Granting With Gratitude

Granting With Gratitude

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

Changing for the Better

A special grant round is helping regional nonprofits use lessons learned from the pandemic to transform the ways they deliver services. Read More

2021 Impact Report

Read the Initiative Foundation’s 2021 annual report. 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

Revitalizing Main Street

Special funding helps 6 Central Minnesota communities revive downtown corridors. Read More

Rallying Around Randall

When disasters strike, long-term support is key to community recovery. 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

Casting Creations

Part foundry and part fabrication shop, Howard Lake business produces custom art sculptures. Read More