Regional Economic Development

Investing in Economic Development Enriches the Region for All

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Pittsburgh and the region have a rich history of making products for the world. Building upon those traditions, the Foundation’s regional economic development priorities are now focused on opportunities in advanced and additive manufacturing, robotics, and the economics of growth in rural and urban communities. Recognizing that a region’s economy can not be truly successful if all communities do not participate, the Foundation will also collaborate and invest in several underserved communities to support affordable housing, business infrastructure, workforce training, and entrepreneurship programs designed to help residents gain access to the new economy.

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2018 Grantees

Regional Economic Development

Grantmakers of Western Pennsylvania

Pittsburgh, PA

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

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