Hear from staff and partners about aspirations, accomplishments, and lessons learned along the way.
Giles Li, our Senior Program Officer for Arts & Creativity, discusses his priorities at Barr, the transition from grantee to grantmaker, and the challenges facing the arts sector throughout COVID-19.
A Barr veteran and field leader, Mariella will oversee continued growth of the Foundation’s Clean Energy, Mobility, and Resilience focus areas.
Lynn Harwell discusses her path to Barr, priorities for the year, and what it's like to start a new job in a pandemic.
Reflections from Barr's board chair and president amidst the Foundation's continuing equity journey.
In the aftermath of insurrection in Washington D.C., reflections from Barr’s president on what enabled yesterday’s violence and what it demands of each of us.
Inspiration and insights from cold-weather cities reimagining winter as a season to love.
Final reflections on 2020 and announcing plans to increase grant dollars by 25% in 2021.
Recent poll shows strong support for decisive action on climate, including a full transition to clean and renewable energy.
Grants include support for zero-energy buildings in Massachusetts, a participatory grantmaking pilot to advance climate resilience, and continued support for nonprofits to recover from the effects of COVID-19.
New and extended support for over 30 organizations to advance racial equity and support communities hit hardest by COVID-19 in Greater Boston and across Massachusetts.