Category: Barr News

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Resources for Grant Seekers

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Nina Minella

Program Assistant, Climate

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Leah Bennett

Program Associate, Education

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Alexandra Juckno

Former Program Associate, Arts & Creativity

Information that may help you find the funding you need, especially related to arts & creativity, climate, and education.

March 20, 2024 | Category: Barr News

Barr Awards $34.9 Million in First Quarter of 2024

New grants will support a shared services program for nonprofits, build climate resilience in Boston’s Dudley neighborhood, and position the region’s largest planning agency as a leader in the arts.

March 14, 2024 | Category: Barr News

Navigating the Future: Barr’s Waterfront Initiative Sets Course for Next Phase

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Jill Valdés Horwood

Director, Boston Waterfront Initiative

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John Dello Russo

Program Associate, Special Initiatives

Barr's Waterfront Initiative launches refreshed strategy, delving deeper into equitable policy, regulatory reform and fostering collaboration.

March 12, 2024 | Category: Boston Waterfront

Five Questions with Manjula Karamcheti, Program Officer, Education

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Manjula Karamcheti

Program Officer, Education

Manjula Karamcheti shares what led her to Barr and how a commitment to advance equity and excellence go hand in hand in the work of transforming the high school experience.

March 07, 2024 | Category: Education

Five Questions with Barr's New VP of People and Talent

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Pam Jensen

Vice President, People and Talent

Pam Jensen shares what led her to Barr, how a commitment to racial equity impacts HR, and advice for job seekers in the social sector.

December 20, 2023 | Category: Barr News

Barr Awards $36.7 Million in Fourth Quarter Grants

New grants will help develop a community gathering space in Dorchester; cultivate youth leadership in the climate movement; and support efforts to expand diversity of Massachusetts’ educator workforce.

December 20, 2023 | Category: Barr News

Barr Staffing Updates

Welcoming new additions to the Barr team and acknowledging colleagues assuming new responsibilities.

October 25, 2023 | Category: Barr News

Barr Awards $32.7 Million in Third Quarter Grants

New grants will assist superintendents with public engagement; support a transportation coalition pursuing a new vision; and activate community-based arts and economic activity in Massachusetts Gateway Cities.

September 27, 2023 | Category: Barr News

Barr Foundation Awards $13.7 Million in Second Quarter of 2023

New grants will elevate community voice to advance excellence and equity in New England public high schools; support efforts to address extreme heat in Greater Boston; and make Massachusetts public spaces more inclusive through artist-led projects.

June 22, 2023 | Category: Barr News

Tracy Palandjian Appointed Barr Foundation Trustee

CEO and Co-Founder of Social Finance will join as trustee September 1, expanding Barr’s board to nine members.

June 14, 2023 | Category: Barr News