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2016 – A Year of Innovative Projects at TRIP

Dear Friends and Partners— Culture Matters! We are delighted to share a brief overview of 2016’s new TRIP projects and grants. Highlights include thought leadership gatherings, exhibitions and events at local cultural organizations including the Queens Museum, The Trust For Public Land and The Metropolitan Museum of Art, as well as National Park Centennial projects, […]

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Seeing the Past as Present: Why Museums Matter

Cambridge – Colleen Ritzau Leth, Vice President of TRIP and an MBA student at the University of Oxford, was recently invited to deliver a TEDtalk at TEDxOxbridge, an annual TEDx event co-hosted by the Universities of Oxford and Cambridge. This year’s event included speakers from across the business, academic and social sectors. Colleen is a specialist in museum […]

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TRIP Supports Landmark Exhibition at The Met

We are delighted to provide support for The Metropolitan Museum of Art’s landmark Jerusalem 1000–1400: Every People Under Heaven opening September 20, 2016. This is the first major exhibition to unravel the various cultural traditions and aesthetic strands that enriched and enlivened the medieval city during the most creative moment in the most complex city […]

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An Exciting 2015 for TRIP

Dear Friends and Partners— 2015 was an active and exciting year for Tauck Ritzau Innovative Philanthropy (TRIP), marked by over 25 grants to organizations around the world. We are pleased to share a few highlights with you. Celebrating and Rejuvenating U.S. Public Lands 2016 is the 100th anniversary of the National Park Service, and we feel privileged to […]

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Supporting Livelihoods of the Peruvian Huilloc

Sacred Valley, Peru—For three years, between 2012 and 2015, TRIP made annual grants to develop community-based tourism and local economic development in a remote area of Peru by gently opening Huilloc ways of life to visitors. TRIP supported a three-year, multifaceted program of sustainable business planning, skills training and visitor knowledge resulting in the launch […]

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