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.

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Recent News from Richard King Mellon Foundation



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Richard King Mellon Foundation awards $8.5 million in grant funding for final round of 2020 ...
Foundation: Richard King Mellon Foundation

“The goal of the Foundation and its Board has been to jump into this effort meaningfully - and to see it through. These grants are the latest installments...more


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Public gets access to half-mile stretch of Mill Run in Ligonier Township
Foundation: Richard King Mellon Foundation

The Colcom Foundation and the Richard King Mellon Foundation in Pittsburgh and Katherine Mabis McKenna Foundation in Latrobe, provided...more


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The Pittsburgh Foundation launches $1.5 million in new grants supporting racial justice
Foundation: Heinz Endowments, Pittsburgh Foundation, Richard King Mellon Foundation

“White-led urban agriculture groups would get supply grants for thousands of dollars, while some of us in the Black growers' community were...more


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Grove City College receives grant to help with coronavirus related costs
Foundation: Richard King Mellon Foundation

The Foundation's continuing commitment to higher education as an essential service to the local community, region and state is evident by its...more


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Richard King Mellon Foundation Awards SU $210000
Foundation: Richard King Mellon Foundation

Susquehanna is one of 12 regional colleges and universities to receive funding from the foundation, which allocated a total of $2.5 million. “Our...more


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New Fund To Help Arts-And-Culture Groups Plan For The Pandemic, And Beyond
Foundation: Heinz Endowments, Pittsburgh Foundation, Richard King Mellon Foundation

Participants learn about the Arts | Equity | Reimagined program in an Aug. 20 information session on Zoom. Bill O'Driscoll / 90.5 WESA. A new...more


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RK Mellon Foundation allocates more than $2.5 million in grants to Pa. universities
Foundation: Richard King Mellon Foundation

Reiman said from there, the foundation began providing emergency operating support grants to other institutions, including Seton Hill University,...more


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Fall programming unclear for Center for Creativity
Foundation: Richard King Mellon Foundation

Fall programming unclear for Center for Creativity ... in those spaces to determine how we can provide the safest possible creative...more


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Richard King Mellon Foundation adds $10 million to its earlier $15 million commitment for covid-19 ...
Foundation: Richard King Mellon Foundation

The foundation announced last week that it had awarded 37 grants in response, totaling $5.25 million. “But there were so many worthy ideas, our...more


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Richard King Mellon Foundation boosts funding for COVID-19 aid to $25 million
Foundation: Richard King Mellon Foundation

A grant of $100,000 to the Pittsburgh Symphony, for instance, will fund a new marketing initiative to attract people back to Downtown, said Mr. Reiman....more



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