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Joe Rodriguez

Grants Management Assistant

Joe Rodriguez joined the Barr Grants Management Team as the Grants Management Assistant in June of 2022. He provides support to the Grants Management Team in all areas of the grant lifecycle such as processing, tracking, data entry and management, and grant payout and closeout. He also assists program staff and grantees across the Foundation with accessing and navigating the Foundation’s digital grant platforms.

Previously, Joe spent 6 years in the nonprofit arts and human services sector where he served as the Clinical Program Coordinator at Gateway Arts – a studio arts center for adults with disabilities in Brookline, MA. He also worked at the Brookline Music School providing administrative support to their operations team. He is an alumnus of Boston College where he earned a Bachelor of Science in Psychology with a Clinical Concentration.

An avid appreciator of the film and music arts, Joe is a proud member of the Coolidge Corner Theater in Brookline and greatly enjoys engaging with Boston’s vibrant live musical performance community at venues such as the Sinclair and Paradise Rock Club. He is an amateur bass guitarist and enjoys creating art through different media such as pens and pastels. A native of the Chicagoland suburbs, he also has a deep appreciation for blues music and Chicago-style hot-dogs.

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