Category: Barr Planning 2015

Stewards and Catalysts: Barr’s Next Chapter

Jim Canales

James E. Canales

President and Trustee

Barr’s president outlines new plans to build on a legacy of good work, with ambitious goals and sharper focus over expanded geography.

January 26, 2016 | Category: From the President

Connecting All Students to Success In and Beyond High School

Leah Hamilton

Leah Hamilton

Director of Education

Leah Hamilton discusses the growing national movement to rethink secondary education and its influence on the Education program’s strategic planning process.

December 10, 2015 | Category: Barr Planning 2015

Philanthropy and Risk

Jim Canales

James E. Canales

President and Trustee

Strategic planning has given us an opportunity to explore and define the role of risk in our work at the Barr Foundation.

December 01, 2015 | Category: Barr Planning 2015

Striving for Transformation in our Energy Sector

Mariella Puerto

Mariella Puerto

Senior Program Officer, Climate (Program Lead, Clean Energy)

As part of Barr’s strategic planning, Mariella Puerto shares the trends informing how our Clean Energy program can best accelerate climate action in the region.

November 16, 2015 | Category: Barr Planning 2015

Embracing Opportunities for Smarter Travel, Smarter Places

Mary Skelton Roberts

Mary Skelton Roberts

Senior Program Officer, Climate (Program Lead, Mobility)

In this contribution to our series on strategic planning, Mary Skelton Roberts discusses key trends giving shape to Barr’s strategy to reduce transportation emissions.

November 05, 2015 | Category: Barr Planning 2015

“Makers” Unleashed

Jaime Cortez

Jaime Cortez

Guest Author · program officer

Jaime Cortez shares how the maker movement is informing Barr’s planning for its Arts program.

October 23, 2015 | Category: Barr Planning 2015

Three Trends Shaping Barr’s Arts Strategy

San San Wong

E. San San Wong

Senior Program Officer, Arts & Creativity (Program Lead)

San San Wong discusses three major trends Barr’s arts team is exploring in the context of strategic planning.

October 14, 2015 | Category: Barr Planning 2015

Radio Silence Not Required

Jim Canales

James E. Canales

President and Trustee

At Barr, we don’t think strategic planning requires going quiet until the work is done.

September 23, 2015 | Category: Barr Planning 2015

An Update On Our Planning Efforts

Jim Canales

James E. Canales

President and Trustee

What to expect in the months ahead at Barr.

July 14, 2015 | Category: From the President