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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.

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Recent News from Andrew W. Mellon Foundation

$6M grant to help WSU make Detroit epicenter for Black studies
Foundation: Andrew W. Mellon Foundation

Wayne State says it will use an Andrew W. Mellon Foundation grant to create the center and plans to hire 30 faculty in the...more

Cummer Museum Receives $1 Million Grant from the Prestigious Mellon Foundation
Foundation: Jessie Ball duPont Fund, Andrew W. Mellon Foundation

Wanda J. Willis, M.A. has been selected for the newly-created position of Vice President, Civic Leadership for The Community...more

Fulfilling a Need in the Face of High Food Prices | Rutgers University Foundation
Foundation: Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, Collaboratory

Inspiring philanthropy to better the world and transform lives. Primary Menu ... A $25 million anonymous philanthropic gift to... Read...more

Groundbreaking performance by La Mezcla kicks off the 2022-2023 Performing Arts Series season
Foundation: Doris Duke Charitable Foundation, Andrew W. Mellon Foundation

The Performing Arts Series launches its 62nd season on Thursday, Sept. 15 with an unforgettable performance by polyrhythmic dance and...more

Carnegie Corporation of New York Announces the 2022 Class of Andrew Carnegie Fellows | News
Foundation: Carnegie Corporation of New York, Knight Foundation, Andrew W. Mellon Foundation

This year's commitment totals $5.6 million in philanthropic support. ... INDUSTRY KEYWORD: OTHER PHILANTHROPY ENVIRONMENT...more

CC Receives Mellon Foundation Grant - Colorado College
Foundation: Andrew W. Mellon Foundation

According to the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, these grants will support the development of new social justice oriented-humanities curricula...more

Andrew W. Mellon Foundation grants SU $1.5 million to enhance Indigenous studies - The ...
Foundation: Andrew W. Mellon Foundation

Stevens said he was aware the Mellon Foundation has been providing grants to Indigenous studies programs at different schools with amounts...more

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

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