Richard King Mellon Foundation Grants Approved in 2011

EDUCATION
African American Chamber Foundation of Western Pennsylvania
Pittsburgh, PA
toward two-year support of a diabetes awareness and prevention workshop
$100,000
The Braddock Carnegie Library
Braddock, PA
toward support of operations
$100,000
Carnegie Mellon University
Pittsburgh, PA
to educate young women in STEM subjects through hands-on robotics projects
$10,000
Community College of Allegheny County Educational Foundation
Pittsburgh, PA
toward the capital campaign, specifically, Allied Health Equipment; the Green Institute Faculty and Simulated-Instructional Lab; the West Hills Campus Science Lab; and math cafes at six sites
$3,000,000
Community College of Allegheny County Educational Foundation
Pittsburgh, PA
to improve the rigor of career education at the secondary level, promote greater integration with post-secondary education, and align career education with industry requirements and employment opportunities
$100,000
Community Empowerment Association, Inc.
Pittsburgh, PA
to cover the speaker's travel costs for the Mitigating the Impact of Social & Psychological Trauma to the Social Fabric of the African American Community conference to be held in Pittsburgh October 26-27
$2,000
Coro Center for Civic Leadership
Pittsburgh, PA
toward support of operations
$200,000
Coro Center for Civic Leadership
Pittsburgh, PA
toward support of the Next Leaders Program, Coro Fellows Scholarship Fund, and the Running for Public Office Program
$225,000
Derry Area School District Foundation, Inc.
Derry, PA
toward five-year support to extend quality preschool education to parents and childcare providers in the Derry and Latrobe communities
$50,000
Duquesne University of the Holy Ghost
Pittsburgh, PA
toward renovation of the science and pharmacy laboratories
$4,000,000
The Extra Mile Education Foundation, Inc.
Pittsburgh, PA
toward capital needs related to the consolidation of St. Agnes and St. Benedict the Moor schools
$250,000
Family Communications, Inc.
Pittsburgh, PA
toward two-year support to produce the educational program Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood
$1,500,000
Fort Ligonier Days, Inc.
Ligonier, PA
toward storage of materials and equipment
$3,500
George Junior Republic
Grove City, PA
toward construction of a new academic center
$1,000,000
Grove City College
Grove City, PA
toward Phase I construction of the Science, Engineering and Mathematics Building
$500,000
Imani Christian Academy
Pittsburgh, PA
toward the alternative career paths program and scholarship fund
$250,000
Kingsley Association
Pittsburgh, PA
toward support of operations for the current fiscal year
$250,000
Ligonier Valley School District
Ligonier, PA
toward support of operations for the 2011-2012 school year
$793,000
Local Government Academy
Pittsburgh, PA
toward three-year support to educate local communities on managing Marcellus Shale development
$70,000
Manchester Youth Development Center, Inc.
Pittsburgh, PA
toward two-year support of operations and program expenses
$400,000
Mount Vernon Ladies Association of the Union
Mount Vernon, VA
to establish a George Washington Teachers Institute for Pennsylvania educators
$500,000
National Park Foundation
Washington, DC
toward a challenge grant for the Flight 93 Memorial
$1,000,000
Oakland Catholic High School
Pittsburgh, PA
toward architectural consultation services to renovate the Joan of Arc Building with a focus on green design
$63,000
Oglebay Foundation, Inc.
Wheeling, WV
toward purchase of 'green' furnishings and fixtures for the National Training Center, which is the leading national program to train park and recreation professionals
$250,000
Pittsburgh Public Schools
Pittsburgh, PA
to hire a consultant to develop and implement a comprehensive plan to address the budget deficit, including an in-depth evaluation of revenue and expenditures
$150,000
Planned Parenthood of Western Pennsylvania, Inc.
Pittsburgh, PA
toward two-year support of pregnancy education and prevention programs offered in schools and community-based organizations
$100,000
The Poise Foundation
Pittsburgh, PA
toward the 2011 Northeast Regional Conference focused on improving educational attainment of African-American youth
$7,500
Sewickley Academy
Sewickley, PA
toward three-year support of operations for Summerbridge Pittsburgh
$150,000
Shadyside Hospital Supporting Foundation
Pittsburgh, PA
to train older teens and engage parents to help early adolescents gain insights, attitudes and skills to help them postpone sexual involvement and avoid becoming perpetrators or victims of sexual harassment
$38,000
University of Pittsburgh at Greensburg
Greensburg, PA
toward two-year support to augment and expand programs to attract new students and better prepare students for post-graduation opportunities
$500,000
University of Pittsburgh, School of Medicine
Pittsburgh, PA
toward support of the 2011 Mellon Lecture
$10,000
University of Pittsburgh, Office of Child Development
Pittsburgh, PA
toward three-year support of the Something Worth Giving research-based communication strategy project and for general operating support
$500,000
University of Pittsburgh, School of Arts and Sciences
Pittsburgh, PA
toward two-year support to produce a research-based book on Pittsburgh's steel industry
$10,000
University of Pittsburgh, School of Education
Pittsburgh, PA
toward the School of Education's centennial programs
$10,000
Valley Forge Military Academy Foundation
Wayne, PA
to renovate five science labs to complement the comprehensive Health Sciences curriculum and degree program
$750,000
Washington and Jefferson College
Washington, PA
toward renovation of the Dieter Porter Life Sciences Building
$1,000,000
Westminster College
New Wilmington, PA
toward renovation of the social sciences building, Patterson Hall
$500,000
Zoological Society of Pittsburgh
Pittsburgh, PA
toward construction of the Animal Health & Education Center to care for the Zoo's animal population and to engage and educate Zoo visitors in veterinary care issues
$1,000,000
Total Education Grants $19,342,000

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