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

Three Barr Fellows Named Among State’s Top Innovators

The Boston Globe names Lyndia Downie, Bill Walczak, and Margarita Muñiz to prestigious list.

May 23, 2011 | Category: Barr Fellows

Generating Change

Mariella Puerto

Mariella Puerto

Co-Director of Climate

Like many cities, Boston has a Climate Action Plan. Yet, the City has more than a plan for reducing its carbon footprint. It also has the engagement of multiple sectors of the community and their shared commitment to make big changes. A new report commissioned by the Barr Foundation details how.

December 29, 2010 | Category: Climate

Scaling Up Building Energy Retrofitting in U.S. Cities

A new report from Living Cities and the Institute for Sustainable Communities

December 09, 2010 | Category: Climate

More Extreme Heat Waves: Global Warming’s Wake Up Call

A new report from the National Wildlife Federation

December 08, 2010 | Category: Climate

Announcing the 2011 Class of Barr Fellows

The Barr Fellows Program honors the contributions of some of the most gifted and experienced leaders in the Boston area.

December 08, 2010 | Category: Barr Fellows

Barr Foundation Racial Justice Analysis

In 2007, Barr engaged the Applied Research Center and the Philanthropic Initiative for Racial Equity to assess our work to address inequities, especially those related to race.

December 08, 2010 | Category: Cross-Program Initiatives

The Climate Gap: Inequalities in How Climate Change Hurts Americans & How to Close the Gap

The Climate Gap focuses its sites on California to determine how vulnerable citizens across the United States will cope as the environment responds to climate change.

December 08, 2010 | Category: Climate

Nonprofit/Nonprofit Collaboration in Boston

A Barr-sponsored report offers answers to questions about the potential, and the challenges, of nonprofit collaborations.

December 08, 2010 | Category: Cross-Program Initiatives

Major Tipping Points in Earth's Climate System and Consequences for the Insurance Sector

Lauren Woody

Guest Author · Former Program Assistant

Unchecked Climate change will put world at ‘tipping point’, WWF and Allianz report says.

December 08, 2010 | Category: Climate

The Departing: Exiting Nonprofit Leaders as Resources for Social Change

A new report from Grantmakers for Effective Organizations.

December 08, 2010 | Category: Cross-Program Initiatives