The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation



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.


Web Address

www.mellon.org

Social Media Links

Twitter - @MellonFdn

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Recent News from Andrew W. Mellon Foundation


Amherst College to Use Mellon Grant to Develop Diverse Faculty
Foundation: Andrew W. Mellon Foundation

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

CSB and SJU awarded $600000 grant from Mellon Foundation
Foundation: Andrew W. Mellon Foundation

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

Museum And Library Recieve Funding For Collaboration
Foundation: Andrew W. Mellon Foundation

“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

Five Things to Know About Elizabeth Alexander, the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation's New President
Foundation: Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, Ford Foundation

In other words, Alexander has been closely involved in one of the most important trends now shaping arts philanthropy: a growing focus on using arts and cultural grantmaking to advance social...more

New Leader for Andrew W. Mellon Foundation
Foundation: Andrew W. Mellon Foundation

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

The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Appoints Distinguished Writer, Poet, Scholar and Arts Advocate ...
Foundation: Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, Ford Foundation

The Mellon Foundation, the nation's most generous and active supporter of the humanities, is committed to five core program areas: higher education and scholarship in the humanities; arts and...more

Tate Given $1.5 Million Conservation Research Grant for Ephemeral Artworks
Foundation: Andrew W. Mellon Foundation

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

New Mellon Foundation Leader Plans to Raise Its Profile
Foundation: Andrew W. Mellon Foundation

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

U. museum, library receive grant for West studies
Foundation: Andrew W. Mellon Foundation

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

U Museum and Library Receive Grant to Collaborate on Intermountain West Initiative
Foundation: Andrew W. Mellon Foundation

Salt Lake City—The J. Willard Marriott Library and the Utah Museum of Fine Arts at the University of Utah have been awarded a $500,000 grant from The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation. The grant will...more





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