Created in 1986, the Initiative Foundation serves the unique needs of Central Minnesota.
Through leadership programs, grants and business investments powered by local generosity, the Initiative Foundation asks the "What if ..." questions to help people create the best future for Central Minnesota by ...
- Providing loans to businesses that create quality jobs.
- Awarding grants to nonprofits, governments and schools.
- Building public-private partnerships that lead to action.
- Helping generous people give back to their communities.
- Publishing information on local trends and solutions.
Read our 2017 Annual Report.