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.

Spring 2023

A History of Helping

Lending initiatives help entrepreneurs launch, expand, provide stability in communities they help anchor.

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A History of Helping

A look at three businesses that received early—and pivotal— Initiative Foundation loans and how they’ve grown. Read More

Front & Center: Child Care

Emerging community partnerships are taking shape to creatively influence Central Minnesota’s child care crisis. Read More

Main Street Mainstays

Rural grocery stores support Central Minnesota’s food needs. They also foster community. Read More

A Place to Call Home

Communities at a crossroads: How can we create affordable housing solutions to help hometowns grow and prosper? Read More

Regional Highlights

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

Partners on a Journey

Enterprise Academy graduates use connections, knowledge to advance Central Minnesota businesses. Read More

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