Barr Foundation Awards $13.7 Million in Fourth-Quarter Grants

Barr Foundation Awards $13.7 Million in Fourth-Quarter Grants

The in Boston has announced fourth-quarter grants totaling $13.7 million.

In the fourth quarter, the foundation awarded four grants totaling nearly $925,000 through its program, including $725,000 to to build on the successful pilot of its , a program serving twenty-five emerging to mid-career changemakers from across New England who are driving physical and social transformation in their communities using an arts and culture-based approach. Through its program, the foundation awarded fourteen grants totaling $5.2 million, including $1 million to the in support of climate resilience research, convenings, and pilot projects at the university‚Äôs . And through its program, the foundation awarded fourteen grants totaling $5.9 million, including $750,000 to in support for , a program focused on getting gang-involved youth on the path to college, and $400,000 to the , which brings educators in the state together to collaborate on solutions to common challenges.

In addition, the foundation awarded four grants totaling $585,000 through its program, including $100,000 to (formerly Associated Grant Makers, Inc.) to help implement a new strategic plan aimed at fostering networked and collaborative philanthropy in the state. And it awarded a $35,000 grant to to produce a practical guide for foundations, conveners, and facilitators aimed at sustaining cross-sector leadership networks in support of community goals.

(Photo credit: National Arts Strategies)

"." Barr Foundation Press Release Press Release 12/11/2018.