Initiative Foundation Staff
The Initiative Foundation is a hybrid workplace. Staff members are in the office on Mondays and available by appointment Tuesday through Friday. Use the staff directory below for email and telephone contact information. Thank you for all you do to build a thriving economy, vibrant communities and a lasting culture of generosity in Central Minnesota!
View our Board of Trustee summary statement on diversity, equity and inclusion.
"For 35 years, the Initiative Foundation has empowered local people to build thriving communities across Central Minnesota. The Foundation’s staff—working in conjunction with a diverse array of partners—plays a critical role in the important work of making our region an ideal place where people choose to live, work, give and play."
Among our many partners are several certified Community Development Financial Institutions, or CDFIs, that help us meet our goals to empower the people of Central Minnesota.