The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation is a nonprofit corporation governed by the laws of the State of New York. It was founded on the 30th of June 1969 through the consolidation of Avalon Foundation and Old Dominion Foundation.
Currently, The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation is making grants in five core program areas: Higher Education and Scholarship; Scholarly Communications and Information Technology; Art History, Conservation, and Museums; Performing Arts; and, Conservation and the Environment.
The foundation's philosophy is to build, strengthen, and sustain institutions and thier core capacities.
As a recipient of a prestigious $500,000 grant from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, Amherst College will develop an initiative to identify and prepare students from underrepresented ... The goal of...more
The College of Saint Benedict and Saint John's University recently received a $600,000 grant from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation to support initiatives focused on inclusive pedagogy and community...more
“So the grant from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation is going to be used to really transform the relationship between the Marriott Library, here at the University of Utah, and the Utah Museum of Fine...more
Photo of Elizabeth Alexander Elizabeth Alexander has been named the next president of the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation. She will start in the position in March, succeeding Earl Lewis, who has been...more
Emily Sharpe of the Art Newspaper reports that the Tate has received a $1.5 million grant from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation to research new ... award and four visiting fellows with the University...more
Elizabeth Alexander, a poet, scholar, and memoirist, has been tapped to lead the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, the nation's pre-eminent humanities grant maker. When she starts in mid-March, Alexander...more
FILE - Students walk into the J Willard Marriott Library at the University of Utah in Salt Lake City Tuesday, Oct. 18, 2011. The J. Willard Marriott Library and the Utah Museum of Fine Arts at the...more