Barr Seeks Program Assistant for Cross-Program Initiatives

This role will support the vice president, director of learning and evaluation, and Barr’s investments in leadership, sound decision-making, and infrastructure for the nonprofit and philanthropic sectors.

July 14, 2017 | Category: Job Openings

Introducing the 2017 Barr Fellows

Twelve recognized for their leadership and impact within the Greater Boston community.

June 28, 2017 | Category: Cross-Program Initiatives

“If I made anyone here uncomfortable, you’re welcome.”

Stefan Lanfer

Stefan Lanfer

Director of Communications

Three lessons in great communications from a philanthropy leadership conference.

April 14, 2017 | Category: Cross-Program Initiatives

Barr Renews Commitment to Signature Leadership Program

Roger Nozaki

Roger Nozaki

Vice President, Barr Foundation

Next class of Barr Fellows to be named in mid-2017; Kimberly Haskins takes new role overseeing the Fellowship and other Cross-Program Initiatives.

February 07, 2017 | Category: Cross-Program Initiatives

New Opportunity for Boston Nonprofits to Strengthen their Leadership Teams

Trevor Pollack

Trevor Pollack

Manager of Special Projects

The Bridgespan Group seeks applications for six cohorts of Leading for Impact–Boston, with participation subsidized by Barr and five area funders.

October 06, 2016 | Category: Cross-Program Initiatives

Embracing Openness to Increase Effectiveness

Trevor Pollack

Trevor Pollack

Manager of Special Projects

Barr joins funder collaborative to increase openness and effectiveness in philanthropy.

August 05, 2016 | Category: Cross-Program Initiatives

Introducing Cross-Program Initiatives

Jim Canales

James E. Canales

President & Trustee

Jim Canales describes initial priorities for a set of investments intended to complement and reinforce all of Barr’s core program work.

March 17, 2016 | Category: Cross-Program Initiatives

A New Cohort of Barr Fellows Commences with Learning Journey

Kerri Hurley

Kerri Hurley

Director of Grants Management

Barr’s director of grants management, Kerri Hurley, reflects on travels through Bolivia with the 2015 Barr Fellows.

August 04, 2015 | Category: Barr Fellows

Boston Digs In To New Report on Social Sector’s Future

Trevor Pollack

Trevor Pollack

Manager of Special Projects

After a year-long research effort, Independent Sector has taken its findings on a nationwide tour to spark conversations, new thinking, and new action.

June 22, 2015 | Category: Cross-Program Initiatives

On New Websites and Transparency

Jim Canales

James E. Canales

President & Trustee

Why website redesigns are the first move, not the last, towards greater transparency.

March 16, 2015 | Category: Barr News