Announcing the 2023 Wellspring Fund Grantees

February 27, 2024

Resourcing organizations with deep roots and long horizons  Headwaters is proud to celebrate this year’s Wellspring Fund grantees and grantmakers. The Wellspring Fund supports multi-year projects and campaigns within BIPOC-led…

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Land, Healing, and Renewal: A Note from Mary Delorié 

January 18, 2024

Dear community,  In the wake of multiple days of below-zero temperatures, when we’ve all been cooped up inside to stay warm, I’ve been spending nights curled up with my books…

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Our 2023 Annual Report is here

December 18, 2023

We’re excited to share our story of impact in Headwaters’ 2023 Annual Report – out today!  This past year, great challenges called for bold and dedicated action. And in many cases–both here at…

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$100,000 in solidarity with Palestine

December 6, 2023

Dear Community,   I am writing today to announce that Headwaters will be making four rapid response grants of $25,000 for a total of $100,000 to support organizations in Minnesota leading…

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Catching up with the Giving Project

November 8, 2023

Dear Headwaters Community,  I’m writing to re-introduce myself and to share some updates on the Giving Project here at Headwaters. My name is Sierra Judy. I joined HFJ in 2021…

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Announcing the winners of Bush Prize: Minnesota

October 17, 2023

Headwaters is proud to announce the 2023 winners of Bush Prize: Minnesota. The Bush Prize is an annual award that celebrates organizations that have cultures of innovation and histories of…

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Democratizing Decisions: Update from Interim Executive Director Bilal Alkatout

September 6, 2023

Dear Community, I am excited to share an update with you about the work that has been happening on our team. Since last fall, Headwaters staff have been working to…

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Introducing Grantee Stories

June 14, 2023

Today we are excited to launch Headwaters’ newest storytelling project: Grantee Stories.  Headwaters’ grantee community is made up of powerful organizers working across the state to build power in communities using…

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Announcing the Wellspring Fund

June 5, 2023

The Wellspring Fund is Headwaters’ newest grantmaking fund, and it officially opens today!  For years, we’ve had the goal of offering longer grant terms and larger grant sizes. The message…

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What you need to know about Bush Prize: Minnesota

March 27, 2023

By now we hope you’ve heard the exciting news that Headwaters is partnering with the Bush Foundation to select 2023’s Bush Prize: Minnesota winners.  We will start accepting applications from…

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