Smiles All Around

7 Fine Fellows

The expanded Initiators Fellowship supports emerging social entrepreneurs in Greater Minnesota. Meet our new cohort of regional difference-makers. Read More

Partners in Innovation

Together, the McKnight Foundation and Minnesota's Initiative Foundations have transformed hardship into opportunity. Read More

Smiles All Around

A scholarship program from Delta Dental of Minnesota Foundation aims to diversify the dental profession in Central Minnesota. Read More

Succession Successes

How three Central Minnesota businesses have survived and even thrived after their owners have decided to move on. Read More

Regional Highlights

Get the latest highlights from the 14-county area. Read More

A New Act

An historic opera house renovation will bring new economic opportunities to Staples. Read More

Out of the Margins

How once-overlooked workers are part of the solution to the region’s workforce shortage. Read More

Smart Planning for Smart Giving

New federal rules about retirement assets could change your philanthropic plans. Here’s what to consider in 2020. Read More


Visit Victual, a Crosby ice cream shop, with the Initiative Foundation. Read More