Category: Barr News
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.
Grants to develop innovative high school models, revitalize regional arts districts, and strengthen community engagement in clean energy.
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.