A Major Initiative

A Major Initiative

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

Planting the Seeds

How Mille Lacs Corporate Ventures is building a community-centered, homegrown economy. Read More

A Little Goes a Long Way

Years later, Initiative Foundation seed grants are still paying big dividends. Read More

Regional Highlights

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

Aid for Entrepreneurs

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

The Confidence to Ask

Fundraising School gives nonprofit leaders the tools, confidence to ask for support. Read More

Making It OK

Businesses, organizations unite around campaign to reduce mental illness stigma. Read More

Where Science Soars

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

Cuyuna Brewing Company

Family finds its home on the Range at Crosby brewery. Read More