Andrew W. Mellon Foundation donations made to National Information Standards Organization

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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 National Information Standards Organization in our system.

Full donee page for donee National Information Standards Organization

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 10 48,000 62,850 25,000 25,000 31,500 36,000 44,000 48,000 48,500 49,000 50,000 100,500 196,000
Higher Education and Scholarship in the Humanities 2 25,000 30,500 25,000 25,000 25,000 25,000 25,000 25,000 36,000 36,000 36,000 36,000 36,000
Scholarly Communications 8 48,500 70,938 31,500 31,500 44,000 48,000 48,500 48,500 49,000 50,000 100,500 196,000 196,000

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 2015 2013 2012 2011 2007 2004 2001 1988 1987
Scholarly Communications (filter this donor) 8 567,500.00 148,500.00 44,000.00 49,000.00 48,500.00 196,000.00 50,000.00 31,500.00 0.00 0.00
Higher Education and Scholarship in the Humanities (filter this donor) 2 61,000.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 25,000.00 36,000.00
Total 10 628,500.00 148,500.00 44,000.00 49,000.00 48,500.00 196,000.00 50,000.00 31,500.00 25,000.00 36,000.00

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 (10 donations)

Amount (current USD)Amount rank (out of 10)Donation dateCause areaURLInfluencerNotes
100,500.0022015-12-14Scholarly Communicationshttps://mellon.org/grants/grants-database/grants/national-information-standards-organization/11600105/-- Program name: Scholarly Communications.
48,000.0062015-02-23Scholarly Communicationshttps://mellon.org/grants/grants-database/grants/national-information-standards-organization/11500125/-- Program name: Scholarly Communications.
44,000.0072013-02-19Scholarly Communicationshttps://mellon.org/grants/grants-database/grants/national-information-standards-organization/11300135/-- Program name: Scholarly Communications.
49,000.0042012-10-22Scholarly Communicationshttps://mellon.org/grants/grants-database/grants/national-information-standards-organization/41200108/-- Program name: Scholarly Communications.
48,500.0052011-07-05Scholarly Communicationshttps://mellon.org/grants/grants-database/grants/national-information-standards-organization/31100123/-- Program name: Scholarly Communications.
196,000.0012007-06-15Scholarly Communicationshttps://mellon.org/grants/grants-database/grants/national-information-standards-organization/20700709/-- Program name: Scholarly Communications.
50,000.0032004-04-05Scholarly Communicationshttps://mellon.org/grants/grants-database/grants/national-information-standards-organization/20400605/-- Program name: Scholarly Communications.
31,500.0092001-02-02Scholarly Communicationshttps://mellon.org/grants/grants-database/grants/national-information-standards-organization/10100612/-- Program name: Scholarly Communications.
25,000.00101988-09-29Higher Education and Scholarship in the Humanitieshttps://mellon.org/grants/grants-database/grants/national-information-standards-organization/38800100/-- Program name: Higher Education and Scholarship in the Humanities.
36,000.0081987-03-19Higher Education and Scholarship in the Humanitieshttps://mellon.org/grants/grants-database/grants/national-information-standards-organization/18700064/-- Program name: Higher Education and Scholarship in the Humanities.