James E. Canales
Amidst rapid change, uncertainty, and urgent calls for action, how should a foundation balance a commitment to strategy with a capacity to adapt?
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E. San San Wong
Barr joins funders supporting exemplary artists to take risks and create new work.
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Mary Skelton Roberts
This article was originally published in the Opinion section of Commonwealth Magazine on January 23, 2017.
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Boston Globe | 02.15.2017
The Boston Globe reports on Barr and its founding trustees' focus on waterfront planning, the latest in a long line of pro-environment causes and efforts to thoughtfully develop our city’s few remaining open spaces.
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Roger Nozaki, Barr’s vice president, shares the goals, principles, and next steps for learning and evaluation at the Foundation—including a search for a new director.
Glasspockets | 02.07.2017
Janet Camarena, director of transparency initiatives at Glasspockets asks foundations to take the Transparency Challenge.
Search commences to fill new leadership role.
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