Funding

Applications

Initiators Fellowship

The Initiators Fellowship program is a big, bold strategy that provides the next generation of regional leaders the opportunity to use their entrepreneurial spirit to address society’s needs while building the business and leadership capacity of Greater Minnesota. In addition to an annual $30,000 stipend, Fellows benefit from supportive programming, educational opportunities, and a resource-rich ecosystem of experts, including dedicated staff and mentors.

Application Deadline: CLOSED

Grant Applications

All grant funding opportunities are currently closed. Please contact samantha@wcif.org with any questions. 

Loan Applications

Before you submit a loan application, contact Greg Wagner at 800-735-2239.