Category: Barr News
Barr Announces $4.15 Million in New Grantmaking Centered on Racial Equity
New and extended support for over 30 organizations to advance racial equity and support communities hit hardest by COVID-19 in Greater Boston and across Massachusetts.
In Conversation: District Attorney Rachael Rollins
A conversation on the legacy and impacts of racism and the role of the criminal justice system in our region.
Barr Awards $18.5 Million in Third Quarter of 2020
Grants include support for local arts and cultural organizations in Gateway Cities, a diverse, worker-centered environmental movement in New England, and a new campaign highlighting the teaching profession.
Barr and Ford Foundations Together Commit $10 Million to Support BIPOC-Focused Arts in Massachusetts
Massachusetts named one of seven regions in Ford Foundation’s “America’s Cultural Treasures” initiative. Regional grants to be awarded in 2021.
Barr Awards $12 Million in Second Quarter of 2020
New grants include support for reimagining public space post-pandemic; retrofitting Massachusetts’ triple-deckers for energy efficiency; and surveying K-12 parents on the educational challenges of COVID-19.
Barr Foundation Names Lynn Harwell as Vice President for Administration
Experienced leader to assume new role strengthening the Foundation’s operations and talent management.
Investing Resources and Offering Flexibility
How the Barr Foundation continues to respond to COVID-19.
A Message to Our Grantees on COVID-19
Barr’s plans and commitments in response to the coronavirus pandemic.
Barr's Equity Journey
Reflections on our ongoing efforts to advance the mission imperative of diversity, equity, and inclusion.
Building on Growth as We Enter a New Decade
Barr’s evolution continues with new colleagues, expanded giving.