IQ Magazine

IQ Magazine: Our Readers Are Leaders

Published twice annually by the Initiative Foundation, IQ Magazine is an award-winning publication that features in-depth stories about the economy, communities and generosity in Central Minnesota. The magazine focuses on regional trends, community issues and local solutions and serves as a source of insight and intelligence for busy leaders. By raising up your voice, we inspire knowledge that inspires action.

Fall 2023

Building Back Better

One year in: Special grants help nonprofits transform post-pandemic services.

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Elevating Entrepreneurs

Meet the winners of the Initiative Foundation’s inaugural Emerging Entrepreneur Showcase & Awards event. Read More

Disconnected

Loneliness and social isolation are taking a toll on society. What can we do to reverse course? Read More

Building Back Better

One year into a special grant round, local nonprofits are transforming their post-pandemic services. Read More

Turning the Page

Challenged by shrinking local newsrooms and changing readership, rural communities look for new ways to tell their stories. Read More

2022 Impact Report

Read the Initiative Foundation’s 2022 impact report. Read More

Regional Highlights

Get the latest highlights from Central Minnesota’s 14 counties and two sovereign Native nations. Read More

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