Headwaters Fund

Our Purpose

  • To support the growth of industry clusters
  • To increase the number of sustainable jobs that pay at or above the median income
  • To enhance the quality of life for residents of Humboldt County through projects that promote healthy communities and protect and enhance the natural environment
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Grant and Loan Programs

We offer loans and grants in the five programs detailed below. All programs require matching funds ranging from 25% to 75% of the project budget. See specific program guidelines for details.

Projects that relate to a key strategy in the current Economic Development Plan will be given priority. This plan is available at North Coast Prosperity.
  1. Headwaters Fund Board

    The Headwaters Fund fund invests in projects through grants and loans to help the citizens of Humboldt County achieve increased economic opportunity, prosperity, and quality of life.

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  2. About Us

    Learn about the events leading up to the creation of the Headwaters Fund.

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  3. Headwaters Fund Governance

    Headwaters Fund Governance

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  4. Grant Programs

    The Headwaters Fund maintains four different grant programs through the Grant Fund, the Community Investment Fund and Mini-Grants.

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  5. Loan Programs

    There are two Headwaters Fund loan programs: the Community Investment Fund Loans and Revolving Loan Fund loans.

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