EIN 13-1879954

Andrew W. Mellon Foundation

IRS 501(c) type
501(c)(3)
Num. employees
Unknown
Year formed
1956
Most recent tax filings
2019-12-01
NTEE code, primary
Description
The Foundation endeavors to strengthen, promote, and, where necessary, defend the contributions of the humanities and the arts to human flourishing and to the well-being of diverse and democratic societies.
Total revenues
$446,837,871
2019
Total expenses
$376,055,916
2019
Total assets
$6,993,697,924
2019
Num. employees
n/a

Program areas at Andrew W. Mellon Foundation

See general explanation

Grants made by Andrew W. Mellon Foundation

GranteeGrant descriptionAmount
Smithsonian Institution (SI)To Establish Endowments at the National Museum of African American History and Culture in Support of the Museum's Directorship and Curatorial Research Centers$5,000,000
American Council of Learned SocietiesTo Support One Annual Cycle of Program Renewals at Institutions Hosting the Mellon Mays Undergraduate Fellowship: Barnard, Bowdoin, Brooklyn, Bryn Mawr, Carleton, Connecticut, Dartmouth, Grinnell, Hunter, Macalester, Oberlin, Queens, Smith, Swarthmore, Wellesley, Whittier, and Williams Colleges; Brown, Columbia, Cornell, Duke, Emory, Harvard, Haverford, Heritage, Northwestern, Princeton, Rice, Stanford, Wesleyan, and Yale Universities; the Universities of California at Berkeley, at Los Angeles, and at Riverside; the Universities of Cape Town, Chicago, New Mexico, Southern California, Texas at Austin, the Western Cape, and the Witwatersrand; the California Institute of Technology; the City College of New York; the Claremont Colleges, Inc.; United Negro College Fund, Inc.; and Washington University in ST. Louis$4,290,000
American Council of Learned SocietiesTo Support Career Diversity Preparation for Postdoctoral Fellowships in Government and Non-Profit Agencies for Humanities PHDS$3,500,000
...and 427 more grants made totalling $230,156,488

Personnel at Andrew W. Mellon Foundation

NameTitleCompensation
Joshua S. FriedmanCo - Founder, Co - Chairman and Co - Chief Executive Officer$30,000
Michele S WarmanExecutive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer / Executive Vice President , Chief Operating Officer , General CNSL , and Secretary$726,860
Scott TaylorChief Investment Officer$1,802,666
Thomas J SandersChief Financial Officer$473,852
Kelly GranatManaging Director and Portfolio Manager
...and 5 more key personnel

Financials for Andrew W. Mellon Foundation

RevenuesFYE 12/2019
Total grants, contributions, etc.$0
Investment income and dividends$30,795,656
Net rental income$0
Net gain from sale of non-inventory assets$408,874,646
Gross sales of inventory$0
Miscellaneous revenues$7,167,569
Total revenues$446,837,871

Form 990s for Andrew W. Mellon Foundation

Fiscal year endingDate received by IRSFormPDF link
2019-122021-06-14990PFView PDF
2018-122020-01-28990PFView PDF
2017-122019-03-15990PFView PDF
2016-122018-03-14990PFView PDF
2015-122016-11-23990PFView PDF
...and 4 more Form 990s

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Data update history
December 19, 2021
Updated personnel
Identified 3 new personnel
October 21, 2021
Posted financials
Added Form 990PF for fiscal year 2019
November 28, 2020
Used new vendors
Identified 1 new vendor, including
September 25, 2020
Updated personnel
Identified 2 new personnel
June 15, 2020
Used new vendors
Identified 1 new vendor, including
Nonprofit Types
Grantmaking organizationsPrivate foundationsPrivate non-operating foundationCharities
Issues
EducationArts, cultural, and humanities
Characteristics
Provides grantsPartially liquidatedTax deductible donations
General information
Address
140 E 62nd St
New York, NY 10065
Metro area
New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA
County
New York County, NY
Website URL
mellon.org/ 
Phone
(212) 838-8400
IRS details
EIN
13-1879954
Fiscal year end
December
Taxreturn type
Form 990-PF
Year formed
1956
Eligible to receive tax-deductible contributions (Pub 78)
Yes
Categorization
NTEE code, primary
T20: Private Foundations
NAICS code, primary
813211: Grantmaking Foundations
Parent/child status
Independent
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