Category: From the President
Second set of grants in Barr’s 2017 Special Initiative focus on strengthening journalism and protecting freedom of the press.
First grants of 2017 Special Initiative aim to bolster organizations’ capacity to respond to growing demand and to extend their reach.
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.
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.