This advanced search of The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation's grants database allows exploration of our grantmaking history since 1969. 

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474  Grants awarded for  $188,336,771
GranteeProjectDateAmountLocationProgram 
University of Cape TownInformation and Communications Technology Masters Program03/14/08$1,300,000Cape Town, South AfricaInternational Higher Education and Strategic Projects
University of Cape TownCentre for Teaching and Learning03/14/08$330,000Cape Town, South AfricaInternational Higher Education and Strategic Projects
Stellenbosch UniversityPostgraduate Program03/19/10$800,000Matieland, South AfricaInternational Higher Education and Strategic Projects
University of Cape TownOpera School03/10/11$850,000Cape Town, South AfricaInternational Higher Education and Strategic Projects
University of the WitwatersrandSenior Research Scholars Program03/10/11$700,000Johannesburg, South AfricaInternational Higher Education and Strategic Projects
University of Cape TownSouthern African Legal Information Institute 03/10/11$600,000Cape Town, South AfricaInternational Higher Education and Strategic Projects
University of Cape TownCreative Writing Program01/30/12$65,000Cape Town, South AfricaInternational Higher Education and Strategic Projects
Glimmerglass Opera Theatre, Inc.South African Young Artists03/05/12$22,400Cooperstown, NY, United StatesInternational Higher Education and Strategic Projects
Harvard UniversityMandela Fellowships03/15/12$500,000Cambridge, MA, United StatesInternational Higher Education and Strategic Projects
University of Cape TownEmerging and Mid-Career Researcher Awards03/15/12$950,000Cape Town, South AfricaInternational Higher Education and Strategic Projects
University of the WitwatersrandFinal Year PhD Completion Grants03/15/12$500,000Johannesburg, South AfricaInternational Higher Education and Strategic Projects
University of the Free StateGraduate and Postdoctoral Fellowships03/14/13$500,000Bloemfontein, South AfricaInternational Higher Education and Strategic Projects
University of the WitwatersrandInstitute for Human Evolution03/14/13$500,000Johannesburg, South AfricaInternational Higher Education and Strategic Projects
Stellenbosch UniversityEarly Research Career Development03/13/14$600,000Matieland, South AfricaInternational Higher Education and Strategic Projects
University of Cape TownCentre for Social Science Research03/13/14$500,000Cape Town, South AfricaInternational Higher Education and Strategic Projects
University of the WitwatersrandCentre for Indian Studies in Africa03/12/15$676,000Johannesburg, South AfricaInternational Higher Education and Strategic Projects
Cape Higher Education ConsortiumDecolonizing the University12/14/15$86,000Wynberg, South AfricaInternational Higher Education and Strategic Projects
University of Cape TownRe-imagining Tragedy from Africa and the Global South09/06/18$548,000Cape Town, South AfricaInternational Higher Education and Strategic Projects
University of KwaZulu-NatalHumanizing Space: Towards an African Spatial Humanities09/06/18$599,000Durban, South AfricaInternational Higher Education and Strategic Projects
University of the WitwatersrandMobility, temporality, and Africa’s future politics09/06/18$858,000Johannesburg, South AfricaInternational Higher Education and Strategic Projects
University of PretoriaBeing Human: Mellon 30th Anniversary Artists Residencies 09/06/18$76,000Pretoria, South AfricaInternational Higher Education and Strategic Projects
Makerere UniversityEstablishment of a Center for Research on Learning and Teaching12/12/18$60,000Kampala, UgandaInternational Higher Education and Strategic Projects
American University in CairoExtimacies: Critical Theory from the Global South12/13/18$500,000New Cairo, EgyptInternational Higher Education and Strategic Projects
American University of BeirutThe Arab Oral History Archives12/13/18$1,000,000New York, NY, United StatesInternational Higher Education and Strategic Projects
University of the Western CapeCommunicating the Humanities 06/06/19$500,000Bellville, South AfricaInternational Higher Education and Strategic Projects
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