EIN 04-6579815

Barr Foundation

IRS 501(c) type
501(c)(3)
Num. employees
Unknown
City
Year formed
1988
Most recent tax filings
2019-12
NTEE code, primary
Description
The Barr Foundation is a private foundation committed to enhancing the quality of life for all of Boston's residents. While our primary areas of emphasis are education and the environment, we also provide support to arts and cultural activities.

Form 990s for Barr Foundation

Fiscal year endingDate received by IRSFormPDF link
2019-122021-02-17990PFView PDF
2018-122019-12-23990PFView PDF
2017-122019-02-04990PFView PDF
2016-122017-11-22990PFView PDF
2015-122016-11-23990PFView PDF
...and 5 more Form 990s

Who funds Barr Foundation

Grants from foundations and other nonprofits
GrantmakerDescriptionAmount
Essex County Community Foundation (ECCF)General Support$13,978

Financials for Barr Foundation

RevenuesFYE 12/2017
Total grants, contributions, etc.$5,000,000
Investment income and dividends$18,478,101
Net rental income$0
Net gain from sale of non-inventory assets$138,124,624
Gross sales of inventory$0
Miscellaneous revenues$-10,855,501
Total revenues$150,747,224

Personnel at Barr Foundation

NameTitle
Lynn HarwellVice President for Administration
Roger NozakiVice President for Strategy and Programs
James E. CanalesPresident
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...and 15 more key personnel

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Nonprofit Types
Issues
Characteristics
Key performance indicators
Total revenues
$150,747,224
2017
Yearly growth
46.7%
% of revenues
n/a
Total expenses
$97,077,794
2017
Yearly growth
-2.4%
% of expenses
n/a
Total assets
$1,309,576,965
2018
Yearly growth
6.5%
% of assets
n/a
Num. employees
n/a
General information
Address
Two Atlantic Ave
Boston, MA 02110
Metro area
Boston-Cambridge-Newton, MA-NH
Website URL
barrfoundation.org 
Phone
(617) 854-3500
IRS details
EIN
04-6579815
Fiscal year end
December
Taxreturn type
Form 990-PF
Year formed
1988
Eligible to receive tax-deductible contributions (Pub 78)
Yes
Categorization
NTEE code, primary
T20: Private Foundations
NAICS code, primary
813211: Grantmaking Foundations
Parent/child status
Independent