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Recent News from West Central Initiative

Foundations drill down into oral health
Foundation: Initiative Foundation, West Central Initiative

So they've created a grant program to reimburse dentists up to $100 for appointments for underinsured tots. They've also launched a public...more

Westbrook Foundation provides grant for Kate's Camp for Kids; CRT to hold free money ...
Foundation: West Central Initiative

... (MXCC) to become the new president/CEO of the West Central Initiative (WCI), a regional community foundation located in Fergus Falls,...more

Dean Steven Minkler to lead Middlesex Community College
Foundation: West Central Initiative

Wasescha, who announced her departure in April, will become the new president/CEO of the West Central Initiative, a regional community...more

WCI offering forgivable loans for child care providers
Foundation: West Central Initiative

Thanks to a $50,000 grant from the Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Employment (DEED), West Central Initiative (WCI) is...more

Middlesex Community College president leaving next month for position in Minnesota
Foundation: West Central Initiative

The president of Middlesex Community College, which has a campus in Meriden, is leaving to head a community foundation in...more

Fergus Falls group receives child care grant
Foundation: West Central Initiative

Rep. Bud Nornes, R-Fergus Falls, announces West Central Initiative of Fergus Falls is set to receive a $50,000 child care grant from the...more

Honors and officers (Jan. 7, 2017)
Foundation: Northwest Minnesota Foundation, West Central Initiative

West Central Initiative is a regional community foundation serving the nine west-central Minnesota counties of Becker, Clay, Douglas, Grant, Otter...more

LETTER: WCI is regional community foundation
Foundation: National Community Foundation, West Central Initiative

Nov. 12-18 is National Community Foundation Week. It's a great time to remind West Central Minnesota residents that West Central Initiative is...more

West Central Initiative receives $30000 for education grants
Foundation: Initiative Foundation, Knight Foundation, McKnight Foundation, West Central Initiative

This arose from observations by the McKnight Foundation, the Minnesota Initiative Foundations, and the Department of Education that the lack...more

West Central Initiative named a top Minnesota grantmaker by council
Foundation: West Central Initiative

WCI is a regional community foundation serving the counties of Becker, Clay, Douglas, Grant, Otter Tail, Pope, Stevens, Traverse and...more

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