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December 20, 2014
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.
December 11, 2014
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.
November 17, 2014
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."
November 5, 2014
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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