Hear from staff and partners about aspirations, accomplishments, and lessons learned along the way.

Barr Seeks Arts & Creativity Program Officer

Elevating the arts and enabling creative expression to engage and inspire a dynamic, thriving Massachusetts

February 17, 2017 | Category: Job Openings

Barr Seeks Senior Program Officer to Join its Education Team

Helping all students access K–12 quality in Boston

February 17, 2017 | Category: Job Openings

In Changing Times, Philanthropy Must Adapt

Jim Canales

James E. Canales

President and Trustee

Amidst rapid change, uncertainty, and urgent calls for action, how should a foundation balance a commitment to strategy with a capacity to adapt?

February 16, 2017 | Category: Barr News

Barr Renews Commitment to Signature Leadership Program

Roger Nozaki

Roger Nozaki

Vice President, Barr Foundation

Next class of Barr Fellows to be named in mid-2017; Kimberly Haskins takes new role overseeing the Fellowship and other Cross-Program Initiatives.

February 07, 2017 | Category: Cross-Program Initiatives

Buses Are What’s Next in Transportation

Mary Skelton Roberts

Mary Skelton Roberts

Senior Program Officer, Climate (Program Lead, Mobility)

This article was originally published in the Opinion section of Commonwealth Magazine on January 23, 2017.

January 27, 2017 | Category: Climate

Barr Foundation Seeks Director of Learning and Evaluation

Search commences to fill new leadership role.

January 24, 2017 | Category: Job Openings

Learning and Evaluation for Greater Impact

Roger Nozaki

Roger Nozaki

Vice President, Barr Foundation

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.

January 24, 2017 | Category: Barr News

Resilient Resolutions

Bud Ris

Bud Ris

Guest Author · Climate Advisor

Key findings and next steps from a new report on Boston’s vulnerabilities to rising seas and other adverse climate effects.

January 06, 2017 | Category: Climate

Counting Down to the New Year with Our Top Blogs from 2016

Mary Duggan

Mary Chalifour

Communications Project Manager

Five new colleagues, four artist ethnographers, three program strategies, two campaign lessons, and a call for innovative partners

December 30, 2016 | Category: Barr News

Six New England Artists Earn National Recognition

San San Wong

E. San San Wong

Senior Program Officer, Arts & Creativity (Program Lead)

Barr joins funders supporting exemplary artists to take risks and create new work.

December 22, 2016 | Category: Arts & Creativity