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Headwaters Foundation's Trista Harris Honored for Leadership

Trista Harris, Executive Director of the Headwaters Foundation, received the 2013 Hubert H. Humphrey Public Leadership Alumni Award for Social Justice and Inclusion.

Headwaters Foundation Announces 2013 Social Change Fund Grants

The Headwaters Foundation for Justice is proud to announce its Social Change Fund grantees for 2013. The Foundation is distributing $180,000 to 19 Minnesota-based not-for-profit organizations in the areas of Economic Justice, Social Justice, Environmental Justice, and Racial Justice.

Headwaters Foundation Awarded $500,000 Grant from the Northwest Area Foundation

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.

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 http://www.headwatersfoundation.org/grants.

Information on year-end stock gifts

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