Initiative Foundation



The mission of the Initiative Foundation is to empower people throughout Central Minnesota to build a thriving economy, vibrant communities and a lasting culture of generosity.

Recent News from Initiative Foundation


COMMENTARY: The future starts today for our communities, and it comes from all of us ...
Foundation: Initiative Foundation, Southwest Initiative Foundation

— Diana Anderson is the president and chief executive officer of Southwest Initiative Foundation, a nonprofit community foundation connecting...more

Acres for Good just one of many programs offered by Southern Minnesota Initiative ... - Agweek
Foundation: Initiative Foundation, Knight Foundation, Southwest Initiative Foundation, McKnight Foundation

The Southern Minnesota Initiative Foundation came to fruition during the ... "We do provide trainings, grants, and we distribute 25,000...more

Women in Philanthropy: Hong Kong Names Dedicated to Change
Foundation: Initiative Foundation

women in philanthropy charitable foundations hong kong ... The philanthropic activities of the GEG Foundation spread across Hong...more

DEED Announces Small Business Partnership Grant Awardees - Red Lake Nation News
Foundation: Initiative Foundation

Grants will partner with nonprofits and public entities to help ... Northland Foundation Small Business Development Center, Duluth,...more

Initiative Foundation helping providers with childcare licensing | News | hometownsource.com
Foundation: Initiative Foundation

The foundation provides both grants and gap lending. “In our regions' 14 counties, they're short between 13 or 14,000 slots of childcare,”...more

Braham Area Education Foundation supports students with $7469 in fall grants - Hometown Source
Foundation: Initiative Foundation

These grants followed the Foundation's six prior grant rounds since 2018, and the Foundation looks forward to seeking applications for...more

Guest Column: A foundation for southern Minn.'s future - Albert Lea Tribune
Foundation: Initiative Foundation

Mick McGuire, president of Montgomery Community Foundation (MCF), wanted to start a community foundation for people to give back to their...more

Caring about the community: Warming shelter proposed in south Brainerd
Foundation: Initiative Foundation

... Brainerd Lakes Area Community Foundation, Crow Wing County Sheriff's Office, Crow Wing Power Community Trust, Lutheran Social...more

Locals join Initiators Fellowship to advance business ideas
Foundation: Initiative Foundation, Northwest Minnesota Foundation, Southwest Initiative Foundation, West Central Initiative

The program assists social entrepreneurs in fast-tracking their ideas, ... She plans to make such efforts with healing, community-building...more

Local entrepreneurs named finalists for Initiators Fellowship | Bemidji Pioneer
Foundation: Initiative Foundation, Northwest Minnesota Foundation, Southwest Initiative Foundation, West Central Initiative

"We were blown away by the many folks during important social enterprise work throughout Greater Minnesota," said Brian Voerding, Initiative Foundation...more



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Established by Big Society Capital and the Northern Rock Foundation, the North East Social Investment Company is soon to be launched for lending by mid-2014.




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