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


Sealaska Heritage secures grant for Totem Pole Trail - KINY
Foundation: Andrew W. Mellon Foundation

The $2.9 million dollar grant from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation will allow Tlingit, Haida, and Tsimshian master artists in Juneau and...more

Major grants helped spur record research growth in 2020-21 | Around the O
Foundation: Gates Foundation, Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, Henry Luce Foundation, Henry Luce Foundation

The institute, funded by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation and hosted by the UO's Center for Environmental Futures, includes collaborators at...more

Historic Coltrane house scores $1M grant from Mellon Foundation | Newsday
Foundation: Andrew W. Mellon Foundation

The foundation that oversees the John and Alice Coltrane Home in Dix Hills has been awarded a $1 million grant from The Andrew W. Mellon...more

National Theater Project Awards Grants to 11 Works - American Theatre
Foundation: Doris Duke Charitable Foundation, Andrew W. Mellon Foundation

NEFA's National Theater Project is funded by The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation with additional support from the Doris Duke Charitable Foundation. “The...more

Zócalo Public Square receives major grant from Andrew W. Mellon Foundation | ASU News
Foundation: Andrew W. Mellon Foundation

The Mellon Foundation has awarded grants since 1969 to support a variety of initiatives centered on strengthening the humanities, arts and higher...more

Historic A.G. Gaston Motel Receives $1.1M from Mellon Foundation for Restoration | The ...
Foundation: Andrew W. Mellon Foundation

(Joe Songer for The Birmingham Times). birminghamal.gov. The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation has awarded a $1.1 million grant to the City of...more

North Carolina Freedom Park Awarded $1.9 Million Grant From The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation
Foundation: Andrew W. Mellon Foundation

"We are elated to receive the $1.9 million grant to support our ongoing efforts to fund the construction of North Carolina Freedom Park and the Beacon...more

Grant helps Civil War muster expand, attract new talent - Second Wave Media
Foundation: Andrew W. Mellon Foundation

The Van Raalte Civil War Muster is back and, with the help of a two-year, $51,000 grant from The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation and Hope...more

Mellon grant to transform African poetry research, scholarship
Foundation: Andrew W. Mellon Foundation

The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation has awarded a $750,000 grant to an international team led by Kwame Dawes, professor of English, and...more

UC Celebrates $15 Million Mellon Grant to Support Faculty Diversity
Foundation: Andrew W. Mellon Foundation

The University of California today (July 16) announced the receipt of a $15 million grant from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation for the...more



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