What if we could make Central Minnesota even greater? Join us for the Initiative Foundation's 30-year celebration on Oct. 7 at the River's Edge Convention Center and experience the possibilities.

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News and Events

September 15, 2016

Melrose Fire: $5,000 Matching Grant Helps to Stimulate Long-Term Recovery

Initiative Foundation aligns with Melrose following Sept. 8 fire that displaced two dozen residents and destroyed 11 businesses.

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September 13, 2016

Gaalswyk, Foundation Celebrate 30 Years of Community Building

Oct. 7 River’s Edge Convention Center event in St. Cloud celebrates the people, the milestones and three decades of economic and community d…

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August 18, 2016

Grant Portal Goes Offline During Upgrade

The Initiative Foundation is preparing to navigate a system conversion to make our online grant-making processes faster, easier and more tra…

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August 18, 2016

Nearly $294,000 in 2nd Quarter Grants Awarded

The Initiative Foundation and its Turn Key Partner Funds are pleased to announce that 84 grants totaling nearly $294,000 were awarded during…

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July 20, 2016

Support Flood Relief in Kanabec

The 14-counties of central Minnesota were hit hard by severe weather the week of July 11. One area that still requires assistance is Kanabec…

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