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

Five Lessons from Two Decades of Early Education Grantmaking

Kimberly Haskins

Kimberly Haskins

Senior Program Officer, Cross-Program Initiatives

Senior Program Officer Kimberly Haskins reflects on nearly 20 years of work focused on improving outcomes for Massachusetts’ youngest learners.

May 17, 2018 | Category: Education

Young Minds Open to the Sounds of Their City

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Nick Tetrault

Guest Author · Music Clubhouse Director, West End House Boys and Girls Club

Fourth in a new series featuring stories from Greater Boston arts organizations that received special funding to pursue an artistic risk.

May 15, 2018 | Category: Arts & Creativity

Northeast Carbon Market Keeps Delivering Major Benefits to All

Mariella Puerto

Mariella Puerto

Co-Director of Climate

New report details sustained economic and environmental gains enjoyed by states participating in regional carbon cap-and-trade market.

May 09, 2018 | Category: Climate

From Platform to Presenter: How Boston Center for the Arts Reconnected to its Founding Mission

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Emily Foster Day

Guest Author · Chief Advancement Officer, Boston Center for the Arts

Third in a new series featuring stories from Greater Boston arts organizations that received special funding to pursue an artistic risk.

May 08, 2018 | Category: Arts & Creativity

Health Care's Role in Anchoring Community Health and Resilience

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Bob Biggio

Guest Author · Senior Vice President of Facilities and Support Services, Boston Medical Center

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Paul Lipke

Guest Author · Senior Advisor on Energy & Buildings, Health Care Without Harm

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John Messervy

Guest Author · Corporate Director of Design and Construction, Partners HealthCare

Second in a blog series on climate resilience and health care.

May 07, 2018 | Category: Climate

Leadership in the Storm

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Bob Biggio

Guest Author · Senior Vice President of Facilities and Support Services, Boston Medical Center

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Paul Lipke

Guest Author · Senior Advisor on Energy & Buildings, Health Care Without Harm

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John Messervy

Guest Author · Corporate Director of Design and Construction, Partners HealthCare

Climate-smart health care protects lives, communities, hospitals, and citizens' wallets.

May 02, 2018 | Category: Climate

Introducing Barr's ArtsAmplified Initiative

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E. San San Wong

Director of Arts & Creativity

A $30 million, six-year effort focused on powerful art and bold leadership by Massachusetts arts organizations to create more vibrant communities.

May 01, 2018 | Category: Arts & Creativity

Investing in Arts Organizations as Leaders

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James E. Canales

President & Trustee

In partnership with 15 Massachusetts arts organizations, Barr launches a $30 million, six-year effort to amplify their leadership in changing communities.

May 01, 2018 | Category: Arts & Creativity

Timely New Report Shows Substantial Disparities in Energy Savings Among Massachusetts Communities

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Eugenia Gibbons

Guest Author · Programs Director, Mass Energy Consumers Alliance

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Khalida Smalls

Guest Author · Organizing Director, Community Labor United

Analysis shows that some communities are not benefitting equally from the state’s top-ranked energy efficiency programs.

April 25, 2018 | Category: Climate

How can Massachusetts Diversify its Nonprofit Leadership?

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Sean Thomas-Breitfeld

Guest Author · Co-Director, Building Movement Project

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Frances Kunreuther

Guest Author · Co-Director, Building Movement Project

A new report explores the racial leadership gap in Massachusetts’ nonprofit sector and offers recommendations to address a longstanding challenge with deep roots.

April 24, 2018 | Category: Cross-Program Initiatives