A new report from Environment Northeast suggests a pathway to reach the daunting, but necessary goal of reducing carbon emissions by 80% by 2050.
For the third year in a row, a Barr grantee stood among the recipients of our nation's highest honor for youth arts organizations.
On a recent Saturday morning, Boston artists and arts lovers packed the Boston Public Library to share their hopes and dreams of a more vibrant arts and culture sector.
Recently a group from Boston took a learning tour to Mexico City to get a firsthand look at its world-class transportation network. A new video offers highlights from the trip and inspiration for Boston and other modern cities looking for better ways to get more people where they want to go more quickly, efficiently, and safely.
At a kickoff for a new cohort of Boston-area businesses embracing the "Challenge for Sustainability," I had the chance to talk about the part they play in creating a more sustainable (and hopeful) world.
A new booklet introduces the Barr Foundation's early work and learning from a three-year pilot in global grantmaking.
Wendy Puriefoy, director of education, has decided to leave the Barr Foundation to pursue her passion for national education reform.
Parent engagement has never been the biggest part of Barr's K-12 grantmaking, but it has long been an important one. Read about a new effort that is helping a cohort of Boston district, charter, and parochial schools test and share new methods for engaging parents, and a new graduate-level program for the next generation of family engagement professionals.
What happens when a state gets serious about climate change? A new report says the answer, at least in Massachusetts, is a shrinking carbon footprint and a growing economy.
Last spring, Barr got some challenging feedback from grantees. Interim Executive Director Melinda Marble shares what we have been doing in response.