Education

Keeping Pace in Changing Times

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The Foundation grants aspire to help students — and others — succeed in a world marked by changes in technology, the economy, and the media.

Pittsburgh and the region are home to some of the best public, private, charter, and parochial K-12 schools, colleges, and research universities in the country. Building upon the importance of these educational institutions to the regional community and economy, the Foundation’s educational priorities include strengthening K-12 schools, colleges, and universities through investments in capital facilities, advanced curriculum, and workforce training that prepare students to participate in the new economy. The Foundation also looks to leverage federally-funded research carried out at universities to support economic development in both urban and rural communities. At the same time, the Foundation’s priorities include exploring new initiatives for improving educational outcomes for students attending Pittsburgh’s lowest-performing K-12 schools.

2017
$18,695,000
Grants Approved
16
Total Grants

14998 Grantees

Education

Robert Morris University

toward start-up support for a Center of Nonprofit Management

14998
$250,000
Moon Township, PA

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Since 1947, the Richard King Mellon Foundation has invested in the future of southwestern Pennsylvania.

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