This article was originally published in the Opinion section of Commonwealth Magazine on January 23, 2017.
Roger Nozaki, Barr’s vice president, shares the goals, principles, and next steps for learning and evaluation at the Foundation—including a search for a new director.
Key findings and next steps from a new report on Boston’s vulnerabilities to rising seas and other adverse climate effects.
Five new colleagues, four artist ethnographers, three program strategies, two campaign lessons, and a call for innovative partners
Barr joins funders supporting exemplary artists to take risks and create new work.
Jim Canales shares highlights from the first year under Barr’s new strategies and announces increased grantmaking for 2017.
Final grants of the year bring 2016 total to an all-time high of $73.5 million.
Boston Green Ribbon Commission Director Amy Longsworth shares key insights from a recent trip by Massachusetts leaders to learn from cities that are enhancing quality of life, building resilience to climate change, and boosting their economies through clean energy.
Join us December 12 to learn more and ask questions about our newly-released request for proposals for innovative schools and programs for students off track to high school graduation in New England.
Boston’s recent “King Tides” provided a glimpse into the near-future—what scientists predict will be the “new normal” of daily high tides by mid-century.