Community Stories

Change doesn’t happen because some organization outside the community said it should. It happens when neighbors come together to build a better community.

Exploring trust-based philanthropy

Since our founding, Headwaters has been committed to being a trust-based funder and reimagining power dynamics in philanthropy. The concept...

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Join our visionary, strategic board of directors

Headwaters Foundation is currently seeking western Montanans interested in joining the volunteer Board of Directors. Being a part of the...

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We Joined GlassPockets!

As part of our commitment to funder transparency, we are happy to have joined GlassPockets. Check out Brenda’s interview with...

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Stories from Mineral County Zero to Five Collaborative

Mineral County Zero to Five Collaborative, or Family Connection Collaborative (FCC) as it is named, is supporting families and parents...

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Childcare: A critical need

According to the research by the National Association of the Education of Young Children, America is likely to lose 50 percent or more of its quality early childhood providers due to COVID-19. Montana cannot afford this loss. We need immediate support to stabilize those providers we have left. And, we need to rebuild our childcare system back better. This will take a dedicated and coordinated effort.

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Press Release: Headwaters Foundation Pledges COVID-19 Relief Funds

Headwaters Foundation has pledged nearly half a million dollars in additional investments in 2020 to help fund organizations on the frontlines of the COVID-19 crisis.

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Along with 350 foundations across the nation, we pledge…

This week has been like no other. We are pivoting everyday to make sure we are working with communities as...

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A message about COVID-19

Dear friends, As a foundation working to create a Western Montana where everyone is healthy and thriving, Headwaters Foundation is...

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