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

Partners on a Journey

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

Homegrown Goodness

Search begins for 2024-2025 class of Initiators Fellowship social entrepreneurs. Read More

Better Greens

With the right mix of science, creativity and caring, Montrose-based Better Greens, LLC, is meeting a culinary demand in our diverse region. Read More

A Major Initiative

Meet the 2022-23 Initiators Fellows—seven emerging social entrepreneurs with big ideas for improving their communities. Read More

Aid for Entrepreneurs

Wrap-around supports make path to success less taxing for small business owners. Read More

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