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Foundation Awards Nearly $635,000 During First Quarter

Initiative Foundation Partner Funds awarded 73 grants totaling more than $458,000. Among other efforts, these grants supported scholarships for graduating seniors, a special education resource… Read More

Tabatt Elevated to Vice President for Economic Opportunity

The Initiative Foundation, a regional foundation with a focus on economic and community development in the 14 counties of Central Minnesota, announced today that Zach… Read More

Grants Awarded to Alleviate Loneliness, Social Isolation

The Initiative Foundation is pleased to announce the award of 25 grants across Central Minnesota for projects, programs, and community-building ideas that bridge differences and… Read More

Newbanks Named Vice President for Philanthropy

The Initiative Foundation is pleased to announce that Carl Newbanks has been named vice president for philanthropy. Newbanks previously served as the Foundation’s director of… Read More

Swanson Joins Foundation’s Business Lending Team

The Initiative Foundation has announced that Tim Swanson will serve as business finance manager with the organization’s business lending… Read More

Foundation to Deliver $750,000 Thanks to Otto Bremer Trust

Through a partnership with the Otto Bremer Trust (OBT) and its Community Responsive Fund, the Initiative Foundation will award $750,000 in grants to organizations that… Read More