The Saint Paul-based Northwest Area Foundation awarded a one-year $500,000 grant to the Headwaters Foundation for Justice to support the regional development and expansion of the African American Leadership Forum.
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MINNEAPOLIS, MN- March 7, 2013: The Headwaters Foundation for Justice announces its 15th annual Allies for Justice Awards, this year honoring work that promotes environmental justice and sustainable development. Each of this year's honorees is making significant contributions to tipping the scales into balance in these arenas.
The Convergence Partnership, a collaboration of eight of the nation's leading funders and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, has awarded $190,000 to the Headwaters Foundation for Justice to support its work building healthier, more equitable communities.
The Headwaters Foundation for Justice announced today new partnerships with two Native American philanthropies, the national Honor the Earth Campaign and the Two Feathers Endowment, an affiliate of Minnesota Philanthropy Partners. Serving as an intermediary, Headwaters will further the goals of these respective partners in different ways.
Last month, Minnesotans went to the polls in record numbers, renewing our commitment to a government by and for the people. Voter turnout was 76 percent, the highest in the nation. With all Minnesota’s votes counted, we can see some encouraging trends that are moving us to a more just Minnesota. Program Director David Nicholson reflects on last month's election results.
Elly and Kate are founding Headwaters donors whose investment and faith in Headwaters helped launch a bold, new form of philanthropy in Minnesota. They continue a long family tradition of giving back to the community and the world, particularly helping to strengthen the local community by supporting emerging, cutting edge issues.