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The B.E.L.L. Foundation, Inc.

To support organizational and professional development through the Barr Fellows program.

  • Award Date: 4/ 6/2015
  • Amount: $44,000
  • Term: 15 months
  • Program: Sector Effectiveness

Thompson Island Outward Bound Education Center, Inc.

To support organizational and professional development through the Barr Fellows program.

  • Award Date: 4/ 6/2015
  • Amount: $44,000
  • Term: 15 months
  • Program: Sector Effectiveness

uAspire, Inc.

To support organizational and professional development through the Barr Fellows program.

  • Award Date: 4/ 6/2015
  • Amount: $44,000
  • Term: 15 months
  • Program: Sector Effectiveness

A Better City Initiative, Inc.

To implement the Challenge for Sustainability program, which encourages Boston businesses to invest in environmentally sustainable practices meant to reduce their carbon footprint.

  • Award Date: 3/ 2/2015
  • Amount: $420,000
  • Term: 24 months
  • Program: Climate

Actors’ Shakespeare Project

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.

  • Award Date: 3/ 2/2015
  • Amount: $150,000
  • Term: 24 months
  • Program: Arts & Creativity

Ballet Theatre of Boston, 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.

  • Award Date: 3/ 2/2015
  • Amount: $250,000
  • Term: 24 months
  • Program: Arts & Creativity

Boston Center for the Arts, 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.

  • Award Date: 3/ 2/2015
  • Amount: $200,000
  • Term: 24 months
  • Program: Arts & Creativity

Boston Lyric Opera Company

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.

  • Award Date: 3/ 2/2015
  • Amount: $200,000
  • Term: 24 months
  • Program: Arts & Creativity

Boston Redevelopment Authority

To extend the EcoDistricts Energy Fellowship position for one year in order to complete research and pilot projects, communicate the outcomes, and devise strategies and actions to institutionalize the work.

  • Award Date: 3/ 2/2015
  • Amount: $65,000
  • Term: 12 months
  • Program: Climate

Commonwealth Zoological Corporation

To renovate the George Robert White Children’s Zoo in Franklin Park.

  • Award Date: 3/ 2/2015
  • Amount: $500,000
  • Term: 12 months
  • Program: Founding Trustee-directed