Granting With Gratitude
Nearly $26 million helps small businesses, nonprofits survive two-plus years of uncertainty.
Since the onset of the pandemic, the Initiative Foundation has delivered 2,400 relief and recovery grants to Central Minnesota businesses and nonprofits to help them survive uncertain and economically challenging times.
Nearly $26 million in grants help small business, nonprofits survive more than two years of uncertainty.
A special grant round is helping regional nonprofits use lessons learned from the pandemic to transform the ways they deliver services.
Grants help Leech Lake Band fight homelessness, create pathways to housing stability.
Read our 2021 Annual Impact Report and learn about investments in regional prosperity.
Get the latest highlights from Central Minnesota’s 14 counties and two sovereign tribal nations.
St. Cloud area showcases electric vehicles, clean energy possibilities.
Special funding helps 6 Central Minnesota communities revive downtown corridors.
When disasters strike, long-term support is key to community recovery.
The late Jim Kurpius honors his roots and his beloved hometown of Staples with gifts that keep giving.
Part foundry and part fabrication shop, Howard Lake business produces custom art sculptures.