Water Institute Faculty: See funding opportunities below Wendy Graham, Ph. D. Carl S. Swisher Chair in Water Resources Director UF Water Institute PO Box 116601 University of Florida Gainesville, Florida 32611-6601 Phone 352-294-7741 Email [log in to unmask]<mailto:[log in to unmask]> http://waterinstitute.ufl.edu<http://www.waterinstitute.ufl.edu/> From: Margaret Atherton [mailto:[log in to unmask]] Sent: Tuesday, September 05, 2017 8:27 AM To: Subject: Tiffany & Co. Foundation RFP in Mining and Coral Conservation - due August 5, 2018 Greetings - I want to be sure that you are aware of a funding opportunity from the Tiffany & Company Foundation. Please forward this note to anyone else who might be interested. If you or any of your colleagues choose to pursue an application, please let me know -- I would be happy to help with it. Tiffany & Co. Foundation Grants in Responsible Mining and Coral Conservation<http://www.tiffanyandcofoundation.org/guidelines/> Deadline: August 5, 2108 Amount: $25,000 - $300,000 in 2016 The Foundation supports organizations dedicated to the stewardship of natural resources in the areas of responsible mining and coral reef conservation. Specifically, the Foundation promotes responsible mining through remediation, land preservation and standards-setting efforts and healthy marine ecosystems through key research and targeted educational outreach. Coral Conservation Strategies * Promote awareness and education of the importance of corals and marine ecosystems through outreach to targeted constituencies such as consumers, ocean enthusiasts and select marine-tourism providers. * Support key research and reef management strategies to directly contribute to saving reef ecosystems. Responsible Mining The Foundation believes that the manner in which precious metals and gemstones are extracted is of the utmost importance. The Foundation supports organizations that promote responsible mining of precious metals, diamonds and gemstones as well as organizations that assist communities where mining occurs, particularly in the American West and Sub-Saharan Africa. Goal 1 * To promote the development of standards for responsible mining at the large-and small-scale level. Strategy * Encourage civil society, business and governments worldwide to work collaboratively on standards for the responsible mining of precious metals and gemstones, particularly through research, convenings and international standards development. Goal 2 * To remediate areas where both small - and large - scale mining have occurred. Strategy * Support models of reclamation and restoration work that bring together local communities, government, business and civil society in an effort to reclaim and remediate land and watersheds in which mining has occurred. Goal 3 * To protect places of natural and historic importance from the threat of mining. Strategy * Promote land and water conservation through the support of scientific research, convenings, awareness and education focused on responsible natural resource management. Please let me know if I or my colleagues can be of assistance. Best regards, Margaret Margaret Cole Atherton Executive Director, Corporate and Foundation Relations 772-713-5074 | [log in to unmask]<mailto:[log in to unmask]> 1938 W. University Ave., Gainesville, FL 32603 [UF Advancement] ________________________________ Documents made or received by anyone acting for or on behalf of the UF Foundation are confidential and exempt from F.S. 119.07(1) pursuant to F.S. 1004.28(5) and in accordance with the UF Foundation policy on confidentiality of Foundation documents. The University of Florida Foundation solicits tax deductible private contributions for the benefit of the University of Florida. For our full disclosure statement, please see http://www.uff.ufl.edu/Documents/Document.asp?DocID=1751164.