Initiative Foundation Awards $1.5 Million-plus During First Quarter

LITTLE FALLS, MN—The Initiative Foundation delivered 130 grants during the first quarter of 2023 totaling more than $1.5 million. More than $963,000 went to businesses… Read More

16 Graduate from Enterprise Academy

LITTLE FALLS, MN—The Initiative Foundation is celebrating the graduation of 16 new entrepreneurs dedicated to building their homegrown business ideas in the Greater St. Cloud… Read More

Two Appointed to Oversee Foundation

LITTLE FALLS, MN—The Initiative Foundation Board of Trustees has appointed Lynn Bushinger and Don Hickman to co-lead the organization following President Matt Varilek’s appointment by… Read More

You’re Invited: Emerging Entrepreneur Event

ST. CLOUD, MN—The Initiative Foundation invites the public to the 2023 Emerging Entrepreneur Showcase & Awards from 5:30 to 8 p.m. on Tuesday, June 20,… Read More

Varilek Tapped to Lead Minnesota DEED

LITTLE FALLS, MN—Kim Ellingson, chair of the Initiative Foundation Board of Trustees, praised the appointment today of President Matt Varilek as commissioner for the Minnesota… Read More

Tabatt Takes New Role at Foundation

LITTLE FALLS, MN–The Initiative Foundation is pleased to announce Zach Tabatt as its new community philanthropy manager to support and grow hosted Partner Funds. In his… Read More