Human and Civil Rights : Advocacy and Education

Headwaters Foundation for Social Justice

Addressing the root causes of injustice.

three stars

88.80

2801 21st Ave South Suite 132-B
Minneapolis, MN 55407
tel: (612) 879-0602   Web Site
EIN: 36-3359386

Board Leadership
Erica Mauter & Avi Viswanathan
Co-Chairs

CEO
Maria De La Cruz
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 88.80 three stars
  Financial 84.68 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 96.00 four stars
This rating was published 06/01/2020 and includes data from FY2019, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Headwaters Foundation for Justice is a catalyst for social, racial, economic and environmental justice. All Minnesotans deserve the chance to both contribute to and benefit from the state's environmental, economic, social and civic resources. We believe community organizing is the best way to make this vision a reality. Through grantmaking and organizational assistance, Headwaters supports grassroots groups addressing the root causes of injustice. Headwaters engages and partners with a committed community of donors and allies who work for justice.

Headwaters Foundation for Justice is a catalyst for social, racial, economic and environmental justice. All Minnesotans deserve the chance to both contribute to and benefit from the state's environmental, economic, social and civic resources. We believe community organizing is the best way to make this vision a reality. Through grantmaking and organizational assistance, Headwaters supports grassroots groups addressing the root causes of injustice. Headwaters engages and partners with a committed community of donors and allies who work for justice.

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Financial

three stars

84.68

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

96.00

This rating was published 06/01/2020 and includes data from FY2019, the most recent 990 received at that time.
Overall Rating Chart
  Program Expenses
(Percent of the charity's total expenses spent on the programs
and services it delivers)
66.4%
  Administrative Expenses 21.9%
  Fundraising Expenses 11.5%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.10
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.28
  Program Expenses Growth 11.7%
  Liabilities to Assets 4.9%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Headwaters Foundation for Social Justice on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Headwaters Foundation for Social Justice on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $2,488,718
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $101,597
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $2,590,315
   Program Service Revenue $340,000
Total Primary Revenue $2,930,315
   Other Revenue $281,959
TOTAL REVENUE $3,212,274
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,995,028
   Administrative Expenses $777,405
   Fundraising Expenses $404,513
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $3,176,946
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $35,328
   
Net Assets $7,430,543

Charts

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$115,090 3.62% David Nicholson Executive Director

Mission

Headwaters Foundation for Justice is a catalyst for social, racial, economic and environmental justice. All Minnesotans deserve the chance to both contribute to and benefit from the state's environmental, economic, social and civic resources. We believe community organizing is the best way to make this vision a reality. Through grantmaking and organizational assistance, Headwaters supports grassroots groups addressing the root causes of injustice. Headwaters engages and partners with a committed community of donors and allies who work for justice.

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Charity Contact Info

Headwaters Foundation for Social Justice
2801 21st Ave South
Suite 132-B
Minneapolis, MN 55407
tel: (612) 879-0602
EIN: 36-3359386

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Board Leadership

Erica Mauter & Avi Viswanathan
Co-Chairs

CEO

Maria De La Cruz
Executive Director