Barr Foundation (MA)




Web Address

www.barrfoundation.org/index.html

Assets

$1,019,257,947 - 2006-12-31


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Recent News from Barr Foundation


Uphams Corner's Fairmount Lab gets $85k state grant | Dorchester Reporter
Foundation: Barr Foundation

Representatives from 20 organizations gathered at the Fairmount Innovation Lab in Uphams Corner last Thursday for the announcement...more

State of Flux: Five Things To Know About K-12 Education Philanthropy Right Now
Foundation: Barr Foundation , Gates Foundation, Walton Family Foundation

Improving America's schools is something of a Holy Grail for funders—and also a famous graveyard for ambitious philanthropic schemes. The...more

Irvine Foundation Awards $10.5 Million in October Grants
Foundation: Barr Foundation , MacArthur Foundation, Sierra Health Foundation, James Irvine Foundation , Irvine Foundation

The James Irvine Foundation has announced fourteen grants totaling $10.5 million to organizations working to expand opportunity for...more

From Family Philanthropy to a Legacy Foundation
Foundation: Barr Foundation

Barr's co-founder and chair discusses expanding the Foundation's Board of...more

Barr Foundation Awards $12.3 Million in New Q3 Grants
Foundation: Barr Foundation

The Boston-based Barr Foundation has announced fifty-one grants totaling $12.3 million in the areas of arts and creativity, climate,...more

Barr Awards $15.9 Million to 51 Organizations
Foundation: Barr Foundation

Grants to develop innovative high school models, revitalize regional arts districts, and strengthen community engagement in clean...more

Reimagined buses could boost transit options
Foundation: Barr Foundation

The Barr Foundation is running a grant program and is currently accepting and reviewing proposals from city and town governments interested in...more

Philanthropy's Fight Against Fake News Is Just Getting Underway
Foundation: Barr Foundation , Knight Foundation, Simons Foundation

The initiative is being administered by the CUNY Graduate School of Journalism and the funders include Facebook, the Craig Newmark...more

Barr Foundation Announces 'Doing High School Differently' Grants
Foundation: Barr Foundation

The Boston-based Barr Foundation has announced the first cohort of grantees under an initiative focused on supporting new school models aimed...more

Noble wins education award
Foundation: Barr Foundation

The Barr Foundation announced each organization will receive planning grants of $150,000 to advance greater success for all students through...more





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