Category: Barr News
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.
Together, we must ensure that hate does not prevail.
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.