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Margaret A. Cargill Philanthropies Will Install New CEO in April
Foundation: Barr Foundation, Headwaters Foundation for Justice, Marin Community Foundation, Global Fund for Women

Also, the former president of the Headwaters Foundation for Justice has joined the National Committee for Responsive Philanthropy, and two...more

Arts Midwest, Arts Group Produce Love Letter For New Bedford Campaign
Foundation: Barr Foundation

If you're an artist in New Bedford, Mass., there's a new campaign you might want to check out. It's called "Love Letter for New Bedford," and it's designed to tell the stories of local artists in...more

BRIDGE unveils a new vision of equity, inclusion and justice for the Berkshires
Foundation: Barr Foundation, Berkshire Taconic Community Foundation

... this opportunity for dialogue—between those helping to fund Berkshire Taconic Community Foundation's ABC initiative and those testing new...more

Haverhill, Methuen and Lawrence Eligible to Apply for State Public Art and Culture Grants | WHAV
Foundation: Barr Foundation

Launched in 2019, MassDevelopment's TDI Creative Catalyst Grant is made possible by the Barr Foundation, which has awarded $4.4 million since...more

The Impact of the Community Foundation Of Western Massachusetts
Foundation: Barr Foundation, Community Foundation of Western Massachusetts

The Community Foundation of Western Massachusetts is one of hundreds of community foundations in the United States that help those in need. It brings together organizations, people, and institutions...more

UEP receives $325,000 from Barr Foundation for racial equity program - The Tufts Daily
Foundation: Barr Foundation

Beginning in fall 2022, the REPP program will educate and prepare five ... and civic and business leaders to elevate the arts and...more

Deeside business wins top Amazon rural award with community hub

Enbarr Foundation CIC was named Best Rural Diversification Project and Best Rural Social Enterprise, Charity or Community Project at the Wales...more

New Bedford creative sector selected for Barr Foundation investment
Foundation: Barr Foundation

The funding will support a program that is part of a national “Creating Connection” initiative directed by Minneapolis-based Arts Midwest. The effort will...more

Mohawk Trail receives $450K from Barr Foundation - The Recorder
Foundation: Barr Foundation

BUCKLAND – The Mohawk Trail Regional School was awarded $450,000 in funding ... innovative school models in order to transform K-12 public education...more

Berkshire Hills Regional School District receives $300,000 Barr Foundation grant - The ...
Foundation: Barr Foundation, Berkshire Taconic Community Foundation

With nearly $2 billion in assets, it funds projects all over New England in the areas of Arts and Creativity, Climate, and...more



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