Headwaters Foundation for Justice announced grants awarded this month through the Fund of the Sacred Circle, a Native-led grantmaking program focused on social justice issues in Native-American communities.
The Larry Olds Popular Education Fund is a donor advised fund at Headwaters Foundation for Justice, which aims to advance and support quality and quantity of educational opportunities using methodology incorporated in popular education (education for raising the critical consciousness of participants).
The Headwaters Foundation for Justice is proud to announce the launch of its Social Justice Leadership Institute, a nine-month program open to individuals interested in becoming the next generation of leaders creating and supporting social change locally.
The Headwaters Foundation for Justice is proud to announce that it has joined with more than 60 Foundations from across the country in signing Philanthropy's Promise, a pledge to channel a majority of foundation grant money to communities with the greatest need and to advocacy efforts and projects that encourage citizens to get involved in their communities.
We dig in to these frustrating times and amazingly, find new hope for the future. Because each of us is a resource and a leader. We are the ones we have been waiting for. And together, we see what an incredible difference we can make.
Rather than trying to influence merely the symptoms of injustice, Headwaters awards grants to organizations that address issues at their core. By connecting groups on the front lines of change with funding and resources, Headwaters is helping grassroots organizations spread their roots deeper and wider.
Allies for Justice and some other really incredible events are the focus of this quarter's newsletter — including a Social Justice Scavenger Hunt and the start of a Social Justice Leadership Institute this fall.
“I’m moved by Headwaters’ ability to understand that big change doesn’t happen by throwing money at huge organizations that have all of the bells and whistles – they know that real change comes out of funding the organizing power of the people,” Espejel said.