Foundation awards grants based on the following program guidelines to strategically focus our funding to make a meaningful impact in our program areas. Please click below to learn more about each of our program areas.

Responsible Mining

Promoting responsible mining and supporting the communities in which mining occurs.

Coral Conservation

Promoting the preservation of precious corals and healthy marine ecosystems.

Environmental and Cultural Preservation

Supporting the enhancement of urban environments and culturally significant places.

Design and the Decorative Arts

Promoting and enhancing the field of design and the decorative arts.

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Environmental and Cultural Preservation

The Foundation recognizes the important role that environmental and cultural sites play in local communities worldwide. To this end, the Foundation supports the enhancement of urban environments and culturally significant landmarks through the following goals:

GOAL 1: To improve the urban parks experience by supporting infrastructure improvements and
beautification efforts in existing parks and by supporting the creation of additional green spaces.

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GOAL 2: To promote and preserve culturally significant places and spaces internationally.

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Coral Conservation

Corals are vital to a healthy ocean. The Foundation values healthy oceans and the important role
that corals play in this ecosystem. The Foundation supports coral conservation by focusing
on the following goal:

GOAL: To increase awareness to promote the preservation of precious corals and
healthy marine ecosystems.

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Responsible Mining

The Foundation believes that the manner in which precious metals and gemstones are extracted is of
the utmost importance. In an effort to promote responsible mining and support the communities in
which mining occurs, the Foundation focuses on the following goals:

GOAL 1: To promote the development of standards for responsible mining at the large-scale level.

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GOAL 2: To remediate areas where both small- and large-scale mining have occurred.

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GOAL 3: To promote economic and social development in areas where mining occurs in an effort to
support and strengthen mining communities.

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Design and the Decorative Arts

The Foundation promotes excellence in design by supporting organizations that are
enhancing the field of the decorative arts.

GOAL: To promote and enhance the field of design and the decorative arts, specifically jewelry.

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