Barr commits at least $100 million over the next five years, joining the largest-ever philanthropic investment in climate change mitigation.
The best way to protect Boston from rising seas is through “shore-based solutions.” Two of the authors of a recent report explain what that means, and how such solutions can yield benefits for communities
Fifth in a new series featuring stories from Greater Boston arts organizations that received special funding to pursue an artistic risk.
Fourteen organizations supported as part of 2018 Special Initiative.
A new video series engages millions in questioning longstanding education practices that are ripe for a rethink.
A conversation with local artist Silvia López Chavez discussing her new mural for the Barr Foundation, activating the creative process, and what it's like to make public art in Boston.
Six months into the Barr Foundation’s Creative Commonwealth Initiative, our partners are creating change across Massachusetts. Here are some highlights on progress, milestones, and impacts of their promising early efforts.
This new role will work closely with the vice president to drive organizational processes and process improvement, with a focus on efficiency, grantee impact, and staff effectiveness at the Foundation.
Third annual assessment of energy employment at federal, state, and county levels finds over 6.5 million workers, with half of 133,000 new jobs focused on energy efficiency.
Refined guiding principles and new name for Barr’s grantmaking aimed at strengthening New England’s nonprofit sector.