Category: Barr News
Why we seek and share candid input from grantees on what it’s like to work with us.
For years, Barr worked primarily in Boston. Since 2014, we have been evolving towards a regional approach. Some reflections on progress, challenges, and what we’ve been learning.
Yvonne Belanger to lead Foundation’s efforts to evaluate and learn from its investments.
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.