Foundation issues RFP to support constituency-building for a great public realm along Boston’s waterfront.
Yvonne Belanger to lead Foundation’s efforts to evaluate and learn from its investments.
Barr Climate Program Co-Director Mary Skelton Roberts interviews State Representative Russell Holmes and A Better City CEO Rick Dimino, members of a newly-formed advisory committee for BostonBRT.
Kate Dobin to lead Foundation’s efforts focused on expanding access to K–12 quality in Boston.
National search concludes with the successful appointment of experienced grantmaker in arts, creativity, and humanities.
Twelve recognized for their leadership and impact within the Greater Boston community.
Barr Announces First Cohort of Partners in $30-Million “Engage New England: Doing High School Differently” Initiative
Nine organizations from Massachusetts, Connecticut, and Maine receive planning grants to advance greater success for all students.
New England’s creative workers earn nearly $17 billion per year, but are still being affected by global trends in technology and changing consumer habits.
Emerson College President Lee Pelton and energy expert Sue Tierney to join board of the $1.7 billion private foundation.
Grants to advance new school models, leverage arts to activate a downtown, and deepen grassroots support for clean energy.