Category: Barr News
Seven Questions with Shanna Cleveland
Get to know Barr's new Clean Energy program officer.
Barr Awards $16 Million in First Quarter of 2019
Including support for socially-engaged public art in Greater Boston, grassroots efforts for high-quality schools, and the creation of a new digital platform for urban mobility journalism in Massachusetts.
Shanna Cleveland to Join Barr’s Climate Team
Cleveland brings extensive experience as an attorney and climate advocate to Barr’s Clean Energy portfolio.
A Time for Aspiration
Amidst turbulent times and daunting challenges, we all must commit to greater ambition, bolder action, and impatience with the status quo.
Barr Awards $13.7 Million in Fourth Quarter of 2018
New grants include support to activate creative placemaking in New England, develop a diverse, skilled pipeline of educators, and strengthen leadership networks in the social sector.
Barr Awards $25.8 Million in Third Quarter of 2018
Grants to support work on community revitalization, business leadership for clean energy, and New England high schools engaging in comprehensive planning to connect all students to success.
10 Questions with Silvia López Chavez
A conversation with local artist Silvia López Chavez discussing her new mural for the Barr Foundation, activating the creative process, and what it's like to make public art in Boston.
Barr Awards $15.6 Million in Second Quarter of 2018
Grants include support for continued deployment of offshore wind power in the Northeast; deepening the business community’s engagement with public transportation investments; and advancing diversity, equity, and inclusion in the nonprofit sector.
Kalila Barnett to Join Barr’s Climate Team
As Program Officer, Barnett will focus on grantmaking for Climate Resilience.
Barr Awards $24 Million in First Quarter of 2018
New grants include support to design innovative school models, develop regional approaches to reducing greenhouse gas emissions, and build understanding to spark positive change in the diversity of nonprofit leadership.