Richard King Mellon Foundation



The Richard King Mellon Foundation was created in 1947 by Richard King Mellon, the president and chairman of the Mellon Bank.


The foundation's current giving priorities primarily serve Southwestern Pennsylvania with programs that focus on Regional Economic Development and Conservation, along with Education and Human Services and Nonprofit Capacity Building.



The foundation contributes to variety of endeavors to stimulate business development, to promote economic health in rural areas, to leverage the economic impact of the regional health care, education and cultural assets, and to attract and retain talented people to Southwestern Pennsylvania.


Web Address

www.foundationcenter.org/grantmaker/rkmellon/

Assets

$1,900,000,000 - 2010-12-31
$2,088,186,647 - 2006-12-31


Giving

$87,556,842 - 2010-12-31
$93,576,542 - 2006-12-31


Foundation Grants and Resources


  

Recent News from Richard King Mellon Foundation


AHN developing new model for diabetes care with grant
Foundation: Richard King Mellon Foundation

Allegheny Health Network will use a $6 million grant from the Richard King Mellon Foundation to try to build a new healthcare model of care...more

Diabetes treatment gets a boost with $6M grant
Foundation: Richard King Mellon Foundation

Allegheny Health Network has received a $6 million grant from the Richard King Mellon Foundation to better confront diabetes, a chronic disease...more

Funding finalized for plan to build park across I-579 Downtown
Foundation: Richard King Mellon Foundation

A $19 million federal grant will allow Pittsburgh to build a connection ... of state funds, foundation grants, a contribution from the Penguins, and...more

The Kiski School Receives $2 Million Grant from the Richard King Mellon Foundation
Foundation: Richard King Mellon Foundation

The Richard King Mellon Foundation Awards The Kiski School $2 million grant to support the renovation of Vlahos Hall, a dormitory on the...more

Allegheny County Health Department scores $1.5M grant
Foundation: Richard King Mellon Foundation

The Allegheny County Health Department announced today it has received a two-year, $1.5 million grant from the Richard King Mellon Foundation...more

Buhl Foundation names Diana Bucco new president
Foundation: Heinz Endowments, Richard King Mellon Foundation

Since 2014, the foundation has targeted its grant-making largely on One Northside — a 10- to 20-year commitment to infuse philanthropic dollars...more

McCune Foundation sells its share of Almono to RK Mellon Foundation
Foundation: McCune Foundation, Heinz Endowments, Pittsburgh Foundation, Richard King Mellon Foundation

McCune Foundation sells its share of Almono to R.K. Mellon Foundation ... The McCune Foundation — one of the original investors in Almono, ... Last year, the foundation approved grants...more

The Richard King Mellon Foundation Awards the Center for Sustainable Shale Development a Two ...
Foundation: Richard King Mellon Foundation

CSSD was formed by a group of leading environmental organizations, philanthropic foundations and energy companies, which have partnered to...more

Grant for Energy Technology Development
Foundation: Richard King Mellon Foundation

The Richard King Mellon Foundation has awarded a grant in the amount of $22 million the Center for Energy at the University of Pittsburgh. The objective of the grant is to create new faculty...more

Grants for the Renewal of McKees Rocks
Foundation: Heinz Endowments, Richard King Mellon Foundation

The Officials of Focus on Renewal in McKees Rocks was awarded with grants totaling $435,000. Of the $435,000, $335,000 came from the Richard King Mellon Foundation, $50,000 came from the Heinz...more







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