When economic times call for playing it safe, how can arts and cultural organizations remain as bold as their artists?
Introducing the Barr Foundation’s new mission statement.
New data shows Boston hospitals have cut their energy use by six percent over the last three years, despite continued facility growth. These reductions have not only saved the hospitals $12 million—they have helped put Boston on track to achieving its ambition climate goals.
What’s your question about getting around Boston in the future? Go Boston 2030 is a new campaign to shape the future of how people get around our city.
Historically, less than one percent of foundation giving has gone to leadership development. A recent SSIR blog series offered a forum for foundation leaders, including Barr’s Jim Canales, to weigh in on smart ways to change that equation.
What will it take to catalyze and accelerate the kind of energy transformation required to increase reliability, enhance resilience, meet ambitious climate goals, and create economic development opportunities? And what role can foundations play? Key takeaways from a recent gathering of funders interested in urban sustainability sponsored by the Funders' Network for Smart Growth and Livable Communities.
As 2014 draws to a close, three key decisions that will guide Barr into its next era.
Staffing updates from the Barr Foundation.
We are thrilled to announce a new class of Barr Fellows.
Learn about a Barr grantee that has been creating its own climate playbook.