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A Novel Effort for a Novel Virus

PITTSBURGH (May 15, 2020) – Safely jump-starting the economy in the wake of COVID-19 will require significantly enhanced testing capacity for the virus. But there…

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Richard King Mellon Foundation Awards $3.15 Million in Emergency Grants…

PITTSBURGH (April 21, 2020) — The Trustees of the Richard King Mellon Foundation have awarded $3.15 million in emergency operating support grants to 44 Southwestern…

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Homewood Maker Hustles, Hires Locals to Manufacture 50,000+ COVID-19 Face…

PITTSBURGH - Three philanthropic foundations and Highmark are helping Homewood maker Day Owl to transform its Homewood headquarters to quickly produce high-quality, medical-grade plastic face…

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Richard King Mellon Foundation Approves $15 Million Pandemic Solutions Package

PITTSBURGH (April 13, 2020) – The trustees of the Richard King Mellon Foundation today approved $15 million to jump-start its three COVID-19 response strategies:  Health-innovation…

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Richard A. Mellon Succeeds Seward Prosser Mellon as Board Chairman…

PITTSBURGH (June 25, 2019) – The Board of Trustees of the Richard King Mellon Foundation and the R. K. Mellon Family Foundation today announced the…