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Toxics Action Center, Inc.

To engage grassroots groups across New England to inform clean energy policies and programs.

  • Award Date: 3/ 8/2017
  • Amount: $325,000
  • Term: 12 months
  • Program: Climate

Transcend, Inc.

To build and share actionable knowledge to inform innovative school models.

  • Award Date: 3/ 8/2017
  • Amount: $500,000
  • Term: 24 months
  • Program: Education

WalkBoston, Inc.

To support local and national walking advocacy.

  • Award Date: 3/ 8/2017
  • Amount: $150,000
  • Term: 12 months
  • Program: Climate

Emerson College

To support ArtsEmerson’s conversations in conjunction with A Well-Ordered Nation live-streamed forums.

  • Award Date: 3/ 1/2017
  • Amount: $12,000
  • Term: 6 months
  • Program: Memberships & Sponsorships

Environmental Grantmakers Association

Barr Foundation membership dues

  • Award Date: 3/ 1/2017
  • Amount: $10,000
  • Term: 12 months
  • Program: Memberships & Sponsorships

Sierra Club Foundation

To educate the public and policymakers about bold clean energy policies in Boston and Massachusetts.

  • Award Date: 3/ 1/2017
  • Amount: $150,000
  • Term: 24 months
  • Program: Climate

The Aspen Institute, Inc.

To support to the Opportunity Youth Incentive Forum (OYIF) convening in May 2017.

  • Award Date: 3/ 1/2017
  • Amount: $75,000
  • Term: 12 months
  • Program: Memberships & Sponsorships

Third Sector New England, Inc.

To provide core support to Commonwealth Seminar and to build the Seminar’s fundraising capacity.

  • Award Date: 3/ 1/2017
  • Amount: $100,000
  • Term: 36 months
  • Program: Cross-Program Initiatives

Tides Center

Barr Foundation membership dues for Emerging Practitioners in Philanthropy and support for the Boston Chapter

  • Award Date: 3/ 1/2017
  • Amount: $5,000
  • Term: 12 months
  • Program: Memberships & Sponsorships

LearnLaunch, Inc.

To support the 2017 Across Boundaries conference in Boston.

  • Award Date: 1/31/2017
  • Amount: $7,000
  • Term: 12 months
  • Program: Memberships & Sponsorships