Richard King Mellon Foundation Grants Approved in 2010

EDUCATION
A+ Schools: Pittsburgh's Community Alliance for Public Education
Pittsburgh, PA
toward production of the 2010 Report to the Community on school progress in the Pittsburgh Public Schools and city charter schools
$7,500
A+ Schools: Pittsburgh's Community Alliance for Public Education
Pittsburgh, PA
toward two-year support of operations and programs to inform and engage families, youth, and the community for educational excellence and equity in Pittsburgh
$350,000
Allegheny College
Meadville, PA
toward renovation of Carr Hall to LEED standards housing the new Cook Environmental Center and the College's Physics Departments
$1,000,000
Carnegie Mellon University
Pittsburgh, PA
toward the Lunar X Competition, an international competition involving safely landing a robot on the surface of the moon, traveling 5,000 meters over the lunar surface, and sending data back to the earth
$50,000
Chatham University
Pittsburgh, PA
toward support of the Pittsburgh Teachers Institute for the 2010 - 2011 school year
$50,000
Coro Center for Civic Leadership
Pittsburgh, PA
toward Running for Public Office 2010, an experiential learning program
$50,000
Diocese of Greensburg
Greensburg, PA
toward capital improvements of catholic schools located in the Greensburg Diocese
$4,000,000
East Liberty Presbyterian Church
Pittsburgh, PA
toward two-year support for Hope Academy of Music and the Arts to provide over 300 students with after school and weekend arts education
$75,000
Grantmakers of Western Pennsylvania
Pittsburgh, PA
to provide professional development on grantmaking in relation to racial equity
$2,500
Ligonier Valley Library Association
Ligonier, PA
toward renovation of the library basement into a multi-functional community room
$200,000
Pittsburgh Filmmakers
Pittsburgh, PA
toward production of a feature-length documentary on the history and scientific achievement of the Allegheny Observatory
$50,000
Pittsburgh Public Schools
Pittsburgh, PA
toward support of the Superintendent's contract
$10,000
Pittsburgh Voyager
Pittsburgh, PA
toward two-year support of operations
$450,000
Point Park University
Pittsburgh, PA
toward renovations of the YMCA building that will become Point Park University's Student and Convocation Center
$4,000,000
Robert Morris University
Moon Township, PA
toward construction of the new business school complex and an endowed fund for the Bayer Center for Nonprofit Management
$5,000,000
University of Pittsburgh at Greensburg
Greensburg, PA
to support the St. Clair Lecture Series featuring author Sir David Cannandine
$5,000
University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
Pittsburgh, PA
toward support of the 2010 Mellon Lecture
$10,000
University of Pittsburgh, Graduate School of Public & International Affairs
Pittsburgh, PA
toward two year support to document oral histories of those involved in Pittsburgh philanthropy
$50,000
Valley School of Ligonier
Ligonier, PA
toward strategic planning and creation of a development office
$217,000
World Affairs Council of Pittsburgh
Pittsburgh, PA
toward support of a young professionals forum for those of international background or interest
$75,000
World War II Veterans of Allegheny County Memorial Fund
Pittsburgh, PA
toward design, fabrication and construction of the World War II Memorial located on Pittsburgh's North Shore
$300,000
Total Education Grants $15,952,000

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