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

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      1,354  Grants awarded for  $873,606,589
      GranteeProjectDateAmountLocationProgram 
      University of the WitwatersrandAfrican Digital Humanities12/07/17$1,730,000Johannesburg, South AfricaInternational Higher Education and Strategic Projects
      Rhodes UniversityCultures of Social Solidarity and the Public Good10/18/17$50,000Grahamstown, South AfricaInternational Higher Education and Strategic Projects
      University of Cape TownSeminar Series: Black Archives and Intellectual Histories 12/14/17$50,000Cape Town, South AfricaInternational Higher Education and Strategic Projects
      University of Cape TownInstitute for Creative Arts Renewal 12/13/18$1,000,000Cape Town, South AfricaInternational Higher Education and Strategic Projects
      Rhodes UniversityWriters/Scholars-in-Residence Programme 09/06/18$679,000Grahamstown, South AfricaInternational Higher Education and Strategic Projects
      Stellenbosch UniversityMellon 30th Anniversary Artists’ Residencies Fellowships09/06/18$93,000Stellenbosch, South AfricaInternational Higher Education and Strategic Projects
      University of the WitwatersrandSupporting a New Generation of African and Diaspora Writers09/06/18$70,000Johannesburg, South AfricaInternational Higher Education and Strategic Projects
      American University of BeirutAfro-Asian Futures Past12/13/18$500,000New York, NY, United StatesInternational Higher Education and Strategic Projects
      Makerere UniversityDecolonization, the Disciplines and the University 12/13/18$1,500,000Kampala, UgandaInternational Higher Education and Strategic Projects
      University of the Western CapePolitical Theory and Political Philosophy09/15/16$543,000Bellville, South AfricaInternational Higher Education and Strategic Projects
      University of the WitwatersrandNEST: Narrative Enquiry for Social Transformation09/11/17$694,000Johannesburg, South AfricaInternational Higher Education and Strategic Projects
      University of the WitwatersrandCritical Violence Studies09/11/17$698,000Johannesburg, South AfricaInternational Higher Education and Strategic Projects
      University of Cape TownEnvironmental Humanities South12/08/16$619,700Cape Town, South AfricaInternational Higher Education and Strategic Projects
      University of the Western CapeOther Universals: Theorizing from Postcolonial Locations on Politics and Aesthetics12/07/17$1,159,000Bellville, South AfricaInternational Higher Education and Strategic Projects
      University of the Western CapeArtists in Residence Fellowship Program09/06/18$68,000Bellville, South AfricaInternational Higher Education and Strategic Projects
      University of the Western CapeRethinking South African Literature (s)09/06/18$889,000Bellville, South AfricaInternational Higher Education and Strategic Projects
      University of the WitwatersrandEmancipatory Futures Studies in the Anthropocene09/06/18$733,000Johannesburg, South AfricaInternational Higher Education and Strategic Projects
      University of GhanaBuilding Capacity for Early Career Humanities Scholars in Africa 12/13/18$975,000Accra, GhanaInternational Higher Education and Strategic Projects
      University of the Western CapeFood Politics and Culture 12/13/18$890,000Bellville, South AfricaInternational Higher Education and Strategic Projects
      University of the Western CapeKinetic Objects & Puppetry Arts Lab/Chair in Aesthetic Theory & Material Practice09/15/16$1,143,000Bellville, South AfricaInternational Higher Education and Strategic Projects
      University of PretoriaUnderstanding Inequalities09/15/16$965,000Pretoria, 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