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.

Search Articles

  • Reset

Ultimate Stress Test

How Central Minnesota is facing the century’s biggest health crisis. Read More

A History of Helping

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

Granting With Gratitude

Nearly $26 million in grants help small business, nonprofits survive more than two years of uncertainty. Read More

Regional Highlights

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

Help With Housing

Grants help Leech Lake Band fight homelessness, create pathways to housing stability. Read More

Going Green & Clean

St. Cloud area showcases electric vehicles, clean energy possibilities. Read More

Advertise in IQ Magazine

Advertise in IQ Magazine to reach a regional marketplace and enhance your brand reputation as a community-focused organization.

Contact Us

Contact our IQ Magazine staff for questions about IQ Magazine or to advertise.