Barr Foundation

Meeting of the Minds Sponsor

The Barr Foundation’s mission is to invest in human, natural, and cultural potential, serving as thoughtful stewards and catalysts.

Based in Boston, Barr focuses regionally, and selectively engages nationally, working in partnership with nonprofits, foundations, the public sector, and civic and business leaders to elevate the arts, advance solutions for climate change, and connect all students to success in high school and beyond. With assets of $1.6 billion, Barr is among the largest private foundations in New England and has contributed more than $710 million to charitable causes since 1999. For more information, visit or follow @BarrFdn.