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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 support groups led by and for...

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...

Enough
07/07/2016

Headwaters Foundation for Justice mourns the death of Philando Castile, who was shot and killed during a traffic stop by a St. Anthony police officer. And we cry, “enough.”

We stand against the increasing criminalization and police...

Response to Orlando
06/15/2016

Headwaters Foundation’s board of directors and staff mourn the loss of 49 lives and 53 injured at the PULSE nightclub in Orlando, Florida. This terrible tragedy is a reminder of the resilience of LGBTQ people and the importance of visibility and...

The Giving Project Grants
06/15/2016

Headwaters Foundation is proud to announce $50,000 in grants made through the second Giving Project cohort to five grantees who are organizing their communities to advance equity and justice:

Asian American Organizing Project

Centro...

In the Community
04/22/2016

Headwaters longtime grantee partner, CTUL—Centro de Trabajadores Unidos en Lucha (The Center of Workers United in Struggle)— is hiring! If you are passionate about building a movement for workers' rights and have the chops to raise money for the...

Announcing Community Innovation Grant Recipients
04/19/2016

Headwaters Foundation for Justice is proud to announce the following Community Innovation Grant recipients. In partnership with the Bush Foundation, we are thrilled to award a total of $126,124 to 13 organizations who are pursuing equity and...

In the Community
03/21/2016
  • Join Headwaters grantee partner CTUL on March 19 for their annual celebration of worker justice, ally solidarity -- and pancakes! This family-friendly event will feature all-you-can-eat breakfast treats, a...
Community Conversation Statewide Tour - Next Up: Greater MN
03/21/2016

As part of Headwaters’ Statewide Tour, we’ve now held Community Conversations throughout the Twin Cities and in the Greater Mankato Area. In April and May, we’ll visit with past, current, and potential grantees and partners in Grand Rapids, White...

Mankato Area Community Conversation
01/26/2016

Headwaters Foundation is excited to invite Mankato-area past, current and potential grantee partners to a Community Conversation on February 26 from 11am – 3pm hosted at the ...

2016 Community Conversation Statewide Tour – Next stop: February 2 in Minneapolis
01/19/2016

Headwaters Foundation is excited to invite past, current and potential grantee partners to a Community Conversation on Tuesday, February 2, 2016 from 11:00am–3:00pm. Space is limited,...

Now Accepting Applications – Community Innovation & Giving Project Grants
01/19/2016

Headwaters Foundation is now accepting applications for Community Innovation and Giving Project Grants.

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