Giving

Ways to Contribute

Ways to Contribute

Fundraising and volunteering are vital components of any independent school. We are so grateful to everyone who offers their time, talent, and treasure in support of the school each year. Headwaters School is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization and all contributions are tax-deductible to the extent allowable by law.

For more information, please contact the Advancement Office to speak to Alexamdra Penry, Senior Director for Advancement and Strategy, and Keelan Wackman, Director of Development, by email at advancement@headwaters.org, or by calling 512-623-5419

Headwaters School’s Tax ID # is 74-3020203.

On behalf of the Headwaters community, thank you for your support!


Friends of the FUNd

Become a Friend of the FUNd member to help tell stories, spread gratitude, and pass along fundraising information.

From yoga, axe throwing, to an online kombucha brewing class, the Friends of the FUNd (FOTF) held so many great events this past year! We are so grateful to all who hosted and sponsored events, became FOTF Members, and purchased a ticket to attend one of our events in support of the School. The first year of our Friends of the FUNd membership program was a success and we are planning for the next round of events in 2020-2021. Our summer socials will be back before you know it, and yoga is confirmed. And during the year, we'll be at Chaparral Ice in November and the nail salon in February, to name a few. 
 
Our goal is to host a wide variety of exciting, small-group events fostering relationships and keeping the FUN in fundraising. We would love to have your ideas about what would entice you and your family to join the Friends of the FUNd this year.
 
Friends of the FUNd memberships can be purchased or renewed at this year's rate ONLY until June 30. When you become a Friend of the FUNd member, you receive a complimentary and transferable ticket to every FOTF event for a calendar year. Plus, members sometimes receive coupon codes and discounts to use to purchase a ticket for a family member or to pass along to friendsSupport Headwaters by becoming a member today at this link.

Upcoming Events

Throughout the year, we gather socially to have fun while we support Headwaters. 

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  • Friends of the FUNd: Yoga of Parenting | July 18, 2020

    Many of us are looking for ways to build resiliency, especially as the our current circumstances continue to mount. Let renowned yoga instructor Jenn Wooten help you hone the skills to be a connected and centered parent right now! 
    Friends of the Fund Event

    Headwaters' Friends of the FUNd continues to hold virtual parties and events to bring people together to explore shared interests 
    while also supporting the school and the Annual Fund. Join us from anywhere for our next virtual event on July 18 from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. to learn from Headwaters mama and veteran Yogi, Jenn Wooten, how we can navigate our own emotions during traumatic times, regulate our nervous system and find joy in parenting. 

    Friends of the FUNd: Yoga of Parenting
    When: Saturday, July 18, 2020
    Time: 10 a.m. - 12 p.m. CST
    Where: Virtual Event via Zoom
    Ticket Price: $20 per person Event is limited to 20 participants.

    Many of us are looking for ways to build resiliency, especially as the our current circumstances continue to mount. Let renowned yoga instructor Jenn Wooten help you hone the skills to be a connected and centered parent right now! 
    Friends of the Fund Event

    Headwaters' Friends of the FUNd continues to hold virtual parties and events to bring people together to explore shared interests 
    while also supporting the school and the Annual Fund. Join us from anywhere for our next virtual event on July 18 from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. to learn from Headwaters mama and veteran Yogi, Jenn Wooten, how we can navigate our own emotions during traumatic times, regulate our nervous system and find joy in parenting. 

    Friends of the FUNd: Yoga of Parenting
    When: Saturday, July 18, 2020
    Time: 10 a.m. - 12 p.m. CST
    Where: Virtual Event via Zoom
    Ticket Price: $20 per person Event is limited to 20 participants. 
     

    Buy Tickets at this Link. 
  • Fall Fling | October 24, 2020

    Annual Dinner and Auction, previously known as the Spring Fling.

    When: Saturday, October 24, 2020 from 6-10 p.m.
    Where: Connally Ballroom, Etter-Harbin Alumni Center, 2110 San Jacinto Blvd, Austin, TX 78712

    Tickets to come!

Past Events

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  • Amplify Austin | March 4-6, 2020

    Our annual student-led Amplify AustinDay events, March 4-6, and help raise money for financial aid.
  • Friends of the FUNd: Mani-Pedi Evening | February 12, 2020

    Join the Friends of the Fund for an evening of wine and pampering at Lantana Nails & Spa. Give yourself some pre-Valentine’s love with a manicure or a pedicure while sipping champagne and visiting with friends old and new. And for those who want to keep the party going, join us next door at Carve for dinner at 7:30.
     
    Proceeds from this event support Headwaters School, helping us to cultivate identity formation, foster empathy, and embrace diversity to bring more peace to the world.
  • Friends of the FUNd Axe Throwing | January 25, 2020

    We’re serious. Gather with the Friends of the Fund for food, drinks and a little professional coaching as you learn to throw an axe. Possibly even with a beer in your hand.

    When: Saturday, January 25, 2020 from 5-7:30 p.m.
    Where: Hatchet Alley (443 Bastrop Hwy, Austin, 78741)
    Sign up here. 
     
    Proceeds from this event support Headwaters School, helping us to cultivate identity formation, foster empathy, and embrace diversity to bring more peace to the world.
  • Giving Tuesday | December 3, 2019

    Our 6th annual percentage proceeds event on the national day of giving back. If we have 100 people say our school's name when ordering between 11 a.m. and 9 p.m. that day we will receive 20% of the day's sales as a donation back to the school. No RSVP required, bring the whole family.

    As an extra special treat, the first class or grade to reach 100% participation in the Annual Fund will receive certificates for FREE ICE CREAM at the party! Make your Annual Fund donation here (https://app.donorview.com/GXgo).

    You can make a donation at anytime!
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  • Brunch at the Bird’s Nest | October 19, 2019

    Outdoor Team-Building Challenge for Families and Friends
    Enjoy a plein aire brunch for kids and adults at the Bird's Nest, Headwaters' nature preserve on Brodie Lane, across the street from our Creek Campus. On October 19, a group will explore the challenges of the low ropes course, guided by Creek Campus PE and Outdoor Leadership guide, Jennie Glass. 

    Appropriate for ages 6 and up.

Springs Campus

18 months to Pre-K
6305 Menchaca Rd.
Austin, TX 78745
Phone: 512-443-8843

Creek Campus

Elementary School
9607 Brodie Ln.
Austin, TX 78748
Phone: 512-804-2708
Fax: 512-628-4810

River Campus

Middle & High School
807 Rio Grande St.
Austin, TX 78701
Phone: 512-480-8142
Fax: 512-480-0278