Initiative Foundation


Non-Profit / Not For Profit

About Us

With an array of grants, business loans, leadership programs, and donor services, the Initiative Foundation unlocks the power of central Minnesota people to build and sustain thriving communities.

Rep/Contact Info

Kate Bjorge
Community Philanthropy Manager
Daniel Bullert
Business Finance Manager
Mike Burton
External Relations Officer
Lynn Bushinger
Chief Financial & Operations Officer, Treasurer
Chris Fastner
Initiators Fellowship Program Manager
Yadira Frey
Office & Facilities Coordinator
Brenda Gugglberger
Philanthropy Specialist
Don Hickman
Vice President for Community & Workforce Development
MaryAnn Lindell
Executive Administrator
Bob McClintick
Marketing & Communications Director
Carl Newbanks
Grants & Development Manager
Allison Norgren
Marketing & Communications Assoc.
Accounts Payable
Accounts Payable
Kimberly Slipy
Information Systems Administrator
Zach Tabatt
Non-Profit Dvlpmt Specialist
Matt Varilek
Jeff Wig
Vice President For Entrepreneurship

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