A History of Helping

A History of Helping

A look at three businesses that received early—and pivotal— Initiative Foundation loans and how they’ve grown. Read More

Front & Center: Child Care

Emerging community partnerships are taking shape to creatively influence Central Minnesota’s child care crisis. Read More

Main Street Mainstays

Rural grocery stores support Central Minnesota’s food needs. They also foster community. Read More

A Place to Call Home

Communities at a crossroads: How can we create affordable housing solutions to help hometowns grow and prosper? Read More

Regional Highlights

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

Guidance for Giving

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