Among more than 200 funders attending the global climate talks (COP21) that concluded last week in Paris was Jenny Russell, executive director of the Merck Family Fund. She offered to share her key takeaways with us here.
Jim Canales reports on the Barr Foundation’s final grants awarded in 2015 and an increased grants budget for 2016.
Jenny Curtin named senior program officer for Education.
Leah Hamilton discusses the growing national movement to rethink secondary education and its influence on the Education program’s strategic planning process.
As she retires from the field, Mav Pardee of Children’s Investment Fund reflects on the importance of creating high-quality, supportive environments for early childhood learning.
Mindy Lubber, president of Ceres, reports on how more business leaders are taking up the climate challenge.
Strategic planning has given us an opportunity to explore and define the role of risk in our work at the Barr Foundation.
Kristina Egan, director of Transportation for Massachusetts, shares how start-ups and legacy companies are forging a brave, new transportation future.
Looking for opportunities to work for good? Look here.
As part of Barr’s strategic planning, Mariella Puerto shares the trends informing how our Clean Energy program can best accelerate climate action in the region.