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Our work lives in stories about our grantees, our communities and finding solutions to the issues that keep people in Western Montana from being healthy

Headwaters Staff Discuss Equitable Evaluation in Alliance Magazine

There is a perception that Trust-Based Philanthropy (TBP) is all about the mechanisms of funding – easier applications, general operating...

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NMCDC: Building a Strong Foundation for Community Health

Our neighborhoods – the places we live, work, and play – serve as the foundation for our overall health and...

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Don’t Forget, Medicaid Expansion is Also a Workforce Development Tool

Medicaid expansion’s benefits in Montana are well-documented – from increased revenue and jobs, better health, and a stronger behavioral health...

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Speaking Up for Your Health

by Cari Cuffney, Program Officer, Headwaters Foundation All Montanans deserve to have their voices heard in the decisions that shape...

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Barriers to Access (Part 2): Trying to Get Through

Briana (not her real name) has a story to share. A story she knows matters and that needs to be...

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Barriers to Access (Part 1)

Headwaters Foundation was established in 2017 with the goal of improving health equity in Western Montana. One of the ways...

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Trust-Based Philanthropy: A Love Letter (from a Former Fundraiser)

When I started at Headwaters Foundation last fall, I was coming from ten years as a fundraising professional, and Headwaters’...

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Stories from Butte-Silver Bow Zero to Five Collaborative

Montana has the second-highest percentage of children in foster care nationwide, with close to 4,000 children currently in foster care....

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Working to Solve the Child Care Gap in Boulder, Montana

Child care in Montana is a major challenge no matter where you live, with existing options meeting less than 50%...

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