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

Nine Questions with Barr's New Climate Resilience Program Officer

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Kalila Barnett

Program Officer, Climate Resilience

A conversation with Kalila Barnett about Barr’s new climate focus area and opportunities in Greater Boston.

November 14, 2018 | Category: Climate

Key Learnings and Resources from New Educator Collaborative on Mastery

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Angela Duffy

Communications Director, Springpoint

Angela Duffy of Springpoint shares lessons learned and resources from Mastery Week, an online collaboration and sharing event for educators.

November 13, 2018 | Category: Education

Barr Announces RFP for Cohort Three of the Engage New England Initiative

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Leah Hamilton

Director of Education

Seeking proposals for $150,000, one-year planning grants from teams ready to do high school differently.

November 08, 2018 | Category: Education

We All Must Stand Up

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Jim Canales

President & Trustee

Stand up. Stand with. Stand for. Do.

October 30, 2018 | Category: From the President

Reimagining the Future of Boston’s Waterfront

A recent survey of Boston residents reveals widespread support for a waterfront that is resilient and open to all.

October 30, 2018 | Category: Boston Waterfront

Evaluation in the Service of Learning

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Yvonne Belanger

Director of Learning & Evaluation

Our Director of Learning and Evaluation shares three changes to make learning and evaluation efforts more beneficial to our partners and others.

October 24, 2018 | Category: Learning and Evaluation

Boston Integrates Climate Resilience and Mitigation in Utility Planning

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Bradford Swing

Director of Energy Policy and Programs, City of Boston

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John (Tad) Read

Senior Deputy Director for Transportation & Infrastructure Planning, Boston Planning & Development Agency

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Manuel Esquivel

Senior Infrastructure & Energy Planning Fellow , Boston Planning and Development Agency

Smart development in Boston means accounting for climate change in long-term planning and design.

October 23, 2018 | Category: Climate

Announcing the Barr-Klarman Massachusetts Arts Initiative

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E. San San Wong

Director of Arts & Creativity

A $25 million investment over six years in 29 Massachusetts arts organizations to strengthen financial health and capacity to adapt to change.

October 03, 2018 | Category: Arts & Creativity

Barr Awards $25.8 Million in Third Quarter of 2018

Grants to support work on community revitalization, business leadership for clean energy, and New England high schools engaging in comprehensive planning to connect all students to success.

September 24, 2018 | Category: Barr News

29 Foundations Pledge Over $4 Billion to Address Climate Change

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Jim Canales

President & Trustee

Barr commits at least $100 million over the next five years, joining the largest-ever philanthropic investment in climate change mitigation.

September 14, 2018 | Category: Climate