Category: Barr News
Barr’s evolution continues with new colleagues, expanded giving.
Including support for new research on extreme heat in Greater Boston, strategies to diversify and strengthen Massachusetts’ teacher pipeline, and the development of climate-resilient Boston waterfront parks.
The associate will focus on Barr's efforts to fuel fresh school designs that put success within reach of all students across New England.
With decades of nonprofit experience and deep roots in community, Li will focus on helping the arts field adapt and thrive amidst change, and bringing the power of arts & creativity to other sectors.
New grants include support to accelerate arts strategies and investments in Gateway Cities, build coalitions to advance climate equity work, and expand services to support parents through their child’s educational journey.
In the face of today’s political rhetoric, the work we do as foundations and nonprofits is more important than ever.
Vanessa Calderón-Rosado and Caroline Hostetter Walsh join as trustees as Barr’s board expansion continues.
New grants include support to design student-centered schools, accelerate the deployment of energy storage technology, and enhance resilient infrastructure and greenways in Massachusetts.
Barr’s director of grants management shares what we learned and some of the changes we’ve made after staff went through our own grant application process.
Ali Gross to join team focused on new school development and school redesigns that put success within reach of all students.