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

Leadership in the Storm

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Bob Biggio

Guest Author · Senior Vice President of Facilities and Support Services, Boston Medical Center

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Paul Lipke

Guest Author · Senior Advisor on Energy & Buildings, Health Care Without Harm

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John Messervy

Guest Author · Corporate Director of Design and Construction, Partners HealthCare

Climate-smart health care protects lives, communities, hospitals, and citizens' wallets.

May 02, 2018 | Category: Climate

Introducing Barr's ArtsAmplified Initiative

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E. San San Wong

Director of Arts & Creativity

A $30 million, six-year effort focused on powerful art and bold leadership by Massachusetts arts organizations to create more vibrant communities.

May 01, 2018 | Category: Arts & Creativity

Investing in Arts Organizations as Leaders

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Jim Canales

President & Trustee

In partnership with 15 Massachusetts arts organizations, Barr launches a $30 million, six-year effort to amplify their leadership in changing communities.

May 01, 2018 | Category: Arts & Creativity

Timely New Report Shows Substantial Disparities in Energy Savings Among Massachusetts Communities

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Eugenia Gibbons

Guest Author · Programs Director, Mass Energy Consumers Alliance

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Khalida Smalls

Guest Author · Organizing Director, Community Labor United

Analysis shows that some communities are not benefitting equally from the state’s top-ranked energy efficiency programs.

April 25, 2018 | Category: Climate

How can Massachusetts Diversify its Nonprofit Leadership?

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Sean Thomas-Breitfeld

Guest Author · Co-Director, Building Movement Project

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Frances Kunreuther

Guest Author · Co-Director, Building Movement Project

A new report explores the racial leadership gap in Massachusetts’ nonprofit sector and offers recommendations to address a longstanding challenge with deep roots.

April 24, 2018 | Category: Sector Effectiveness

En Nuestro Barrio—Where the Young People Lead the Way

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Brenda Rodriguez-Andujar

Guest Author · Director of Arts and Education, Hyde Square Task Force

Second in a new video series featuring stories from Greater Boston arts organizations that received special funding to pursue an artistic risk.

April 17, 2018 | Category: Arts & Creativity

Fellowship Opportunity for New England’s Creative Changemakers

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Sunny Widmann

Guest Author · Director, National Arts Strategies

National Arts Strategies seeks applications through April 22nd from creative leaders driving positive change in their communities.

April 11, 2018 | Category: Arts & Creativity

Partners Join to Create a Waterfront Where All People Feel Welcome

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Trevor Pollack

Program Officer and Manager of Special Projects

Nonprofits unite under shared vision for the Boston waterfront.

April 05, 2018 | Category: Special Initiatives

Uncharted Territory: Where an Arts Organization Dares to Go (But Dollars Can be Difficult to Find)

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Evelyn Francis

Guest Author · Acting Artistic Director, The Theater Offensive

First in a new series featuring stories from Greater Boston arts organizations that received special funding to pursue an artistic risk.

April 03, 2018 | Category: Arts & Creativity

Barr E-Newsletter Archive

Learn more about Barr's grantmaking, partnerships, and community efforts with our e-newsletter archive.

March 30, 2018 | Category: Newsletter Archive