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This new role will work closely with the vice president to drive organizational processes and process improvement, with a focus on efficiency, grantee impact, and staff effectiveness at the Foundation.
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.
We asked our grantees what it’s like to work with Barr. Here’s what we learned and what we’re doing about it.
As Program Officer, Barnett will focus on grantmaking for Climate Resilience.
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.
Including support for creative placemaking partnerships, student-centered high school models, clean energy technology projects, and the creation of a great public realm throughout Boston’s waterfront.
Three principles that guide Barr's approach to its grant investments.
A conversation about the role of learning and evaluation in philanthropy with Yvonne Belanger.
Five questions for a world-class city to create a great public realm.
Barr’s co-founder and chair discusses expanding the Foundation’s Board of Trustees.