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Roca, Inc.

To support the Massachusetts Juvenile Justice Social Pay for Success project, designed to improve the lives of high-risk young men while reducing recidivism, saving taxpayer dollars, and promoting safer and stronger communities.

  • Award Date: 3/ 7/2014
  • Amount: $500,000
  • Term: 24 months
  • Program: Education

Smart from the Start, Inc.

To support core operations, infrastructure, development, and program expansions.

  • Award Date: 3/ 7/2014
  • Amount: $525,000
  • Term: 36 months
  • Program: Education

Smart Growth America

To support research to identify the potential for new walkable neighborhoods in Greater Boston.

  • Award Date: 3/ 7/2014
  • Amount: $182,000
  • Term: 12 months
  • Program: Climate

The MATCH School Foundation, Inc.

To build a new, permanent school facility for 700 pre-kindergarten to 5th-grade students in the Hyde Park/Mattapan neighborhood.

  • Award Date: 3/ 4/2014
  • Amount: $500,000
  • Term: 13 months
  • Program: Founding Trustee-directed

A Better City Initiative, Inc.

To build A Better City Initiative's marketing and communications capacity.

  • Award Date: 2/ 6/2014
  • Amount: $40,000
  • Term: 12 months
  • Program: Climate

LIFT, Inc.

To support the 2014 upLIFTing Awards celebration.

  • Award Date: 1/24/2014
  • Amount: $1,000
  • Term: 12 months
  • Program: Memberships & Sponsorships

Lift Up Africa

Barr Foundation membership dues for Big Bang Philanthropy

  • Award Date: 1/23/2014
  • Amount: $8,629
  • Term: 12 months
  • Program: Memberships & Sponsorships

Fidelity Charitable Gift Fund

To support grantmaking.

  • Award Date: 12/ 9/2013
  • Amount: $595,000
  • Term: 12 months

Alternatives for Community and Environment, Inc.

To provide operating support.

  • Award Date: 12/ 4/2013
  • Amount: $30,000
  • Term: 6 months
  • Program: Climate

Asian American-Pacific Islanders in Philanthropy

Barr Foundation member support for the Boston Chapter

  • Award Date: 12/ 4/2013
  • Amount: $1,500
  • Term: 12 months
  • Program: Memberships & Sponsorships