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.
Duke University has landed a $3 million grant from The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation to grow its relationships with liberal arts colleges and historically black colleges and universities. The grant...more
The grant will expand on programs developed in a prior Mellon grant, which established the Wabash Liberal Arts Immersion Program. “We are exceptionally proud to again benefit from the generosity of...more
When Elizabeth Alexander took the helm at the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation earlier this year, she told the Chronicle of Philanthropy that she didn't envision making "any immediate changes"...more
Two River Theater is supported in part by funds from the New Jersey State Council on the Arts, a Partner Agency of the National Endowment for the Arts, the Greater Kansas City Community Foundation,...more