Posts by Roger Nozaki
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.
Growth and Opportunity: Education Team Updates
Exciting additions and transitions within Barr’s Education Program Team.
Investing in Leadership for Racial Equity
A call for new models and approaches to leadership development with racial equity at the center.
Developing Principles for Racial Equity in Grantmaking
Barr's Vice President shares new principles to guide the Foundation's racial equity grantmaking and program strategies.
Beyond the Grant
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.
Investing in a Strong Nonprofit Sector
Refined guiding principles and new name for Barr’s grantmaking aimed at strengthening New England’s nonprofit sector.
“Typical” Isn’t Good Enough
We asked our grantees what it’s like to work with Barr. Here’s what we learned and what we’re doing about it.
The Value of Constructive Feedback
Why we seek and share candid input from grantees on what it’s like to work with us.
What We’re Learning from a Regional Approach
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.
Barr Renews Commitment to Signature Leadership Program
Next class of Barr Fellows to be named in mid-2017; Kimberly Haskins takes new role overseeing the Fellowship and other Cross-Program Initiatives.
Learning and Evaluation for Greater Impact
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.