Posts by Heiner Baumann

Heiner Baumann

Heiner Baumann served as Director of Global Programs at Barr from the programs’ inception in 2010 until its conclusion 2016. His writings on the topics of innovation and capacity building in the nonprofit sector have appeared in the Harvard Business Review and Alliance magazine, and he has been a speaker in multiple countries on venture philanthropy.

New Films and Next Steps for Barr’s Global Team

Heiner Baumann

Heiner Baumann

Guest Author · Former Director of Global Programs

Director of Global Programs Heiner Baumann introduces four new short films highlighting work from Uganda, Malawi, Kenya, and Haiti. He also shares about next steps for himself and the Barr Global team.

June 23, 2016 | Category: Global

An Update on Barr’s Global Program

Heiner Baumann

Heiner Baumann

Guest Author · Former Director of Global Programs

Heiner Baumann shares grantee highlights from 2015.

January 04, 2016 | Category: Global

A Critical Piece in the Sustainability Puzzle

Heiner Baumann

Heiner Baumann

Guest Author · Former Director of Global Programs

Barr’s Director of Global Programs discusses a new framework developed by Barr grantee Global Footprint Network that will measure the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals.

October 08, 2015 | Category: Global

The Tyranny of School Fees

Heiner Baumann

Heiner Baumann

Guest Author · Former Director of Global Programs

A recent site visit with two Barr Global grantees in Eastern Africa left me reassured about their progress towards outcomes, but troubled by other persistent challenges facing the rural poor.

April 07, 2014 | Category: Global

From Local to Global

Heiner Baumann

Heiner Baumann

Guest Author · Former Director of Global Programs

A new booklet introduces the Barr Foundation's early work and learning from a three-year pilot in global grantmaking.

January 13, 2014 | Category: Global