Get Your Daily Dose of Central Minnesota Inspiration. Watch the Growing Home Video Series.


Make a Donation

Initiative Foundation Get Logos
Initiative Quarterly Magazine
Initiative Quarterly

News and Events

Nonprofits Receive More Than $746,000 in First-Quarter Grants

June 27, 2019

The Initiative Foundation and its Partner Funds are pleased to announce that 108 grants totaling more than $746,000 were awarded…
Continue reading

Social Enterprise Program Expands to 41 Counties

May 6, 2019

The Initiators Fellowship, launched in 2016, is expanding to include the regions of Southwest Initiative Foundation and West Cen…
Continue reading

Enterprise Academy Graduates Eight Entrepreneurs

April 30, 2019

Congratulations to the April 2019 Enterprise Academy graduates! Eight students participated in the 12-week course, which include…
Continue reading

Four Communities Selected for Child Care Solutions

April 11, 2019

Greater St. Cloud, Greater Todd County, Little Falls, Milaca pioneer program to develop community solutions to child care shorta…
Continue reading

Skalicky Gift Lifts Community Development Work

March 8, 2019

The Norman C. Skalicky Foundation of the Central Minnesota Community Foundation gives generous donation to continue Initiative F…
Continue reading