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Working in partnership to elevate the arts and creative expression; advance solutions for climate change; and expand educational opportunity.
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GrantmakersInTheArts May 23
. explains why supports ’s podcast training program and how podcasts can reflect the changing demographics of a community and respect its stories.
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Mary Chalifour May 23
How do you create a city for all? ⁦⁩ shares the story of Boston’s⁦⁩ mobility planning process, ⁦⁩.
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Barr Foundation May 23
Today's the day! delves into the resurgence of . Check out and this afternoon with a livestream of "Podcasters Aren't Born—They're Trained."
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Kim Driscoll May 23
Quote of the day. Thanks for an upbeat+inspiring presentation on creating vibrant, healthy, well designed dense communities. Lots of public interest reasons to support density done right.
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Barr Foundation May 22
Thank you and for today's learning lunch on the fight to and transition to cleaner, safer energy for all. We particularly enjoyed getting hands on with the methane monitoring equipment—check it out below.
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Let's Hear It! May 22
The one, the only of the is our guest on the latest episode of Let's Hear It! Don't miss this one!
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Mary Skelton Roberts May 22
Erion Veliaj, Mayor of Tirana, Albania: “Do you want to win the next election or the next generation?” We need more political leadership.
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Barr Foundation May 21
We are proud to support Boston Uncornered's work to transform the lives of Boston's young people through college and career. Thank you and for highlighting these stories.
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Amplify Latinx May 21
Meet our MC & opening speakers for our : Claiming Our Power on June 1st! Welcome Mayor , Rep. , & Julian Lopez-Leyda. Register at:
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Barr Foundation May 21
Boston Harbor is . Understand your rights with 's "People's Guide to the Public Waterfront."
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Barr Foundation May 20
Massachusetts takes the lead with a new policy. breaks down the benefits for residents across the state.
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ArtPlaceAmerica May 20
Oh, Hello! Did you know we are Live Streaming our Annual (which starts TODAY)? Check out how you can join the conversations :
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Barr Foundation May 19
Last year, we asked our grantees what it's like to work with us. This year, we went through the grant application process ourselves. shares what we've learned:
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Barr Foundation May 18
Join for an upcoming webinar, "Creating Connection in Action." Hear insights from and on using values-based communications to connect with your community. Register here:
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Barr Foundation May 17
.'s Neuroscience Researcher, Dr. Tedi Asher, reflects on two years of exploring our brains and art. Read her blog and check out the new Neuroscience Initiative website to learn more:
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Center for Effective Philanthropy (CEP) May 17
After receiving results of their Grantee Perception Report (GPR), decided to have all their staff go through their own grant application process. Here's what they learned from walking a mile in their grantees' shoes:
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Barr Foundation May 16
"Walking a mile in our grantees’ shoes was an eye-opening experience." Kerri Hurley, our director of grants management, highlights lessons learned and some of the changes made after staff went through our own grant application process.
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Barr Foundation May 16
Storytelling has the power to transform communities, and offers new models for this work. delves into the exciting growth of this new medium in Boston:
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Barr Foundation May 15
"It is a privilege to partner with leaders and organizations dedicated to improving lives, communities, and our environment." reflects on the ways we go "beyond the grant" to build stronger and more effective partnerships.
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Barr Foundation May 15
We're thrilled to welcome Ali Gross to our Education team! As program officer, Ali will focus on new school development and school redesigns that connect all students with success.
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