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Headwaters Foundation for Justice announces the Community Innovation Grants in partnership with the Bush Foundation. This represents a new, unique grant fund for Headwaters, and is in addition to the existing Social Change Fund and Fund of the Sacred Circle.
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Headwaters Foundation for Justice is proud to announce its Social Change Fund grantees for 2014. Organizations received $10,000 in general operating support. The community-led grantmaking process included 20 volunteers who collectively contributed over 1,000 hours.
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Headwaters Foundation for Justice will launch the second round of Community Innovation Grants in partnership with the Bush Foundation on Monday, June 2. Community Innovation Grants support communities to use problem-solving processes that lead to more effective, equitable and sustainable solutions. We think of this as civic research and development, allowing communities to develop and test new solutions to community challenges. Read more about the Community Innovation Grant on our website. The Community Innovation Grants range from $500-$10,000. This grant cycle will open on Monday, June 2 and close on Monday, June 16. The Community Innovation Grant application will be posted on Friday, May 30, you can view it here.
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