Category: Racial Equity
Maureen White Photography via NEFA
In the aftermath of insurrection in Washington D.C., reflections from Barr’s president on what enabled yesterday’s violence and what it demands of each of us.
Final reflections on 2020 and announcing plans to increase grant dollars by 25% in 2021.
New and extended support for over 30 organizations to advance racial equity and support communities hit hardest by COVID-19 in Greater Boston and across Massachusetts.
A conversation on the legacy and impacts of racism and the role of the criminal justice system in our region.
Mary Skelton Roberts on the path ahead to create truly welcoming, inclusive public spaces for all.
Grants include support for local arts and cultural organizations in Gateway Cities, a diverse, worker-centered environmental movement in New England, and a new campaign highlighting the teaching profession.
Barr and Ford Foundations Together Commit $10 Million to Support BIPOC-Focused Arts in Massachusetts
Massachusetts named one of seven regions in Ford Foundation’s “America’s Cultural Treasures” initiative. Regional grants to be awarded in 2021.
Announcing new grant opportunity for Massachusetts artists and communities to plan and execute public art that creates more just, vibrant, and welcoming public spaces.
Foundation trustees outline key principles for Barr’s racial equity work.
The Foundation’s third set of grants in response to the pandemic focuses on organizations serving Black communities.