Category: Barr News
A conversation on the legacy and impacts of racism and the role of the criminal justice system in our region.
Grants include support for local arts and cultural organizations in Gateway Cities, a diverse, worker-centered environmental movement in New England, and a new campaign highlighting the teaching profession.
Barr and Ford Foundations Together Commit $10 Million to Support BIPOC-Focused Arts in Massachusetts
Massachusetts named one of seven regions in Ford Foundation’s “America’s Cultural Treasures” initiative. Regional grants to be awarded in 2021.
New grants include support for reimagining public space post-pandemic; retrofitting Massachusetts’ triple-deckers for energy efficiency; and surveying K-12 parents on the educational challenges of COVID-19.
Experienced leader to assume new role strengthening the Foundation’s operations and talent management.
How the Barr Foundation continues to respond to COVID-19.
Barr’s plans and commitments in response to the coronavirus pandemic.
Reflections on our ongoing efforts to advance the mission imperative of diversity, equity, and inclusion.
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.