Not only is the Barr Foundation supporting Boston's rich arts culture, it's safeguarding it for future generations. Instead of hand-picking a few youth arts programs here and there, the philanthropic bigwig announced a massive grant program that will benefit fifteen youth arts programs in the city of Boston. Consequently, the Boston Children's Chorus and the Boston Youth Symphony Orchestra are two of the fortunate organizations reaping the benefits this year.
The Germeshausen Foundation has an interesting approach to grantmaking and strong roots in Boston. These are the top things that Boston nonprofits should know about chasing a Germeshausen grant.Read More
It’s clear that the Klarman Family Foundation is stepping things up in Boston. KFF is playing in the big leagues with key philanthropic leaders like the Barr Foundation and has tuned into the cultural needs here.Read More
The Boston Foundation hired someone new to take over its arts funding program. The 36-year-old is Chicago through and through, but she now shifts her attention to Boston to take up her post as TBF’s new director.Read More
Six art schools will use a Barr grant to collaborate more closely with each other to host cross-institution workshops and exercises. This means trumpet majors can take jazz dance classes and painting majors can explore the world of architecture for the first time, giving students a broader perspective about the purpose and application of art in the modern world.Read More
The Boston Foundation announced the winners of the 2013 Brother Thomas Fellowships, which are $15,000 “no strings attached” awards to support artists during critical points in their careers. The one thing that ties them (and Brother Thomas) together is their relationship to Boston.Read More