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University of Massachusetts Foundation, Inc.

To support a coastal protection feasibility analysis, conducted by the UMass Boston Sustainable Solutions Lab.

  • Award Date: 12/ 7/2016
  • Amount: $360,000
  • Term: 12 months
  • Program: Climate

UP Education Network, Inc.

To standardize pedagogy and curriculum across the UP network, including successful strategies to educate English language learners and students with disabilities.

  • Award Date: 12/ 7/2016
  • Amount: $300,000
  • Term: 24 months
  • Program: Education

Environmental Grantmakers Association

To support the EGA Environmental Fellowship Program and the placement of four fellows at Barr grantee organizations.

  • Award Date: 11/30/2016
  • Amount: $80,000
  • Term: 12 months
  • Program: Climate

Hispanics in Philanthropy

To support an executive leadership transition.

  • Award Date: 11/30/2016
  • Amount: $25,000
  • Term: 12 months
  • Program: Sector Effectiveness

Home Energy Efficiency Team

To conduct research to identify super-emitter gas leaks and the chemicals in gas in Massachusetts.

  • Award Date: 11/30/2016
  • Amount: $125,000
  • Term: 12 months
  • Program: Climate

Mercy Corps

To provide emergency hurricane relief to smallholder farmers in rural Haiti.

  • Award Date: 11/30/2016
  • Amount: $100,000
  • Term: 6 months
  • Program: Global

New England Blacks in Philanthropy, Inc.

Barr Foundation membership dues

  • Award Date: 11/30/2016
  • Amount: $1,500
  • Term: 12 months
  • Program: Memberships & Sponsorships

Northeast Energy Efficiency Partnerships, Inc.

To support research, analysis, and convening to develop pathways to strategic electrification in the Northeast.

  • Award Date: 11/30/2016
  • Amount: $150,000
  • Term: 12 months
  • Program: Climate

Northeast States for Coordinated Air Use Management, Inc.

To conduct an analysis of a greenhouse gas emissions reduction pathway for New England.

  • Award Date: 11/30/2016
  • Amount: $150,000
  • Term: 12 months
  • Program: Climate

Nurtury, Inc.

To develop a transition plan to sustain the Put Massachusetts Kids First Coalition.

  • Award Date: 11/30/2016
  • Amount: $50,000
  • Term: 9 months
  • Program: Education