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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

GLCF to host annual Celebrate Giving event - Lowell Sun
Foundation: Barr Foundation, Doris Duke Charitable Foundation, Greater Lowell Community Foundation, Ford Foundation

LOWELL — The Greater Lowell Community Foundation will host its annual Celebrate Giving event with keynote speaker San San Wong, director of...more

Minority environmentalists get boost
Foundation: Barr Foundation, Hewlett Foundation

HALELUYA HADERO | Associated Press. Efforts to increase how much philanthropic funding goes to minority-led environmental organizations...more

Enbarr: Deeside social enterprise up for prestigious national award

Enbarr Foundation CIC, based in Queensferry, has been shortlisted in the Best Rural Diversification Project and Best Rural Social Enterprise,...more



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Recycled Water Bottle Roof for Disaster Housing


Stemming from a Kickstarter campaign, a recycled water bottle roof would provide shelter for disaster victims in light of the recent devastation caused by Typhoon Haiyan in the Philippines.




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