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December 20, 2014

New IQ Magazine: STEM Innovations, Aspirations

The new Integrated Science and Engineering Laboratory Facility (ISELF) at St. Cloud State University holds great promise to turn Central Minnesota into an innovation hub for students and businesses.

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December 11, 2014

Aquatic Invaders Summit Jan. 20-21 in St. Cloud

The battle to protect Minnesota’s cherished lakes and rivers from aggressive aquatic invasive species (AIS) will gain a host of new allies Jan. 20-21, 2015, when the Aquatic Invaders Summit gets under way at the River’s Edge Convention Center in St. Cloud.

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November 17, 2014

'Innovative 30' Report Highlights Foundation's Work

The Initiative Foundation is among 30 leading community foundations nationwide to be featured in the new Democracy Collaborative report, "A New Anchor Mission for a New Century."

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November 5, 2014

Foundation Earns CDFI Recertification

The Initiative Foundation has been recertified by the U.S. Department of the Treasury as a qualifying Community Development Financial Institution (CDFI).

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October 20, 2014

Ristau, Foehrenbacher Join Foundation Staff

The Initiative Foundation is pleased to announce the addition of two new staff members: Elise Ristau, fund development specialist, and LaRae Foehrenbacher, fund development assistant.

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