Archive

Voerding Named Next Initiative Foundation President

The Initiative Foundation Board of Trustees is pleased to announce that Brian Voerding has been named president of the Little Falls-based organization and will lead… Read More

Nine Selected for 2024-2025 Initiators Fellowship Cohort

LITTLE FALLS, MN—From a farmer bringing native African greens to the marketplace to an entrepreneur creating custom headwear to conceal monitoring wires while building epilepsy… Read More

Foundation Awards $1 Million-plus in 3rd-Quarter Grants

The Initiative Foundation and its hosted Partner Funds delivered 129 grants during the third quarter of 2023 totaling more than $1 million. The third-quarter effort… Read More

Rural Voice Town Hall Coming to Little Falls

LITTLE FALLS, MN—The Rural Voice series, developed by several Minnesota Initiative Foundations that serve Greater Minnesota along with the Otto Bremer Trust and Compeer Financial,… Read More

Revitalization Grants OK’d in Five Communities

Nine projects with investments of nearly $1.1 million to receive Minnesota Main Street Revitalization financial support LITTLE FALLS, MN—Nine hometown projects that will bring nearly… Read More

CFO Role Transitions at the Initiative Foundation

LITTLE FALLS, MN—Initiative Foundation President Matt Varilek announced today that Michele Miller will succeed Lynn Bushinger as chief financial officer. Bushinger plans to retire in… Read More