you believe in a good business and a good job, then do we have a good deal for you.
An economy thrives when it has a skilled workforce
and locally owned businesses that provide quality jobs.
The Initiative Foundation’s combination of targeted business financing and consulting services helps to leverage private investment and create living-wage employment in the region.
From 2012-2016, the Initiative Foundation's goals are to ...
- Create or retain 1,500 quality jobs that pay at least $35,000 per year.
- Provide business development assistance to 100 borrowers.
- Achieve $59 million from private sources and Initiative Foundation lending and investment activities.
The Initiative Foundation accomplishes results through the following activities and programs: