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In the Community
01/29/2018

Actualizing Equity: A Community Gathering

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

Join an invigorating...

Democracy in Action Fund – Application Opens in January!
01/29/2018

In 2018, participants in Headwaters’ next Giving Project will raise funds for the Democracy in Action Fund. This grant will provide 1-year general operating support of $10,000 to organizations working at the intersection of organizing and...

2017 Grantee Convening Recap
07/26/2017

On June 29th, Headwaters hosted its 2017 Grantee Convening! Ninety-one people working to advance equity and justice gathered from all over the state to learn,...

Headwaters Foundation for Justice Announces New Majority Fund Grantees
06/30/2017

Interested in joining the next Giving Project? Details will be available in the fall of 2017, with a start date in early 2018

In the Community
06/15/2017

Happy Pride! Headwaters’ grantees, donors, partners and friends are celebrating pride with events, community gatherings, performances, organizing, parties, and acts of resistance...

In the Community
04/20/2017

Check out some of these upcoming events in the community. 

Additional Funding and Fellowship Opportunities
04/20/2017

The Hill-Snowdon Foundation, in partnership with the General Service Foundation, is launching the Defending the Dream Fund to provide expedited resources to grassroots...

Community Innovation Grants – Accepting Applications Starting June 7, 2017
04/20/2017

Headwaters Foundation will accept applications for Community Innovation Grants starting Wednesday, June 7. Applications are due no later than 5pm Wednesday, June 21, via our online web portal. Grants range from $500 to $10,000.

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04/06/2017

We hope you’ll join us at Headwaters’ Change Makers Gala on Wednesday, May 17, to celebrate leaders and communities that are building power and advancing equity and justice. Early bird...

Save the Date
01/27/2017

Our third annual Change Makers Gala will take place at...

Community Innovation Grants – Accepting Applications Starting January 18
01/27/2017

Headwaters Foundation will accept applications for Community Innovation Grants starting Wednesday January 18. Applications due no later than 5pm Thursday February 2 via our online ...

Now Accepting Applications - New Majority Fund
01/13/2017

Headwaters Foundation for Justice is now accepting applications to the New Majority Fund. Centering the self-determination and leadership of people of color, the Fund will...

Headwaters Foundation for Justice is Proud to Announce Fund of the Sacred Circle and Community Innovation Grantees
01/04/2017

Headwaters is thrilled to award a total of $180,000 to the following 18 organizations who are pursuing equity, justice, and innovation in their communities.

We’d also like to thank our incredible volunteer leaders and community members who...

In the Struggle Together
11/09/2016

Friends of Headwaters,

Today, we proclaim that we stand on the side of community, love and active resistance. We renounce racism, bigotry, misogyny, homophobia and fear of the other. We recognize the deep ideological divide in our nation...

In the Community – Retail Janitors’ Victory
10/20/2016

This week Twin Cities retail janitors organizing with Centro de Trabajadores Unidos en la Lucha (CTUL; Center of Workers United in Struggle) announced that after six years of organizing for better wages and working...

Announcing Community Innovation Grantees!
09/08/2016

Headwaters Foundation for Justice is proud to announce the following Community Innovation Grant grantees. We are thrilled to award a total of $136,500 to 14 organizations that are pursuing innovation, equity, and justice in their communities....

In the Community
08/17/2016

Voices for Racial Justice, August 20: Join BRIDGE Partners, Voices for Racial Justice, and families with incarcerated loved ones to build a bridge out of prison to the...

Grantee Spotlight: Phillips Indian Educators
08/17/2016

Phillips Indian Educators (PIE) is a group of Native educators, administrators and allies, who work in the Phillips neighborhood of Minneapolis. Their mission is to dramatically improve education for Indian students by insuring that all educators...

Staff Spotlight: Jacob Neis
08/17/2016

Name: Jacob Neis

Hometown: Eden Prairie, MN

Inhabitants at my residence:
In Eden Prairie: my mom Cathy, my dad Tim, my brothers Michael and Alex and our dog Oliver

In...

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