Posts by Jim Canales

Jim Canales

Jim Canales was appointed president and trustee of the Barr Foundation in May 2014. Prior to joining Barr, he spent two decades in a variety of roles at The James Irvine Foundation in California, including president and chief executive officer from 2003 through 2014. His writing on a range of topics has appeared in The Boston Globe, the San Francisco Chronicle, The Chronicle of Philanthropy, Stanford Social Innovation Review, and The Huffington Post, among other outlets.

Time to Reset Philanthropy’s “Default Settings”

Jim Canales

Jim Canales

President & Trustee

In philanthropy, we too often obsess about strategy without attending to one of the things that puts strategy most at risk: culture.

July 15, 2014 | Category: Sector Effectiveness

From the President

Jim Canales

Jim Canales

President & Trustee

A first message from Barr’s new president and trustee, Jim Canales.

May 12, 2014 | Category: From the President