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Grantmakers in the Arts

Barr Foundation membership

  • Award Date: 5/27/2015
  • Amount: $25,000
  • Term: 12 months
  • Program: Memberships & Sponsorships

Innovation Network for Communities

To launch and implement the Renewable Energy Leadership Prize, a $100,000 award to the nonprofit institution in Greater Boston that develops the most compelling strategy for large-scale renewable energy generation from either on-site or off-site sources.

  • Award Date: 5/27/2015
  • Amount: $125,000
  • Term: 12 months
  • Program: Climate

Charles River Conservancy, Inc.

To help complete The Lynch Family Skatepark.

  • Award Date: 5/13/2015
  • Amount: $75,000
  • Term: 12 months
  • Program: Founding Trustee-directed

Foundation Center

To redesign the Glasspockets transparency and accountability assessment and the benchmark visualization, as well as undertake communications efforts to promote transparency principles and further Glasspockets use.

  • Award Date: 4/27/2015
  • Amount: $100,000
  • Term: 12 months
  • Program: Sector Effectiveness

Merck Family Fund

To conduct the Economic Benefits of Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative research project.

  • Award Date: 4/27/2015
  • Amount: $150,000
  • Term: 12 months
  • Program: Climate

Third Sector New England, Inc.

Barr Foundation membership dues for the Early Childhood Funders Collaborative

  • Award Date: 4/27/2015
  • Amount: $5,000
  • Term: 12 months
  • Program: Memberships & Sponsorships

Rockefeller Philanthropy Advisors, Inc.

To conduct phase two of the Theory of the Foundation initiative.

  • Award Date: 4/ 7/2015
  • Amount: $30,000
  • Term: 12 months
  • Program: Sector Effectiveness

Associated Grant Makers, Inc.

Barr Foundation member support for the Boston Social Justice Funders Network

  • Award Date: 4/ 6/2015
  • Amount: $2,500
  • Term: 12 months
  • Program: Memberships & Sponsorships

AVANI Society

To support operations and to increase organizational capacity to produce textiles, dyes, and other products in an economically efficient and sustainable manner in the Kumaon region of the Indian state Uttarakhand.

  • Award Date: 4/ 6/2015
  • Amount: $250,000
  • Term: 24 months
  • Program: Global

Boston Children’s Museum

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