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

Meredith Hatfield to Join Barr Foundation Climate Team

With extensive experience in energy and environmental issues, and in shaping and implementing state-level policies, Hatfield to serve as program officer in the Foundation’s Clean Energy portfolio.

May 18, 2016 | Category: Climate

When Collective Action Works Wonders

Laura Perille, EdVestors

Laura Perille

Guest Author · President & CEO, EdVestors

Key lessons from a highly successful public-private partnership focused on expanding access to high-quality arts education in Boston.

May 12, 2016 | Category: Arts & Creativity

Stewarding a Boston Treasure

Jim Canales

James E. Canales

President and Trustee

Jim Canales describes Barr’s new work to promote a great public realm along Boston’s waterfront.

May 11, 2016 | Category: From the President

Renewable Returns: And the Prize Goes to…

Mariella Puerto

Mariella Puerto

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

How a small incentive showed it can pay big to invest in renewable energy.

May 05, 2016 | Category: Climate

Why You Want an Artist on Your Team

San San Wong

E. San San Wong

Senior Program Officer, Arts & Creativity (Program Lead)

Artists are leveraging their unique talents to transform communities across the U.S.

May 02, 2016 | Category: Arts & Creativity

Barr Expands its Office Space

Ify Mora

Ify Mora

Director of Operations

New, expanded space designed for increased openness, collaboration and partnership

April 22, 2016 | Category: Barr News

Communities Find New Ways to Access Cleaner, More Affordable Energy

Cammy Peterson

Cammy Peterson

Guest Author · Director of Clean Energy, MAPC

How leading cities and towns in Massachusetts are scaling up renewable energy while bringing cost savings to their residents.

March 29, 2016 | Category: Climate

Inspiration and Ideas from Leaders in Clean Energy

Emily Sidla

Emily Sidla

Program Associate, Climate

Key takeaways from a recent workshop of city leaders focused on advancing clean energy.

March 22, 2016 | Category: Climate

Introducing Cross-Program Initiatives

Jim Canales

James E. Canales

President and Trustee

Jim Canales describes initial priorities for a set of investments intended to complement and reinforce all of Barr’s core program work.

March 17, 2016 | Category: From the President

Barr Foundation Announces $13.4 Million in New Grants

Trevor Pollack

Trevor Pollack

Manager of Special Projects

These represent Barr’s first grants awarded in 2016 aligned with new strategic priorities.

March 08, 2016 | Category: Barr News