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$3.69 billion
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7,484  Grants awarded for  $3,694,571,675
GranteeProjectDate AmountLocationProgram
El Paso Community FoundationFuture of Higher Learning in Prison (Program Support)12/11/20$598,000El Paso, TX, United StatesHigher Learning
University of Puerto Rico at Río PiedrasAfro-Diasporic and Racial Studies Major and Minor12/11/20$700,000San Juan, PR, United StatesHigher Learning
Michigan State UniversityCreativity in the Time of COVID-19: Art as a Tool for Combating Inequity and Injustice12/11/20$3,074,000East Lansing, MI, United StatesHigher Learning
University of California at BerkeleyThe Black Studies Collaboratory12/11/20$2,877,000Berkeley, CA, United StatesHigher Learning
Tulane UniversityThe Tulane Mellon Graduate Program in Community-Engaged Scholarship in the Humanities12/11/20$1,500,000New Orleans, LA, United StatesHigher Learning
Brooklyn CollegeMellon Transfer Student Research Program12/11/20$1,000,000Brooklyn, NY, United StatesHigher Learning
Emory UniversityJames Weldon Johnson Institute (Tie-Off)12/11/20$1,000,000Atlanta, GA, United StatesHigher Learning
United Negro College Fund, Inc.UNCF/Mellon Faculty Career Enhancement Programs12/11/20$2,500,000Washington, DC, United StatesHigher Learning
University of MichiganCollege and Beyond II12/11/20$1,118,000Ann Arbor, MI, United StatesHigher Learning
Trinity CollegeWomen of Color Leadership12/11/20$180,200Hartford, CT, United StatesHigher Learning
The Pennsylvania State UniversityJust Transformations12/11/20$3,153,000University Park, PA, United StatesHigher Learning
Milton S. Eisenhower FoundationThe Kerner Commission Anniversary Project12/11/20$250,000Washington, DC, United StatesHigher Learning
Foundation for California Community CollegesFuture of Higher Learning in Prison (Program Support)12/11/20$360,000Sacramento, CA, United StatesHigher Learning
Freedom Education Project Puget SoundFuture of Higher Learning in Prison (Program Support)12/11/20$255,000Seattle, WA, United StatesHigher Learning
University of OregonPacific Northwest Just Futures Institute for Racial and Climate Justice12/11/20$4,520,000Eugene, OR, United StatesHigher Learning
Cornell UniversityCross-Border Movements: Racism, Dispossession, and Migration12/11/20$4,951,000Ithaca, NY, United StatesHigher Learning
University of California at RiversideLatinx Futures: The Civil, Cultural, and Political Stakes for Southern California Latinx Communities12/11/20$2,959,000Riverside, CA, United StatesHigher Learning
Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey at NewarkFuture of Higher Learning in Prison (Program Support)12/11/20$250,000Newark, NJ, United StatesHigher Learning
Case Western Reserve UniversityAcademic Leadership Program Expansion12/11/20$2,028,000Cleveland, OH, United StatesHigher Learning
The Aspen Institute, Inc.Aspen Presidential Fellowship & Alumni Network09/18/20$1,500,000Washington, DC, United StatesHigher Learning
Asian University for Women Support FoundationSupporting Refugee Students to Achieve Academic Success through the Humanities and Arts09/18/20$600,000Cambridge, MA, United StatesHigher Learning
The Pennsylvania State UniversitySawyer Seminar - Transmission, Containment, Transformation: A Comparative Approach to Architecture and Contagion in Early Modern Cities09/18/20$225,000University Park, PA, United StatesHigher Learning
University of Massachusetts at AmherstSawyer Seminar - Race and Visual Culture in the Americas 20th-21st Centuries09/18/20$225,000Amherst, MA, United StatesHigher Learning
The New SchoolSawyer Seminar - Currency and Empire: Monetary Policy, Race, and Power09/18/20$225,000New York, NY, United StatesHigher Learning
University of RochesterSawyer Seminar - Unbordering Migration in the Americas: Causes, Experiences, Identities09/18/20$225,000Rochester, NY, United StatesHigher Learning
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