Andrew W. Mellon Foundation donations made to Marine Biological Laboratory

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Basic donor information

ItemValue
Country United States
Wikipedia pagehttps://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Andrew_W._Mellon_Foundation
Facebook username MellonFoundation
LinkedIn username the-andrew-w--mellon-foundation
Websitehttps://mellon.org/
Donations URLhttps://mellon.org/grants/grants-database/
Twitter usernamemellonfdn
Page on philosophy informing donationshttps://mellon.org/about/mission/
Grant application process pagehttps://mellon.org/grants/grantmaking-policies-and-guidelines/
Data entry method on Donations List WebsiteSQL insertion commands generated by script https://github.com/riceissa/mellon-foundation

Brief history: https://mellon.org/about/history/

Brief notes on broad donor philosophy and major focus areas: https://mellon.org/programs/

Full donor page for donor Andrew W. Mellon Foundation

Basic donee information

We do not have any donee information for the donee Marine Biological Laboratory in our system.

Full donee page for donee Marine Biological Laboratory

Donor–donee relationship

Item Value

Donor–donee donation statistics

Cause areaCountMedianMeanMinimum10th percentile 20th percentile 30th percentile 40th percentile 50th percentile 60th percentile 70th percentile 80th percentile 90th percentile Maximum
Overall 21 500,000 542,190 40,000 265,000 340,000 400,000 450,000 500,000 600,000 750,000 800,000 900,000 1,000,000
Diversity 2 40,000 220,000 40,000 40,000 40,000 40,000 40,000 40,000 400,000 400,000 400,000 400,000 400,000
Scholarly Communications 2 166,000 333,000 166,000 166,000 166,000 166,000 166,000 166,000 500,000 500,000 500,000 500,000 500,000
Higher Education and Scholarship in the Humanities 2 265,000 507,500 265,000 265,000 265,000 265,000 265,000 265,000 750,000 750,000 750,000 750,000 750,000
Past Programs 15 600,000 617,667 265,000 340,000 350,000 450,000 460,000 600,000 600,000 800,000 850,000 1,000,000 1,000,000

Donation amounts by cause area and year

If you hover over a cell for a given cause area and year, you will get a tooltip with the number of donees and the number of donations.

Note: Cause area classification used here may not match that used by donor for all cases.

Cause area Number of donations Total 2006 2005 2004 2003 2002 2000 1999 1997 1996 1994 1993 1991 1990 1987 1984 1983 1979 1974
Past Programs (filter this donor) 15 9,265,000.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 500,000.00 850,000.00 1,265,000.00 900,000.00 750,000.00 600,000.00 0.00 600,000.00 450,000.00 400,000.00 350,000.00 340,000.00 1,000,000.00 800,000.00 460,000.00
Higher Education and Scholarship in the Humanities (filter this donor) 2 1,015,000.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 750,000.00 265,000.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
Scholarly Communications (filter this donor) 2 666,000.00 0.00 0.00 166,000.00 0.00 500,000.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
Diversity (filter this donor) 2 440,000.00 40,000.00 400,000.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
Total 21 11,386,000.00 40,000.00 400,000.00 166,000.00 500,000.00 1,350,000.00 1,265,000.00 900,000.00 750,000.00 1,350,000.00 265,000.00 600,000.00 450,000.00 400,000.00 350,000.00 340,000.00 1,000,000.00 800,000.00 460,000.00

Graph of spending by cause area and year (incremental, not cumulative)

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Graph of spending by cause area and year (cumulative)

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Full list of donations in reverse chronological order (21 donations)

Graph of all donations, showing the timeframe of donations

Graph of donations and their timeframes
Amount (current USD)Amount rank (out of 21)Donation dateCause areaURLInfluencerNotes
40,000.00212006-06-29Diversityhttps://mellon.org/grants/grants-database/grants/marine-biological-laboratory/30600604/-- Program name: Diversity.
400,000.00142005-12-12Diversityhttps://mellon.org/grants/grants-database/grants/marine-biological-laboratory/40500734/-- Program name: Diversity.
166,000.00202004-12-17Scholarly Communicationshttps://mellon.org/grants/grants-database/grants/marine-biological-laboratory/40400661/-- Program name: Scholarly Communications.
500,000.00102003-09-19Past Programshttps://mellon.org/grants/grants-database/grants/marine-biological-laboratory/30300639/-- Program name: Past Programs.
850,000.0042002-09-20Past Programshttps://mellon.org/grants/grants-database/grants/marine-biological-laboratory/30200675/-- Program name: Past Programs.
500,000.00102002-03-15Scholarly Communicationshttps://mellon.org/grants/grants-database/grants/marine-biological-laboratory/10200723/-- Program name: Scholarly Communications.
1,000,000.0012000-12-15Past Programshttps://mellon.org/grants/grants-database/grants/marine-biological-laboratory/40000761/-- Program name: Past Programs.
265,000.00182000-09-15Past Programshttps://mellon.org/grants/grants-database/grants/marine-biological-laboratory/30000630/-- Program name: Past Programs.
900,000.0031999-09-17Past Programshttps://mellon.org/grants/grants-database/grants/marine-biological-laboratory/39900664/-- Program name: Past Programs.
750,000.0061997-06-09Past Programshttps://mellon.org/grants/grants-database/grants/marine-biological-laboratory/29700636/-- Program name: Past Programs.
750,000.0061996-06-17Higher Education and Scholarship in the Humanitieshttps://mellon.org/grants/grants-database/grants/marine-biological-laboratory/29600669/-- Program name: Higher Education and Scholarship in the Humanities.
600,000.0081996-06-17Past Programshttps://mellon.org/grants/grants-database/grants/marine-biological-laboratory/29600678/-- Program name: Past Programs.
265,000.00181994-10-07Higher Education and Scholarship in the Humanitieshttps://mellon.org/grants/grants-database/grants/marine-biological-laboratory/39400831/-- Program name: Higher Education and Scholarship in the Humanities.
600,000.0081993-10-08Past Programshttps://mellon.org/grants/grants-database/grants/marine-biological-laboratory/39300240/-- Program name: Past Programs.
450,000.00131991-03-22Past Programshttps://mellon.org/grants/grants-database/grants/marine-biological-laboratory/19100054/-- Program name: Past Programs.
400,000.00141990-06-11Past Programshttps://mellon.org/grants/grants-database/grants/marine-biological-laboratory/29000179/-- Program name: Past Programs.
350,000.00161987-06-16Past Programshttps://mellon.org/grants/grants-database/grants/marine-biological-laboratory/28700044/-- Program name: Past Programs.
340,000.00171984-12-12Past Programshttps://mellon.org/grants/grants-database/grants/marine-biological-laboratory/48400049/-- Program name: Past Programs.
1,000,000.0011983-06-15Past Programshttps://mellon.org/grants/grants-database/grants/marine-biological-laboratory/28300062/-- Program name: Past Programs.
800,000.0051979-03-28Past Programshttps://mellon.org/grants/grants-database/grants/marine-biological-laboratory/17900063/-- Program name: Past Programs.
460,000.00121974-06-18Past Programshttps://mellon.org/grants/grants-database/grants/marine-biological-laboratory/27400035/-- Program name: Past Programs.