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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Guidance for Giving

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

Where Science Soars

Grants help two local teachers bringing NASA-inspired innovation into their classrooms. Read More

‘I Wanted To Do Something In His Name’

A Brainerd family honors their son. Read More

Partners in a Pandemic

Community-based funds bolster their hometowns during COVID-19. Read More

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