Category: Barr News

Matt Conti

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

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

Announcing Barr’s New Director of Education

Jim Canales

James E. Canales

President & Trustee

Leah Hamilton will join the Barr Foundation as its new director of education.

March 03, 2015 | Category: Barr News

Introducing the New BarrFoundation.org

Stefan Lanfer

Stefan Lanfer

Director of Communications

A tour of Barr’s new website from our director of communications.

February 24, 2015 | Category: Barr News

Barr and Boston 2024

Jim Canales

James E. Canales

President & Trustee

What is Barr's position on the 2024 Olympics?

February 17, 2015 | Category: Barr News

Staffing Update – Fall 2014

Jim Canales

James E. Canales

President & Trustee

Staffing updates from the Barr Foundation.

November 24, 2014 | Category: Barr News

Strategic Communications at Barr

Jim Canales

James E. Canales

President & Trustee

Exploring how Barr can more fully leverage communications to advance its mission.

September 22, 2014 | Category: Barr News

Barr’s Rahn Dorsey Appointed Boston’s First Chief of Education

Jim Canales

James E. Canales

President & Trustee

Our colleague Rahn Dorsey has been appointed by Boston Mayor Martin J. Walsh to his cabinet as the City’s first chief of education.

September 02, 2014 | Category: Education