WQXR-FM Announces $700,000 Gift from the Mellon Foundation

(5-3-10) In July, WNYC Radio acquired classical music station WQXR-FM and launched a $15 million capital campaign. Yesterday, the station announced the largest grant yet to this campaign, a $700,000 gift from The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation. "The grant will enable the station and its contemporary classical music stream, Q2, to develop and expand their programming and audience through live concert broadcasts and new partnerships with key cultural institutions such as the New York Philharmonic and Lincoln Center."

More details on Philanthropy News Digest.