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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

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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.

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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...

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, celebrate their work, and build...

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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One week left...
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 ticket sales end one week from...

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