Posts by Kimberly Haskins

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Kimberly Haskins joined Barr as a senior program officer in 2003. She currently supports Barr’s Sector Effectiveness efforts, focusing on the leadership and informed decision-making segments of the portfolio. As part of this role, she manages the Barr Fellowship.

Building on What's Working in Early Education in Boston

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Kimberly Haskins

Senior Program Officer, Sector Effectiveness

Ambitious goals and new developments set to expand and build on successful efforts to provide high-quality pre-kindergarten programs in Boston.

July 15, 2014 | Category: Education

Strategies for Children Recognized for Statewide Advocacy Work

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Kimberly Haskins

Senior Program Officer, Sector Effectiveness

The Barr Foundation congratulates its long-time grantee Strategies for Children on receiving the 2014 Excellence in Advocacy Award from the Massachusetts Nonprofit Network.

July 02, 2014 | Category: Education

Talk/Read/Succeed – Inspiration and Ideas from Springfield

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Kimberly Haskins

Senior Program Officer, Sector Effectiveness

With an ambitious, citywide goal, what’s the right scale to get started? What target population is small enough that results are achievable and the impacts tangible? In Springfield, Massachusetts, it looks like the answer is 180 families.

June 27, 2013 | Category: Education

Training and Connecting the Next Generation of Nonprofit Leaders

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Kimberly Haskins

Senior Program Officer, Sector Effectiveness

Barr supports organizations with strong track records of developing new and diverse leadership, like the Institute for Nonprofit Management and Leadership, which is now accepting applications for the 2013–2014 academic year.

June 24, 2013 | Category: Sector Effectiveness

A Leadership Pipeline for Philanthropy

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Kimberly Haskins

Senior Program Officer, Sector Effectiveness

Applications for the 2013–2014 Class of Proteus Diversity Fellows are now open. Learn more about this unique program dedicated to identifying, recruiting, and cultivating emerging practitioners of color who represent the next generation of leaders in philanthropy.

March 28, 2013 | Category: Sector Effectiveness

New and Refined Directions for Early Education at Barr

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Kimberly Haskins

Senior Program Officer, Sector Effectiveness

A 2011 strategy review of Barr’s approach to early education led to new and refined directions for this work in 2012 and beyond.

February 14, 2012 | Category: Education

More Racing to the Top in Massachusetts

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Kimberly Haskins

Senior Program Officer, Sector Effectiveness

In December 2011, Massachusetts was named one of only nine states to receive grants under the federal “Race to the Top – Early Learning Challenge,” a successor to the Obama Administration’s competitive K–12 “Race to the Top” program.

February 02, 2012 | Category: Education