Category: Barr News

Matt Conti

Barr Seeks Senior Accountant

Working closely with the Controller, the Senior Accountant will support the management of the Foundation's financial matters.

February 11, 2019 | Category: Job Openings

Shanna Cleveland to Join Barr’s Climate Team

Cleveland brings extensive experience as an attorney and climate advocate to Barr’s Clean Energy portfolio.

February 08, 2019 | Category: Barr News

A Time for Aspiration

Jim Canales

Jim Canales

President & Trustee

Amidst turbulent times and daunting challenges, we all must commit to greater ambition, bolder action, and impatience with the status quo.

January 30, 2019 | Category: From the President

Barr Awards $13.7 Million in Fourth Quarter of 2018

New grants include support to activate creative placemaking in New England, develop a diverse, skilled pipeline of educators, and strengthen leadership networks in the social sector.

December 11, 2018 | Category: Barr News

Barr Awards $25.8 Million in Third Quarter of 2018

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.

September 24, 2018 | Category: Barr News

10 Questions with Silvia López Chavez

Cecilia Hylton

Cecilia Hylton

Communications Associate

Artist Silvia Chavez poses with her mural.

Silvia López Chavez

Guest Author · Artist and Designer, Portfolio

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.

August 15, 2018 | Category: Barr News

Barr Awards $15.6 Million in Second Quarter of 2018

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.

June 27, 2018 | Category: Barr News

“Typical” Isn’t Good Enough

Jim Canales

Jim Canales

President & Trustee

Roger Nozaki

Roger Nozaki

Vice President, Barr Foundation

We asked our grantees what it’s like to work with Barr. Here’s what we learned and what we’re doing about it.

June 12, 2018 | Category: Barr News

Kalila Barnett to Join Barr’s Climate Team

As Program Officer, Barnett will focus on grantmaking for Climate Resilience.

June 01, 2018 | Category: Climate

Barr Awards $24 Million in First Quarter of 2018

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.

March 27, 2018 | Category: Barr News