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Serving Central Minnesota

The Initiative Foundation is proud to serve the 14 counties of Central Minnesota that include 163 communities and two sovereign tribal nations. Through the generosity and hard-working hometown initiative we . . .

  • Provide loans that create quality jobs
  • Award nonprofit, government and school grants
  • Build action-oriented public-private partnerships
  • Deliver busines- and nonprofit-building programs
  • Help generous people give back
  • Publish information on local trends and solutions

14-County Service Area

View our Impact Update for an all-in-one glance at the Initiative Foundation's service and support in Central Minnesota since its inception in 1986. For a more detailed breakdown, view our County Fact Sheets (below) to see the ways in which the Initiative Foundation is helping in your community.

For every local dollar contributed, the Initiative Foundation has invested an average of $3.98 back into the region it serves.

Benton County Fact Sheet (PDF)

  • Delivered 395 grants totaling $1.7 million
  • Partnered on 56 loans totaling $4.2 million
  • Created or retained 1,210 jobs
  • Leveraged $32.5 million in outside capital

Cass County Fact Sheet (PDF)

  • Delivered 614 grants totaling $3.6 million
  • Partnered on 57 loans totaling $3 million
  • Created or retained 405 jobs
  • Leveraged $28.5 million in outside capital

Chisago County Fact Sheet (PDF)

  • Delivered 219 grants totaling $1.89 million
  • Partnered on 38 loans totaling $2 million
  • Created or retained 423 jobs
  • Leveraged $14.75 million in outside capital

Crow Wing County Fact Sheet (PDF)

  • Delivered 1,028 grants totaling $6.3 million
  • Partnered on 191 loans totaling $10.25 million
  • Created or retained 2,049 jobs
  • Leveraged $79.54 million in outside capital

Isanti County Fact Sheet (PDF)

  • Delivered 416 grants totaling $1.73 million
  • Partnered on 53 loans totaling $2.9 million
  • Created or retained 486 jobs
  • Leveraged $25.23 million in outside capital

Kanabec County Fact Sheet (PDF)

  • Delivered 143 grants totaling $996,200
  • Partnered on 24 loans totaling $661,950
  • Created or retained 143 jobs
  • Leveraged $2.3 million in outside capital

Mille Lacs County Fact Sheet (PDF)

  • Delivered 401 grants totaling $1.9 million
  • Partnered on 83 loans totaling $2.6 million
  • Created or retained 700 jobs
  • Leveraged $9.36 in outside capital

Morrison County Fact Sheet (PDF)

  • Delivered 952 grants totaling $3.64 million
  • Partnered on 110 loans totaling $6.16 million
  • Created or retained 1,760 jobs
  • Leveraged $58.3 million in outside capital

Pine County Fact Sheet (PDF)

  • Delivered 611 grants totaling $3.6 million
  • Partnered on 44 loans totaling $2.39 million
  • Created or retained 613 jobs
  • Leveraged $11.55 million in outside capital

Sherburne County Fact Sheet (PDF)

  • Delivered 562 grants totaling $2.65 million
  • Partnered on 71 loans totaling $4.5 million
  • Created or retained 712 jobs
  • Leveraged $28.9 million in outside capital

Stearns County Fact Sheet (PDF)

  • Delivered 2,088 grants totaling $12.72 million
  • Partnered on 214 loans totaling $13.85 million
  • Created or retained 2,837 jobs
  • Leveraged $86.4 million in outside capital

Todd County Fact Sheet (PDF)

  • Delivered 555 grants totaling $2.45 million
  • Partnered on 71 loans totaling $1.9 million
  • Created or retained 937 jobs
  • Leveraged $8.97 million in outside capital


Wadena County Fact Sheet (PDF)

  • Delivered 289 grants totaling $4.4 million
  • Partnered on 75 loans totaling $2.96 million
  • Created or retained 955 jobs
  • Leveraged $22.8 million in outside capital

Wright County Fact Sheet (PDF)

  • 432 grants totaling $3.6 million
  • 79 loans totaling $5.3 million
  • Created or retained 1,227 jobs
  • Leveraged $39 million in outside capital

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