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Center for the Development of Teen Empowerment Programs, Inc.

To train high-risk youth to lead efforts to make their communities safer and stronger.

  • Award Date: 6/23/2015
  • Amount: $100,000
  • Term: 12 months
  • Program: Education

Ceres, Inc.

To encourage private companies, especially in the financial sector, to adopt business practices that help reduce climate change, and to inform public policy related to clean-energy investments.

  • Award Date: 6/23/2015
  • Amount: $400,000
  • Term: 24 months
  • Program: Climate

City Year, Inc.

To increase the number of AmeriCorps members serving as full-time tutors, mentors, and role models in Boston Public Schools.

  • Award Date: 6/23/2015
  • Amount: $1,000,000
  • Term: 36 months
  • Program: Education

Community Music Center of Boston

To provide capacity-building support in the form of multi-year operating support, training, and technical assistance through the Barr-Klarman Arts Capacity Building Initiative Youth Arts Mastery Cohort.

  • Award Date: 6/23/2015
  • Amount: $100,000
  • Term: 24 months
  • Program: Arts & Creativity

EdVestors, Inc.

To support phase III of the Boston Public School Arts Expansion Fund, continuing efforts to expand high-quality, weekly arts instruction to 100% of students up through grade 8 and developing strategies to meet the needs of high school students.

  • Award Date: 6/23/2015
  • Amount: $1,100,000
  • Term: 36 months
  • Program: Arts & Creativity

Environmental Defense Fund, Inc.

To support the Alliance to Curb Climate Change, a partnership with The Nature Conservancy, with the goal of promoting bipartisan leadership on climate and energy policy in ten states, and to support Climate Corps Boston.

  • Award Date: 6/23/2015
  • Amount: $650,000
  • Term: 24 months
  • Program: Climate

Environmental Grantmakers Association

Barr Foundation member support

  • Award Date: 6/23/2015
  • Amount: $7,500
  • Term: 12 months
  • Program: Memberships & Sponsorships

Freedom House, Inc.

To provide core operating and capacity-building support.

  • Award Date: 6/23/2015
  • Amount: $100,000
  • Term: 12 months
  • Program: Education

From the Top, Inc.

To provide capacity-building support in the form of multi-year operating support, training, and technical assistance through the Barr-Klarman Arts Capacity Building Initiative Youth Arts Mastery Cohort.

  • Award Date: 6/23/2015
  • Amount: $75,000
  • Term: 24 months
  • Program: Arts & Creativity

GuideStar USA, Inc.

To implement a new strategic plan, GuideStar 2020, an effort to build the information infrastructure for social change.

  • Award Date: 6/23/2015
  • Amount: $300,000
  • Term: 24 months
  • Program: Cross-Program Initiatives