Category: Barr News

Matt Conti

Barr Foundation Announces $13.4 Million in New Grants

Trevor Pollack

Trevor Pollack

Program Officer and Manager of Special Projects

These represent Barr’s first grants awarded in 2016 aligned with new strategic priorities.

March 08, 2016 | Category: Barr News

Announcing $19.2 Million in New Grants and Increased Grantmaking for 2016

Jim Canales

James E. Canales

President & Trustee

Jim Canales reports on the Barr Foundation’s final grants awarded in 2015 and an increased grants budget for 2016.

December 17, 2015 | Category: Barr News

Announcing a New Addition to Barr’s Education Team

Leah Hamilton

Leah Hamilton

Director of Education

Jenny Curtin named senior program officer for Education.

December 14, 2015 | Category: Education

Announcing $6.5 Million in New Grants

Trevor Pollack

Trevor Pollack

Program Officer and Manager of Special Projects

At their September 2015 board meeting, Barr’s trustees approved 16 grants totaling $6.5 million.

September 23, 2015 | Category: Barr News

Announcing $10 Million in New Grants

Trevor Pollack

Trevor Pollack

Program Officer and Manager of Special Projects

At their June 2015 board meeting, Barr’s trustees approved 33 grants totaling $10 million.

June 25, 2015 | Category: Barr News

Announcing a New Program Officer for the Arts

San San Wong

E. San San Wong

Director of Arts & Creativity

Please join Barr in welcoming Jaime Cortez to our arts team.

June 18, 2015 | Category: Arts & Creativity

Barr Welcomes NEA Chairman Jane Chu to Boston

Jim Canales

James E. Canales

President & Trustee

NEA chairman’s visit shines national spotlight on arts and culture in Boston.

May 04, 2015 | Category: Arts & Creativity

On New Websites and Transparency

Jim Canales

James E. Canales

President & Trustee

Why website redesigns are the first move, not the last, towards greater transparency.

March 16, 2015 | Category: Barr News

Announcing Barr’s First Grants of 2015

Trevor Pollack

Trevor Pollack

Program Officer and Manager of Special Projects

Barr’s trustees award 39 grants totaling $9.9 million at their first quarterly meeting of 2015.

March 16, 2015 | Category: Barr News

Creating a Communications Culture

Stefan Lanfer

Stefan Lanfer

Director of Communications

Highlights from an ongoing Stanford Social Innovation Review blog series on strategic communications, including a new contribution from Barr.

March 09, 2015 | Category: Barr News