March Newsletter Headlines

•Allies for Justice Thursday, May 16 •Act for Marriage Equality •Social Change Fund Site Visits •Donor Briefing - April 25 •Community Voices: MN Coalition for the Homeless •Give Out Day - May 9 •Allies for Justice early bird prices!

Headwaters Executive Director Trista Harris Interviewed on MPR

Trista Harris is interviewed on MPR's "The Daily Circuit", discussing Steven Rothschild's book "The Non Nonprofit" with the author and with Sarah Caruso of the United Way.

Headwaters Foundation Announces 2013 Allies for Justice Honorees

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.

Headwaters Foundation for Justice Awarded National Innovation Fund Grant

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.

Headwaters Foundation for Justice Expands Native Funding Partnerships

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.

Social Change Fund Application Deadline - Feb 1

Headwaters is calling for applications for Social Change Fund grants. Deadline: February 1, 2013. Information and application materials are available at

Information on year-end stock gifts

Follow the link below for stock gift form and account information for making gifts of stock,

December 2012 Newsletter

• With gratitude... • Grantee Profile: Migizi Communications • Election Reflections • Fund of the Sacred Circle Grants • Honor the Earth Partnership • Keep it moving forward!

Election Reflections

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.

Announcing 2013 Fund of the Sacred Circle Grant Recipients

The Headwaters Foundation for Justice is pleased to announce $40,000 in grant awards to four Minnesota- and Wisconsin- based nonprofits through the Fund of the Sacred Circle.
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