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

New Films and Next Steps for Barr’s Global Team

Heiner Baumann

Heiner Baumann

Guest Author · Former Director of Global Programs

Director of Global Programs Heiner Baumann introduces four new short films highlighting work from Uganda, Malawi, Kenya, and Haiti. He also shares about next steps for himself and the Barr Global team.

June 23, 2016 | Category: Global

Three Calls to Action for the Next Chapter of Boston Creates

Jim Canales shares remarks at the launch of Boston’s cultural plan.

June 20, 2016 | Category: Arts & Creativity

Barr Foundation Announces $13.3 Million in New Grants

Trevor Pollack

Trevor Pollack

Manager of Special Projects

New and longtime partnerships advance new strategic priorities and regional focus.

June 16, 2016 | Category: Barr News

Important Role for Local, Regional Foundations in Global Climate Change

Mariella Puerto

Mariella Puerto

Senior Program Officer, Climate (Program Lead, Clean Energy)

Foundations focused on climate change should think global and fund local.

June 15, 2016 | Category: Climate

Charting a Course to Universal, High-Quality Pre-K

Kimberly Haskins

Kimberly Haskins

Senior Program Officer, Education

A capstone investment building on more than a decade of progress for Boston’s youngest students.

June 13, 2016 | Category: Education

Transforming What it Means to be Green in Affordable Housing

Mike Davis, LISC

Mike Davis

Guest Author · Senior Program Officer, Boston LISC

Deploying energy solutions so all Massachusetts residents benefit from a clean energy economy.

June 08, 2016 | Category: Climate

Creating Connection through Arts and Creativity

David Fraher Arts Midwest

David Fraher

Guest Author · President & CEO, Arts Midwest

San San Wong

E. San San Wong

Senior Program Officer, Arts & Creativity (Program Lead)

A national movement to build public support for the arts comes to Massachusetts.

June 06, 2016 | Category: Arts & Creativity

Fighting Global Climate Change Requires Foundations to Give Local

Jim Canales

James E. Canales

President and Trustee

Kate Wolford, McKnight Foundation, Climate

Kate Wolford

Guest Author · President, The McKnight Foundation

Jim Canales and Kate Wolford, president of The McKnight Foundation, call attention to three tools available to any local or regional grant maker ready to join the fight on climate change.

June 02, 2016 | Category: Climate

Barr Foundation Names Roger Nozaki as Vice President

Nozaki assumes key leadership role as Barr embarks on new strategic directions.

May 25, 2016 | Category: Barr News

When Artists Are at the Intersection of Planning and Community

San San Wong

E. San San Wong

Senior Program Officer, Arts & Creativity (Program Lead)

How a group of artists infused creativity, imagination, artistry and fun into a citywide planning process.

May 23, 2016 | Category: Arts & Creativity