2024 Emerging Entrepreneur Showcase & Awards

The Initiative Foundation invites the public to the 2024 Emerging Entrepreneur Showcase & Awards from 5:30 to 8 p.m. on Tuesday, June 25, at The… Read More

14 Graduate From Long Prairie Enterprise Academy Class

The Initiative Foundation is celebrating the graduation of 14 new entrepreneurs who are dedicated to building their homegrown business ideas in the Long Prairie area. Read More

Initiative Foundation Welcomes Two New Staff Members

The Initiative Foundation has announced that Krista Olson has joined the team as grants and compliance officer and Stephen Rider as a small business coordinator. Read More

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

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