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Edward Arthur Mellinger Educational Foundation, Inc.


Last Updated: 2016-07-27

At A Glance

Edward Arthur Mellinger Educational Foundation, Inc.

1025 E. Broadway

Monmouth, IL United States 61462-1983

Telephone: (309) 734-2419


Type of Grantmaker

Independent foundation

Financial Data

(yr. ended 2014-12-31)

Assets: $20,760,033

Total giving: $1,300,286





Additional Contact Information

Mailing address: P.O. Box 770, Monmouth, IL 61462-0770


Incorporated in 1959 in DE

Purpose and Activities

The Mellinger foundation is committed to the support of education. Accordingly, the foundation devotes a major portion of its resources to providing scholarship and loan assistance to young men and women from western Illinois who attend colleges and universities throughout the nation. In addition, the foundation offers support to a variety of educational organizations and programs in its local area.

Program Area(s)

The grantmaker has identified the following area(s) of interest:

Grants to Individuals Program

Scholarships to undergraduate students from western IL, for attendance at accredited colleges and universities or accredited vocational schools in the U.S. Loans to graduate students who reside in six western IL counties.

Fields of Interest

  • Education
  • Higher education
  • Undergraduate education
Population Groups
  • Academics
  • Young adults

Financial Data

Year ended 2014-12-31

Assets: $20,760,033 (market value)

Gifts received: $601

Expenditures: $1,596,717

Total giving: $1,300,286

Qualifying distributions: $1,426,470