Amplify the power of community to advance equity and justice

Advance equity. Demand inclusion.

Transform Power. Trust in community.

Community-Led Grantmaking

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

Organizations 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. 

Our Stories

Headwaters has a brilliant network of donors, volunteers, grantee partners, staff, and board who lead us closer to collective liberation every day. Read our stories and tell us yours.

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Latest News

The latest news and upcoming events.

Our Impact

"The Giving Project helped me develop the tools and confidence I needed to mobilize money to where it was needed the most."


Raised by Giving Projects and invested in movement organizations across Minnesota since 2015.


Total grants awarded to organizations in Minnesota in 2018.