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St. Joseph Restaurateur Mackbee Joins Foundation’s Board

May 5, 2022

Matt Varilek, president of the Initiative Foundation, announced today that Mateo Mackbee, co-owner of Krewe Restaurant and Flour…
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Transformative Funding for Nonprofits Announced

February 9, 2022

The Initiative Foundation is pleased to announce Transformative Funding for Nonprofits, a new grant cycle supported by the Otto …
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Foundation Awards More Than $2.6 Million in Fourth-Quarter

January 26, 2022

Efforts continue to deliver COVID relief and to support promising school, community and economic development initiatives
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Mohamed Joins Foundation as Enterprise Academy Program Officer

January 21, 2022

Experienced connector to lead program for underserved entrepreneurs
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More Than $641,000 Awarded in Third-Quarter Grants

January 7, 2022

More Than 120 Grants Awarded to Nonprofits, Community Groups and Small Businesses
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