Category: Barr News
Emerson College President Lee Pelton and energy expert Sue Tierney to join board of the $1.7 billion private foundation.
Grants to advance new school models, leverage arts to activate a downtown, and deepen grassroots support for clean energy.
Second set of grants in Barr’s 2017 Special Initiative focus on strengthening journalism and protecting freedom of the press.
First grants of 2017 Special Initiative aim to bolster organizations’ capacity to respond to growing demand and to extend their reach.
First grants of 2017 mark major investments in key partnerships.
Amidst rapid change, uncertainty, and urgent calls for action, how should a foundation balance a commitment to strategy with a capacity to adapt?
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.
Five new colleagues, four artist ethnographers, three program strategies, two campaign lessons, and a call for innovative partners
Final grants of the year bring 2016 total to an all-time high of $73.5 million.
With these third-quarter grants, Barr has awarded $45 million to date in 2016, anticipating $70 million in approvals by year-end.