Category: Barr News

Matt Conti

Staffing Updates at the Barr Foundation

Jim Canales

James E. Canales

President & Trustee

Announcement and discussion of changes taking effect this month at the Barr Foundation.

August 04, 2014 | Category: Barr News

From the President

Jim Canales

James E. Canales

President & Trustee

A first message from Barr’s new president and trustee, Jim Canales.

May 12, 2014 | Category: From the President

A Word of Thanks to a Gifted Leader

Barbara Hostetter

Barbara W. Hostetter

Co-founder and Chair

Barr's trustees offer their appreciation to Melinda Marble as she concludes her term as interim executive director.

April 28, 2014 | Category: Barr News

Education Director Wendy Puriefoy to Leave Barr

Melinda Marble

Guest Author · Former Deputy Director

Wendy Puriefoy, director of education, has decided to leave the Barr Foundation to pursue her passion for national education reform.

January 13, 2014 | Category: Education

And We Sing Well, Too

Melinda Marble

Guest Author · Former Deputy Director

Last spring, Barr got some challenging feedback from grantees. Interim Executive Director Melinda Marble shares what we have been doing in response.

December 23, 2013 | Category: Barr News

Announcing Barr’s First President

Melinda Marble

Guest Author · Former Deputy Director

With great excitement, we announce that Jim Canales will join the Barr Foundation as president in May 2014.

November 20, 2013 | Category: Barr News

Marion M. Kane

Pat Brandes

Guest Author · Former Executive Director

It is with great sadness that we share the news that Marion Kane, Barr’s first executive director, passed away Monday night in Falmouth, Maine.

August 23, 2012 | Category: Barr News

Barr Foundation 2007 Grantee Perception Report

Barr engaged The Center for Effective Philanthropy to conduct our second Grantee Perception Report.

December 08, 2010 | Category: Barr News