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

Foundation Grants and Resources


Recent News from Andrew W. Mellon Foundation


University of Maine System trustee meeting summarizes new developments ahead
Foundation: Andrew W. Mellon Foundation

The program is run primarily with funding from second-chance Pell Grants and other private funds like that of the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation,...more

Trinity College receives $180K grant to address underrepresentation in leadership
Foundation: Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, Henry Luce Foundation, Henry Luce Foundation

This is the second grant awarded by the Mellon Foundation for this project; the first of the two grants was announced in the fall of 2019. The...more

Shorefront Awarded Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Grant
Foundation: Evanston Community Foundation, Andrew W. Mellon Foundation

Shorefront has been awarded a two-year grant from The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation. The grant will support Shorefront's work in collections...more

$38.5 Million Has Been Allocated to LA Arts Recovery
Foundation: Andrew W. Mellon Foundation

$38.5 Million Has Been Allocated to LA Arts Recovery ... jobs is in a creative field, according to the 2020 Otis Report on the Creative Economy. ... “Los Angeles's arts organizations embody the...more

Mellon Foundation awards $5 million grant to support Penn professor's project
Foundation: Andrew W. Mellon Foundation

The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation awarded Penn a $5 million grant to professor Tulia Falleti for her project, “Dispossessions in the Americas:...more

Visual Communications Receives Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Funding
Foundation: Andrew W. Mellon Foundation

The two-year Mellon Foundation community-based archives grant will enable VC to complete “Making Memories Matter Again,” a years-long...more

Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Awards Three $4.5 Million Grants to Launch Pacific Northwest Just ...
Foundation: Andrew W. Mellon Foundation

... been awarded a three-year $4.52 million grant from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation to launch the Pacific Northwest Just Futures Institute...more

Museum of Art Receives COVID-19 Relief Grant from Andrew W. Mellon Foundation
Foundation: Andrew W. Mellon Foundation

The foundation has already distributed nearly $24 million emergency grants to 12 mid-size museums across the country. The grant for the El...more

Foundations allocate $8M in emergency Covid-19 grants to Philadelphia arts and culture ...
Foundation: Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, William Penn Foundation

The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation and the William Penn Foundation are teaming up to distribute $8 million in emergency funding to 37...more

Why Every Nonprofit Should Seek Foundation Funding in 2021
Foundation: Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, Ford Foundation

Two-thirds of foundations have softened or removed restrictions on existing grants in response to the pandemic, according to a new report by the...more



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