Where Passion Meets Purpose

Where Passion Meets Purpose

2024-2025 Initiators Fellows are leveraging lived experiences to drive meaningful social change. Read More

Leadership Through Listening

Meet incoming Initiative Foundation President Brian Voerding. Read More

Maximum Impact

CDFI lending bridges gaps so borrowers like the Rainbow Wellness Collective can serve and thrive. Read More

Regional Highlights

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

Patchwork of Pride

Central Minnesota Barn Quilt Trail draws visitors, creates community connections. Read More

Smartphone Sessions

Braham high schoolers teach digital tech to older residents—and get an education of their own. Read More

A Fund for Fallen Soliders

New Partner Fund supports annual tribute to recognize honor, duty, sacrifice. Read More

Adrienne Benjamin

Benjamin crafts career as Anishinaabe artist, equity advocate, cultural educator. Read More