Roger works closely with Barr Foundation president Jim Canales and vice president for administration Lynn Harwell to provide leadership for all of the Foundation’s work. Roger joined Barr in 2016, in the newly-created position of vice president. With Barr’s significant growth in subsequent years, his role evolved to focus on programs and strategy. Roger now provides primary oversight for the Foundation’s grantmaking programs and initiatives. He also leads Barr’s sector effectiveness program and oversees learning and evaluation activities.
Barr’s Vice President reflects on the many ways the foundation partners with and invests in its grantees above and beyond the grants it awards.
Refined guiding principles and new name for Barr’s grantmaking aimed at strengthening New England’s nonprofit sector.
We asked our grantees what it’s like to work with Barr. Here’s what we learned and what we’re doing about it.
Why we seek and share candid input from grantees on what it’s like to work with us.
For years, Barr worked primarily in Boston. Since 2014, we have been evolving towards a regional approach. Some reflections on progress, challenges, and what we’ve been learning.
Next class of Barr Fellows to be named in mid-2017; Kimberly Haskins takes new role overseeing the Fellowship and other Cross-Program Initiatives.
Roger Nozaki, Barr’s vice president, shares the goals, principles, and next steps for learning and evaluation at the Foundation—including a search for a new director.
Get to know Roger Nozaki as he reflects on his first weeks at the Foundation and goals for the year ahead.