Hear from staff and partners about aspirations, accomplishments, and lessons learned along the way.
Powering Cultural Futures connects and serves 15 community-rooted arts organizations. This multiyear initiative results from a collaboration between Barr, the Ford Foundation, and the Community Foundation of Western Massachusetts.
Grants include support for artist-led movements for spatial justice, a community-driven air justice campaign, and a partnership with civil rights and education organizations working together to address educational disparities.
Jim Canales reflects on recent staffing additions and changes in support of Barr’s mission of service
Three themes from survey responses, and examples of how our partner schools are responding.
A call for new models and approaches to leadership development with racial equity at the center.
What we learned from reviewing our employee handbook through a lens of diversity, equity, and inclusion.
Barr's Vice President shares new principles to guide the Foundation's racial equity grantmaking and program strategies.
New England school districts can apply for free landscape analyses to help understand and improve the diversity of their educator workforces.
A new report calls for investing in approaches that are people focused, intersectional, institutional, and rooted in anti-racist and anti-oppressive practice.
Expansion of Foundation’s board continues with addition of veteran nonprofit leader.