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Bobby Zappala & Kevin L. Jenkins to Join Richard King…

PITTSBURGH (December 16, 2021) - Two Pittsburgh leaders with deep expertise in key aspects of the Richard King Mellon Foundation’s new Strategic Plan are joining the…

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University of Pittsburgh, Richard King Mellon Foundation Announce Transformative Gift,…

PITTSBURGH (November 17, 2021) – The University of Pittsburgh and Richard King Mellon Foundation today announced a $100 million gift that will advance the region’s…

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Richard King Mellon Foundation Announces Panel of 54 Expert Judges…

PITTSBURGH (August 23, 2021) – Fifty-four local and national leaders with expertise in business, entrepreneurship, conservation, economic development, economic mobility, health and well-being and philanthropy…

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A Pitch Competition with a Philanthropic Twist: Richard King Mellon…

PITTSBURGH (July 14, 2021) – The Richard King Mellon Foundation today announced a pitch competition with a twist: The winners will be determined, not just…

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Richard King Mellon Foundation Invests $2.6 Million to Help Create…

PITTSBURGH (July 7, 2021) – Having invested significantly over the years to help Pittsburgh become a national and international leader in the creation of new-economy…

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Carnegie Mellon, Richard King Mellon Foundation Announce Historic Partnership to…

PITTSBURGH (May 20, 2021) - Carnegie Mellon University and the Richard King Mellon Foundation today announced that the two long-time partners will together make a…

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Richard King Mellon Foundation Seeks Powerful Ideas to Create “Places…

PITTSBURGH (May 3, 2021) – A key focus of the Richard King Mellon Foundation’s new Strategic Plan is Economic Mobility – increasing opportunities for children…

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Richard King Mellon Foundation Awards $500,000 to Jump Start Preservation…

PITTSBURGH (April 12, 2021) – The Richard King Mellon Foundation today announced that it has made a $500,000 gift to help save the former National…

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Opportunity (Zones) Soon Will Come Knocking

PITTSBURGH (March 10, 2021) - The Richard King Mellon Foundation and Arctaris Impact Investors announce a $20 million joint commitment to invest in a unique program for…

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Richard King Mellon Foundation Unveils 10-Year Strategic Plan

PITTSBURGH (January 27, 2021) - In a Zoom presentation to the community today, the Richard King Mellon Foundation unveiled its new 2021-2030 Strategic Plan -…

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Richard King Mellon Foundation Awards Another $8.5 Million to Help…

PITTSBURGH (December 8, 2020) - The Richard King Mellon Foundation has awarded a third round of COVID grants totaling nearly $8.5 million. The foundation’s final COVID grant…

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Richard King Mellon Foundation Invests $2 Million in Innovative Venture…

PITTSBURGH (December 17, 2020) - The Richard King Mellon Foundation has made a $2 million investment in an online lending platform to help high-achieving students from…

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Richard King Mellon Foundation Grants $2.5 Million to 12 Regional…

PITTSBURGH (August 19, 2020) - The Richard King Mellon Foundation has allocated $2.5 million in grants to 12 regional colleges and universities to help the…

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Richard King Mellon Foundation Remembers the Late Richard P. Mellon

PITTSBURGH (August 5, 2020) - Richard P. Mellon, who passed away July 27 at age 81, served nearly half a century on the board of…

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Richard King Mellon Foundation Hires Gonzalez, Promotes Ventress and Evans

PITTSBURGH (July 6, 2020) - The Richard King Mellon Foundation has strengthened its program team, adding Gabriella Gonzalez as a new Program Officer, and promoting…

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Richard King Mellon Foundation Ups Its COVID-19 Commitment to $25…

PITTSBURGH (July 2, 2020) - The Richard King Mellon Foundation has approved an additional $10 million in funding for COVID-19 recovery efforts, on top of…

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Richard King Mellon Foundation Elects Sam Reiman to its Board…

PITTSBURGH (June 24, 2020) - The Board of Trustees of the Richard King Mellon Foundation has elected Foundation Director Sam Reiman to serve as a…

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SW PA Steps Up with Hundreds of Ideas for COVID-19…

PITTSBURGH (June 22, 2020) - When the Richard King Mellon Foundation issued a “Request for Ideas,” to solicit new initiatives to help spur Southwestern Pennsylvania’s…