Category: Barr News

Matt Conti

Barr Foundation Announces $13.3 Million in New Grants

Trevor Pollack

Trevor Pollack

Program Officer and Manager of Special Projects

New and longtime partnerships advance new strategic priorities and regional focus.

June 16, 2016 | Category: Barr News

Barr Foundation Names Roger Nozaki as Vice President

Nozaki assumes key leadership role as Barr embarks on new strategic directions.

May 25, 2016 | Category: Barr News

Meredith Hatfield to Join Barr Foundation Climate Team

With extensive experience in energy and environmental issues, and in shaping and implementing state-level policies, Hatfield to serve as program officer in the Foundation’s Clean Energy portfolio.

May 18, 2016 | Category: Climate

Barr Expands its Office Space

Ify Mora

Ify Mora

Guest Author · Former Director of Operations,, Barr Foundation

New, expanded space designed for increased openness, collaboration and partnership

April 22, 2016 | Category: Barr News

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