Media Kit

Branding & Assets

Whether you’re a member of the media, a partner gearing up to promote a shared event or training, or a grantee getting ready to promote your Initiative Foundation award, this is the place to find general information, our brand assets, and guidelines for their use.

We Make it Easy

Get our logos or download a grant promotion kit to meet your publicity needs. All we ask is that you follow a few simple guidelines.

Brand Guidelines

Our guidelines provide background for the Initiative Foundation’s brand identity and parameters to be mindful of when working with the core elements of the identity system.


Download a pack of our standard logos. Please follow our guidelines when using our logo in your designs. Contact us if you have questions or if you should need another logo format.

Grant Promotion Kit

This comprehensive pack contains the brand guidelines, standard logos, and the guidelines you’ll need to successfully promote your grant award to the public.

Media Contacts

The Initiative Foundation has broad expertise when it comes to lending, business startups, early-stage entrepreneurship, nonprofit development and more. Contact Bob McClintick, marketing and communications director, or Allison Norgren, marketing and communications specialist, to get connected to a Central Minnesota expert.

Bob McClintick

Bob McClintick

Marketing and Communications Director (320) 631-2008
Allison Norgren

Allison Norgren

Marketing & Communications Specialist (320) 631-2001

Initiative Foundation News

2024 Emerging Entrepreneur Showcase & Awards

The Initiative Foundation invites the public to the 2024 Emerging Entrepreneur Showcase & Awards from 5:30 to 8 p.m. on Tuesday, June 25, at The… Read More

14 Graduate From Long Prairie Enterprise Academy Class

The Initiative Foundation is celebrating the graduation of 14 new entrepreneurs who are dedicated to building their homegrown business ideas in the Long Prairie area. Read More

Initiative Foundation Welcomes Two New Staff Members

The Initiative Foundation has announced that Krista Olson has joined the team as grants and compliance officer and Stephen Rider as a small business coordinator. Read More

Foundation Awards Nearly $635,000 During First Quarter

Initiative Foundation Partner Funds awarded 73 grants totaling more than $458,000. Among other efforts, these grants supported scholarships for graduating seniors, a special education resource… Read More

Tabatt Elevated to Vice President for Economic Opportunity

The Initiative Foundation, a regional foundation with a focus on economic and community development in the 14 counties of Central Minnesota, announced today that Zach… Read More

Grants Awarded to Alleviate Loneliness, Social Isolation

The Initiative Foundation is pleased to announce the award of 25 grants across Central Minnesota for projects, programs, and community-building ideas that bridge differences and… Read More

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