Posts by Barbara W. Hostetter
Barbara Hostetter is co-founder and chair of the Board of Trustees of the Barr Foundation. She served as the Foundation’s president from its inception through 2014, managing its early grantmaking, overseeing organizational development, and shaping grantmaking strategies. She worked closely with the Foundation’s first two executive directors and became board chair with the arrival of Barr’s current president, Jim Canales, who was appointed in 2014.
To Advance Racial Equity, Foundation Boards Need to Take an Active Role
Reflections from Barr's board chair and president amidst the Foundation's continuing equity journey.
From Family Philanthropy to a Legacy Foundation
Barr’s co-founder and chair discusses expanding the Foundation’s Board of Trustees.
A Word of Thanks to a Gifted Leader
Barr's trustees offer their appreciation to Melinda Marble as she concludes her term as interim executive director.