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$8.16 billion
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18,104  Grants awarded for  $8,155,888,695
GranteeProjectDate AmountLocationProgram
Whitney Museum of American ArtArt Resources Center12/15/70$10,000New York, NY, United StatesArts and Culture
Lexington School for the DeafReduction of Mortgage Debt12/15/70$200,000East Elmhurst, NY, United StatesOther
Peter Bent Brigham HospitalUnified Hospital and Medical Center12/15/70$1,000,000Boston, MA, United StatesPast Programs
Brooklyn Academy of Music, Inc.Royal Shakespeare Company - 'A Midsummer Night's Dream'12/15/70$10,000Brooklyn, NY, United StatesArts and Culture
Georgetown UniversityMedical School Enrollment12/15/70$300,000Washington, DC, United StatesPast Programs
Johns Hopkins UniversitySchool of Advanced International Studies - Mellon Chair12/15/70$750,000Baltimore, MD, United StatesHigher Learning
Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State UniversityVirginia Forage Research Station12/15/70$200,000Blacksburg, VA, United StatesHigher Learning
World Rehabilitation Fund, Inc.Training Programs12/15/70$100,000New York, NY, United StatesPast Programs
Bedford Stuyvesant Restoration CorporationTheatre/Rec Center Construction12/15/70$100,000Brooklyn, NY, United StatesOther
The Brooklyn Institute of Arts and SciencesCuratorial Apprentice Training Program12/15/70$260,000Brooklyn, NY, United StatesArts and Culture
Richmondtown RestorationRichmondtown Resotration Development12/15/70$100,000Staten Island, NY, United StatesArts and Culture
Tulane UniversityLibrary Development Program12/15/70$500,000New Orleans, LA, United StatesHigher Learning
National Faculty of Humanities, Arts and SciencesPhi Beta Kappa12/15/70$50,000Atlanta, GA, United StatesHigher Learning
National Aid to Visually Handicapped, Inc.general support12/15/70$10,000San Francisco, CA, United StatesOther
Center for Information on AmericaHigh School Instructional Materials12/15/70$15,000Washington, CT, United StatesPast Programs
Connecticut CollegeLibrary Addition Construction12/15/70$250,000New London, CT, United StatesHigher Learning
University of ChicagoHarper Library Renovation12/15/70$500,000Chicago, IL, United StatesArts and Culture
National Gallery of ArtCenter for the Advanced Study of the Visual Arts12/15/70$200,000Washington, DC, United StatesArts and Culture
Henry Street SettlementArts Center Construction12/15/70$100,000New York, NY, United StatesOther
Bates CollegeFaculty Support09/15/70$200,000Lewiston, ME, United StatesHigher Learning
Grinnell CollegeFaculty Support09/15/70$200,000Grinnell, IA, United StatesHigher Learning
Princeton UniversitySocial Science Center in Library System09/15/70$1,000,000Princeton, NJ, United StatesHigher Learning
Shaker Community, Inc.Water System Restoration09/15/70$95,000Pittsfield, MA, United StatesArts and Culture
Knox CollegeFaculty Support09/15/70$200,000Galesburg, IL, United StatesHigher Learning
Vassar CollegeMellon Professorship09/15/70$750,000Poughkeepsie, NY, United StatesHigher Learning
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