Including support for creative placemaking partnerships, student-centered high school models, clean energy technology projects, and the creation of a great public realm throughout Boston’s waterfront.
Grants to develop innovative high school models, revitalize regional arts districts, and strengthen community engagement in clean energy.
Grants to advance new school models, leverage arts to activate a downtown, and deepen grassroots support for clean energy.
First grants of 2017 mark major investments in key partnerships.
Final grants of the year bring 2016 total to an all-time high of $73.5 million.
With these third-quarter grants, Barr has awarded $45 million to date in 2016, anticipating $70 million in approvals by year-end.
New and longtime partnerships advance new strategic priorities and regional focus.
These represent Barr’s first grants awarded in 2016 aligned with new strategic priorities.
Jim Canales reports on the Barr Foundation’s final grants awarded in 2015 and an increased grants budget for 2016.
At their September 2015 board meeting, Barr’s trustees approved 16 grants totaling $6.5 million.