Category: Barr News
Two Program Officers Join Barr’s Arts & Creativity Team
Jamilah Bradshaw and Francisco Torres will grow Barr's Arts Team as it extends and deepens its focus on racial equity.
Dismantling Racism is Everyone’s Work
The murders in Buffalo are, yet again, a call to action.
Reflections on Joining Barr in an All-Remote Context
Staff members share their experiences and takeaways.
Barr Awards $27.1 Million in First Quarter of 2022
Grants include support for a new black box theater in Boston, a campaign to amplify public transit information for Spanish-speaking riders, and support for an innovative high school redesign.
Barr Awards $43.2 Million in Fourth Quarter of 2021
Grants include support for artist-led, community-based projects, expanded learning networks on climate resilience and community engagement, and the launch of a national leadership development program for Black professionals.
The Real Work Persists
In this year-end blog post, Jim Canales reflects on 2021 and previews Barr’s plans for the year ahead.
Barr Awards $30.9 Million in Third Quarter of 2021
Grants include support for artist-led movements for spatial justice, a community-driven air justice campaign, and a partnership with civil rights and education organizations working together to address educational disparities.
The Human Factor
Jim Canales reflects on recent staffing additions and changes in support of Barr’s mission of service
Developing Principles for Racial Equity in Grantmaking
Barr's Vice President shares new principles to guide the Foundation's racial equity grantmaking and program strategies.
Mark Edwards Joins Barr Board of Trustees
Expansion of Foundation’s board continues with addition of veteran nonprofit leader.