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2013 Initiative Awards

Honoring uplifting people


The Initiative Foundation honored those who go above and beyond for Central Minnesota by recognizing an outstanding business, nonprofit organization, community and philanthropist at its regional Initiative Awards on Oct. 11 at the River’s Edge Convention Center in St. Cloud. 


Safe Science

Economic growth can happen anywhere, even in a Petri dish.

Angels Among Us

Not all good deeds are recognized, and that’s just the way they like it.

Home Work

The local career and the local economy. Finally, they’re connected.

Community Centered

It’s a story about volunteer spirit and a little thrift store that could.


Regional Investment Highlights

Good things are happening in the 14-county Initiative Fund region.

Forums For Change

Learn about an engaging brand of leadership and management training.

Lasting Wishes

Wills and funds serve donors and the causes that inspire them.

Small Town, Big Plans

Randall residents work to put their community back on the map.

Leadership Rewind

Area leaders share what life experiences helped to shape and cultivate their leadership skills.

Home Made

CavCom of Walker, Minn., has hearing down to a science.