The Initiative Foundation works daily to strengthen the economy and communities of Central Minnesota. Choose an option: Let’s work together to bring greater opportunity and prosperity to all.
Nonprofit Staff and Board: Janet Cobb, fundraising trainer, will lead a three-day fundraising summit on Oct. 10, 11 and 12. Come for one day or all three!
By providing access to capital and support to borrowers, CDFIs like the Initiative Foundation help to create opportunities for economic growth and empowerment in disadvantaged areas.
Supported by your generosity, the Initiative Foundation since its founding in 1986 has invested multiple millions into Central Minnesota through grants, loans and programming.
Through nearly 11,000 grants delivered to schools, nonprofits and local units of government
Leveraged in outside investments through 1,168 loans totaling $66.1 million
People supported through training for nonprofits, community programs, etc.
LITTLE FALLS, MN—The Initiative Foundation delivered 120 grants during the second quarter of 2023 totaling more than $576,000. More than $273,000 went to support downtown… Read More
The Initiative Foundation is pleased to welcome four experienced staff members to our growing team. These new staff members will support several teams as the… Read More
LITTLE FALLS, MN—The Rural Voice series, developed by several Minnesota Initiative Foundations that serve Greater Minnesota along with the Otto Bremer Trust and Compeer Financial,… Read More