Amplify the power of community to advance equity and justice

Advance Equity. Demand Inclusion. Transform Power. Trust in Community.

Community-Led Grantmaking Across Minnesota

Headwaters centers and supports community leadership in everything we do. We work closely with people who want to become volunteer social justice fundraisers, donors, and grantmakers. 

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Grant Opportunities for Organizations

Minnesota-based organizations that are led by and for people who are most affected by injustice hold the relationships that are transforming society. Learn about our grant opportunities, how to apply, and when to apply. 

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Our Impact

“This was the first time I’ve ever donated a big chunk of money. I don’t look at money with a scarcity mindset anymore. Let me give because money can truly heal. Money can be used as medicine.”

$3.8 Million

Granted by Headwaters during Fiscal Year 2021.


Number of grants awarded to organizations across Minnesota during Fiscal Year 2021.