School-to-work programs are guiding high schoolers directly into careers.
Local businesspeople and educators hope young people across Central Minnesota will soon be moving from high schools to workplaces throughout the region. As education and workforce experts rethink the current preference for sending all high school graduates to college, local companies and nonprofits are creating innovative programs to provide opportunities for future workers.
Education foundations provide new opportunities for Central Minnesota students.
Guiding high school students directly into careers.
View an excerpt of the Initiative Foundation’s 2018 annual report and a look-ahead snapshot of its 2020-2022 strategic framework.
Financial Resiliency program helps regional nonprofits find their path to long-term sustainability.
Pilot program unites communities around child care solutions.