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This new role will serve as receptionist for the Foundation and support meetings, events, and office needs.
A new role with an experienced grantmaking team working closely with colleagues across the Foundation.
Grants to support work on community revitalization, business leadership for clean energy, and New England high schools engaging in comprehensive planning to connect all students to success.
A conversation with local artist Silvia López Chavez discussing her new mural for the Barr Foundation, activating the creative process, and what it's like to make public art in Boston.
Grants include support for continued deployment of offshore wind power in the Northeast; deepening the business community’s engagement with public transportation investments; and advancing diversity, equity, and inclusion in the nonprofit sector.
We asked our grantees what it’s like to work with Barr. Here’s what we learned and what we’re doing about it.
As Program Officer, Barnett will focus on grantmaking for Climate Resilience.
New grants include support to design innovative school models, develop regional approaches to reducing greenhouse gas emissions, and build understanding to spark positive change in the diversity of nonprofit leadership.
Including support for creative placemaking partnerships, student-centered high school models, clean energy technology projects, and the creation of a great public realm throughout Boston’s waterfront.
Three principles that guide Barr's approach to its grant investments.