EIN 13-1879954

Andrew W. Mellon Foundation

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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.
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Program areas at Andrew W. Mellon Foundation

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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

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
Kelly GranatManaging Director and Portfolio Manager
Sherrilyn LfillPresident and Director - Counsel
Elizabeth AlexanderPresident$914,505
...and 3 more key personnel

Financials for Andrew W. Mellon Foundation

RevenuesFYE 12/2020
Total grants, contributions, etc.$0
Investment income and dividends$18,960,864
Net rental income$0
Net gain from sale of non-inventory assets
Gross sales of inventory$0
Miscellaneous revenues$187,962
Total revenues$505,890,143

Form 990s for Andrew W. Mellon Foundation

Fiscal year endingDate received by IRSFormPDF link
2020-122022-04-21990PFView PDF
2019-122021-06-14990PFView PDF
2018-122020-01-28990PFView PDF
2017-122019-03-15990PFView PDF
2016-122018-03-14990PFView PDF
...and 5 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
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General information
140 E 62nd St
New York, NY 10065
Metro area
New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA
New York County, NY
Website URL
(212) 838-8400
IRS details
Fiscal year end
Taxreturn type
Form 990-PF
Year formed
Eligible to receive tax-deductible contributions (Pub 78)
NTEE code, primary
T20: Private Foundations
NAICS code, primary
813211: Grantmaking Foundations
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