Revitalization Grants OK’d in Five Communities

LITTLE FALLS, MN—Eleven hometown projects that will bring nearly $955,000 in main street improvements to Brainerd, Cold Spring, Little Falls, Long Prairie and Pine River… Read More

Minnesota-based CDFIs Hold First Convening

ST. CLOUD, Minn.–A majority of Minnesota’s 33 Community Development Financial Institutions (CDFIs) will send leaders and program staff to a kickoff convening of the first-ever… Read More

$675,000 Delivered to Small Businesses

LITTLE FALLS, MN—The Initiative Foundation announced today the award of $675,000 to 86 of Central Minnesota’s smallest businesses impacted by the pandemic. The special grant… Read More

$30,000 Delivered to Randall Residents

LITTLE FALLS, MN—Many Randall-area residents continue to face challenges as they work to recover from a June 23-24 storm that dropped more than a foot… Read More

Metzo to Lead Initiators Fellowship Program

LITTLE FALLS, MINN.–The Initiative Foundation announced today that Christine Metzo will succeed Chris Fastner as the Initiators Fellowship program manager. Metzo will lead the well-established… Read More

MPR’s Miller to Moderate St. Joseph Town Hall

Little Falls, MN—The Rural Voice series, moderated by Minnesota Public Radio’s Kerri Miller, will begin with a Sept. 20 town hall conversation at Krewe… Read More