The Currency of Social Change

Stefan Lanfer

Stefan Lanfer

Director of Communications

A new Stanford Social Innovation Review case study featuring the Barr Fellowship explores the surprising return on an investment in relationships among social change leaders—even without set expectations or requirements about what might emerge as a result.

May 17, 2012 | Category: Barr Fellows

From Boston to Haiti – A Barr Fellows Learning Journey

Stefan Lanfer

Stefan Lanfer

Director of Communications

In January, 2012, a group of twelve Barr Fellows spent a week together in Haiti, during what was also the two-year anniversary of Haiti's devastating 2010 earthquake. I had the opportunity to join them to help document the trip...

April 10, 2012 | Category: Barr Fellows

Barr Fellows Making Hyperlocal News

Stefan Lanfer

Stefan Lanfer

Director of Communications

Barr Fellows with links to Boston’s Jamaica Plain neighborhood (a.k.a. “JP”) were recently featured in the JP Gazette.

September 06, 2011 | Category: Barr Fellows

Helping by Not Helping

Jesus Gerena

Jesús Gerena

Managing Partner, Family Independence Initiative

Melinda Marble

Guest Author · Former Deputy Director

An interview between Barr’s Deputy Director Melinda Marble and Jesús Gerena of Family Independence Initiative, with Stefan Lanfer, knowledge officer.

August 23, 2011 | Category: Cross-Program Initiatives

Three Barr Fellows Named Among State’s Top Innovators

The Boston Globe names Lyndia Downie, Bill Walczak, and Margarita Muñiz to prestigious list.

May 23, 2011 | Category: Barr Fellows

Announcing the 2011 Class of Barr Fellows

The Barr Fellows Program honors the contributions of some of the most gifted and experienced leaders in the Boston area.

December 08, 2010 | Category: Barr Fellows

The Departing: Exiting Nonprofit Leaders as Resources for Social Change

A new report from Grantmakers for Effective Organizations.

December 08, 2010 | Category: Cross-Program Initiatives

Barr Foundation Racial Justice Analysis

In 2007, Barr engaged the Applied Research Center and the Philanthropic Initiative for Racial Equity to assess our work to address inequities, especially those related to race.

December 08, 2010 | Category: Cross-Program Initiatives

Nonprofit/Nonprofit Collaboration in Boston

A Barr-sponsored report offers answers to questions about the potential, and the challenges, of nonprofit collaborations.

December 08, 2010 | Category: Cross-Program Initiatives