Month: August 2021

What a Tree Taught Me: Tributaries August 2021

August 24, 2021

The tree in my front yard has started to lose its leaves. I learned recently that trees do that to survive drought conditions. A tree drops its leaves to conserve the water it has in its trunk. Its roots reach out as far as possible to take in what little moisture is in the soil.…

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Announcing the 2021 Giving Project Grant Recipients and Giving Project Program Cohort Participants

August 2, 2021

The ongoing pandemic might have limited the 2021 Giving Project Program cohort from meeting in person, but it did not prevent them from setting fundraising and grantmaking records at Headwaters. The group of 16 volunteers made it possible for us to invest in 20 BIPOC-led organizations leading Minnesota to collective liberation. Each organization received a $15,000 general operating grant to support their work to build power and fight for justice.  The…

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