Trevor Pollack joined Barr in 2014 to staff a range of work across the Foundation. He manages Barr’s efforts to strengthen the region’s nonprofit and philanthropic sectors, as well as Special Initiatives grantmaking. He also supports the Foundation’s board and executive leadership. Trevor previously was associate director for institutional giving at the Handel and Haydn Society, a professional chorus and period orchestra and America’s oldest continuously performing arts organization. In his five years there, he was responsible for all foundation, corporate, and government relations.
In addition to his work at Barr, Trevor serves on the board of the Massachusetts Nonprofit Network, on the Program Committee of Associated Grant Makers, and on the Executive Committee for the Young Adult Initiative at Combined Jewish Philanthropies. He previously co-chaired the Boston Chapter of Emerging Practitioners in Philanthropy (EPIP) and served on the Strategic Planning Committee for the Back Bay Chorale, of which he was a member. A proud Cleveland native, Trevor earned a bachelor’s degree in music at Brown University and is currently pursuing a Master of Public Administration at Northeastern University.