Richard King Mellon Foundation Unveils 10-Year Strategic Plan
January 27, 2021
Announces new strategies to fund private companies doing public good, and nonprofits that want to operate more effectively
Richard King Mellon Foundation Awards Another $8.5 Million to Help Southwestern PA Persevere Through COVID and Surge in Recovery
December 18, 2020
Final COVID grant of 2020 will help UPMC Children’s distribute COVID vaccines. Total 2020 COVID funding now more than $33 million
Richard King Mellon Foundation Invests $2 Million in Innovative Venture to Enable Promising Low-income Students to Attend the Best Colleges and Universities They Can
December 17, 2020
Partners with The Rockefeller Foundation and John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation.
Richard King Mellon Foundation Grants $2.5 Million to 12 Regional Colleges and Universities to Help Them Reopen Safely; Enhance Online Learning
August 19, 2020
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 schools to reopen safely amid the COVID-19 pandemic, and to expand their online learning offerings.
Richard King Mellon Foundation Remembers the Late Richard P. Mellon
August 05, 2020
Richard P. Mellon, who passed away July 27 at age 81, served nearly half a century on the board of the Richard King Mellon Foundation and more than a quarter-century as its Chairman before his retirement 10 years ago.
Richard King Mellon Foundation Hires Gonzalez, Promotes Ventress and Evans
July 06, 2020
The Richard King Mellon Foundation has strengthened its program team, adding Gabriella Gonzalez as a new Program Officer, and promoting Lynne Ventress to Program Officer and Grace Evans to Senior Program Associate.
Richard King Mellon Foundation Ups Its COVID-19 Commitment to $25 Million
July 02, 2020
The Richard King Mellon Foundation has approved an additional$10 million in funding for COVID-19 recovery efforts, on top of its $15 million aid package announced in April.
Richard King Mellon Foundation Elects Sam Reiman to its Board of Trustees
June 24, 2020
The Board of Trustees of the Richard King Mellon Foundation has elected Foundation Director Sam Reiman to serve as a fellow Trustee.
SW PA steps Up with Hundreds of Ideas for COVID-19 Economic Recovery
June 22, 2020
When the Richard King Mellon Foundation issued a “Request for Ideas,” to solicit new initiatives to help spur Southwestern Pennsylvania’s economic recovery from the pandemic, Foundation Director Sam Reiman anticipated a strong response.
A New Solution to PPE Shortage is Coming to Pittsburgh: Converted Snorkeling Masks
May 27, 2020
Healthcare workers and first responders in Southwestern Pennsylvania who are most at risk of exposure to COVID-19 soon will have 4,000 new high-end face masks to protect them.