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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A Gift of Gratitude

Blandin leader views $10,000 donation as part thank-you, part investment in the region. Read More

Guidance for Giving

Hosted funds create long-lasting giving options that benefit donors, local causes. Read More

Regional Highlights

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

Generosity in Full Bloom

The late Jim Kurpius honors his roots and his beloved hometown of Staples with gifts that keep giving. Read More

Giving With a Kick

Couple who helped zoo purchase zebra starts fund to benefit community. Read More

‘I Wanted To Do Something In His Name’

A Brainerd family honors their son. Read More

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