Hear from staff and partners about aspirations, accomplishments, and lessons learned along the way.

Taking Creativity to the Streets in Nashville

James Corless

James Corless

Guest Author · Director, Transportation for America

James Corless, director of Transportation for America, offers lessons from Nashville’s push for a bigger, better transit network.

July 06, 2016 | Category: Climate

Lisa Jacobson to Join Barr Foundation Climate Team

Multimodal transportation planner brings new expertise to Barr’s Climate team and Mobility portfolio.

June 29, 2016 | Category: Climate

Unpacking a successful high school design approach—Linked Learning

Jenny Curtin

Jenny Curtin

Senior Program Officer, Education

Senior Program Officer for Education Jenny Curtin offers a recap of a recent Barr-sponsored webinar on the topic of Linked Learning (recording included).

June 24, 2016 | Category: Education

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

Three Calls to Action for the Next Chapter of Boston Creates

Jim Canales shares remarks at the launch of Boston’s cultural plan.

June 20, 2016 | Category: Arts & Creativity

Barr Foundation Announces $13.3 Million in New Grants

Trevor Pollack

Trevor Pollack

Manager of Special Projects

New and longtime partnerships advance new strategic priorities and regional focus.

June 16, 2016 | Category: Barr News

Important Role for Local, Regional Foundations in Global Climate Change

Mariella Puerto

Mariella Puerto

Co-Director of Climate

Foundations focused on climate change should think global and fund local.

June 15, 2016 | Category: Climate

Charting a Course to Universal, High-Quality Pre-K

Kimberly Haskins

Kimberly Haskins

Senior Program Officer, Cross-Program Initiatives

A capstone investment building on more than a decade of progress for Boston’s youngest students.

June 13, 2016 | Category: Education

Transforming What it Means to be Green in Affordable Housing

Mike Davis, LISC

Mike Davis

Guest Author · Senior Program Officer, Boston LISC

Deploying energy solutions so all Massachusetts residents benefit from a clean energy economy.

June 08, 2016 | Category: Climate

Creating Connection through Arts and Creativity

David Fraher Arts Midwest

David Fraher

Guest Author · President & CEO, Arts Midwest

San San Wong

E. San San Wong

Director of Arts & Creativity

A national movement to build public support for the arts comes to Massachusetts.

June 06, 2016 | Category: Arts & Creativity