Education

Enhancing Education Throughout Greater Pittsburgh

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In 2018, the Mellon Foundation awarded 21 grants totaling $18,576,000 to primary and secondary schools and to colleges and universities. More than $12,000,000 was invested in capital projects, improving programs to attract students from beyond Pittsburgh. Of the $13,100,000 in funds granted to institutions of higher learning, $10,500,000 was awarded to schools in Pittsburgh while $2,600,000 supported regional institutions. More than $4,000,000 was granted to primary and secondary schools: $1,650,000 in Westmoreland County and $2,735,000 in Pittsburgh.




2018
$18,576,000
Grants Approved
23
Total Grants

2020 Grantees

Featured Grantee

Education

The Citizen Science Lab

toward support of the Citizen Science Lab 5-Year Anniversary Celebration and Fundraiser

2020
$50,000
Pittsburgh, PA

Education

Holy Family Institute

toward support of operations due to the COVID-19 pandemic

2020
$100,000
Pittsburgh, PA

Education

Jewish Federation of Greater Pittsburgh

toward costs associated with the inaugural Tree of Life Anti-Hate Conference

2020
$100,000
Pittsburgh, PA
Featured Grantee

Education

Pittsburgh Community Broadcasting Corporation

to create greater accountabilities in government

2020
$300,000
Pittsburgh, PA

Education

The Pittsburgh Promise Foundation

toward emergency support to assist at-risk high school seniors and current high school students impacted by COVID-19

2020
$1,325,000
Pittsburgh, PA

Education

Propel Schools Foundation

to support a public/private partnership with the PA State Treasurer that will provide incentives for Allegheny County families to save for kids' futures

2020
$200,000
Pittsburgh, PA
Featured Grantee

Education

Saint Vincent College

toward support of operations due to the COVID-19 pandemic

2020
$250,000
Latrobe, PA

Education

Seton Hill University

toward support of operations due to the COVID-19 pandemic

2020
$100,000
Greensburg, PA

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

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