Category: From the President
Amidst rapid change, uncertainty, and urgent calls for action, how should a foundation balance a commitment to strategy with a capacity to adapt?
Jim Canales shares highlights from the first year under Barr’s new strategies and announces increased grantmaking for 2017.
On November 3, the Boston City Council’s Committee on Parks, Recreation, & Transportation held a hearing on water transportation in Boston Harbor. Jim Canales was invited to testify. Following are his remarks.
This article was originally published in the Opinion section of The Boston Globe on September 30, 2016.
Barr’s president on how the Foundation’s core values animate its work.
In a challenging time for our country and world, dozens of foundation presidents join their voices in a campaign promoting hope.
Jim Canales describes Barr’s new work to promote a great public realm along Boston’s waterfront.
Jim Canales describes initial priorities for a set of investments intended to complement and reinforce all of Barr’s core program work.
Barr’s president outlines new plans to build on a legacy of good work, with ambitious goals and sharper focus over expanded geography.
Jim Canales reports on the Barr Foundation’s final grants awarded in 2015 and an increased grants budget for 2016.