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Solidarity, resources, and calls to action from Headwaters Staff
05/29/2020

Dear Community,

George Floyd should be alive today. He mattered, his life mattered. Period.

We are heartsick, rageful, and overwhelmed. Our communities are in deep pain, and our cities are burning.

So what now? While we don’t...

Announcing the 2nd Wave of Communities First Fund Grant Recipients
04/30/2020

May 1st, 2020

Good afternoon Community,

I hope you’re finding new ways to stay...

Announcing the 1st Wave of Communities First Fund Grantees
04/16/2020

April 17th, 2020

Good afternoon...

The Time to Lean in is Now. Give to the Communities First Fund.
03/18/2020

March 18th, 2020

Community,

We’re here and we’re with you. This is the way we’ve always gotten through, and is how we’ll keep getting through the next days, weeks, and months.

Extended Community Innovation Grant Deadline
03/13/2020

March 13th 2020
We’re extending HFJ’s Community Innovation Grant application deadline. We’ll now be accepting ...

Headwaters Plan around and Response to Coronavirus and COVID-19
03/13/2020

Friday, March 13th, 2020
Hello Community,

Headwaters Welcomes Three New Staff Members
01/15/2020

Headwaters Welcomes Three New Staff
January 15th, 2020 – Minneapolis

Mary Delorié, Kristin Gilbert, and Crystal Wabnum recently joined the Headwaters staff. They bring key skillsets,...

Headwaters Announces Community Innovation Grant Recipients
01/07/2020

January 7th, 2020 - Minneapolis
Headwaters Foundation for Justice awarded $130,000 to 13 organizations through its Community Innovation Grant program. The one-year, project-based grants ranged from $500 to $10,000. Support...

Meet the Latest HFJ Community Innovation Grant Recipients
08/26/2019

Meet the Latest HFJ Community Innovation Grant Program Recipients

We awarded $130,000 to 13 organizations through our Community Innovation Grant program. The one-year, project-based grants rare made possible by an ongoing...

Headwaters Announces New Executive Director
06/27/2019

June 27th, 2019 – Minneapolis

Maria De La Cruz has accepted the executive director position at Headwaters Foundation for Justice. Board Co-Chair Erica Mauter led a search committee through the entire hiring process. They are...

Announcing the Latest New Majority Fund Grant Recipients
06/24/2019

Headwaters Foundation for Justice (HFJ) awarded $251,000 to 12 organizations through our New Majority Fund. The two-year, general operating grants were made possible by a 21-member Giving Project cohort.

Members of the Cohort...

Meet the Latest Community Innovation Grant Program Recipients
04/22/2019

Headwaters Foundation for Justice (HFJ) awarded $137,500 to 14 organizations through our Community Innovation Grant program. The one-year, project-based grants were made possible by an ongoing partnership with Saint Paul-based Bush Foundation.

Headwaters Announces Executive Leadership Change
01/15/2019

Tuesday, January 15, 2019 - Headwaters Foundation for Justice announced that David Nicholson has made the decision to move out of his role as executive director—a role he has held for the last six years. The Foundation will continue to advance...

Headwaters Introduces Community Innovation Grant Recipients
12/18/2018

Headwaters Introduces Community Innovation Grant Recipients

An ongoing partnership with the Bush Foundation supports creative problem solving

Headwaters Foundation for Justice...

Give to the Max Day 2018
11/02/2018

Headwaters Foundation is turning 35 in 2019 and we've radically changed philanthropy’s landscape, by creating a new ...

Meet the Latest Community Innovation Grant Program Recipients
08/21/2018

Exciting news! We awarded $120,000 to 12 organizations through our Community Innovation Grant program. The one-year, project-based grants ranged from $500 to $10,000 and are made possible by an ongoing partnership with the Bush Foundation.

...
Meet the Democracy in Action Fund Grantmakers
06/26/2018

June 26, 2018

A Giving Project cohort of 23 cross-class,...

In the Community
01/29/2018

Actualizing Equity: A Community Gathering

January 18, 2018: 3-6pm: Cowels Auditorium, Minneapolis, MN

Join an invigorating...

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