Powerful Partnerships, Effective Solutions

Join us as we bridge differences in power and perspectives by bringing voices together to change systems.

Latest News & Ideas

Reducing vehicle emissions at no cost to residents

Cars for Neighbors recently hit a big milestone, reducing more than six tons of volatile organic compounds and nitrous oxide emissions by repairing vehicle emission systems.

Local fishing charter reduces emissions through engine upgrades

Reel Action Sport Fishing Charters in Sturgeon Bay, Wis. partnered with Environmental Initiative to upgrade their deep sea fishing boat engines to reduce air pollution and increase fuel efficiency.

The joy of meaningful connection

Executive director Mike Harley writes about interdependence and the transformative experiences that await each of us when we say "yes" to new relationships.

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Upcoming Events

Board Meeting

The Board of Directors meets every other month to help Environmental Initiative build partnerships and work collaboratively… Read More

Clean Air Minnesota Mobile Source Team Meeting

The mobile source team meets on the second Wednesday of every other month from 3-4 p.m. on Zoom. Contact Sebastian Wells if you are interested in participating or learning more about bi-monthly Clean Air Minnesota… Read More

Source Water Protection Collaborative call for artists Zoom Open House

The Source Water Protection Collaborative is currently accepting applications from a team or individual to lead collective action around drinking water through creative engagement or public art. Read More

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Member Highlight: Houston Engineering

Houston Engineering is a longtime supporter of Environmental Initiative’s work, a sponsor for Environmental Initiative’s annual Awards, and a member of the Headwaters Agriculture Sustainability Partnership. 

Become a supporter

All donations made between now and Dec. 31 will be matched dollar for dollar by current and past board members. Your gift directly supports our efforts to advance equity and environmental health. Help us reach our $30,000 fundraising goal today.

Centering people, implementing projects

Our work in 2021 demonstrated a commitment to centering people and implementing projects. Explore our Annual Report to see project highlights and a breakdown of 2021 financials.

Call for artists

Are you a creator, community-builder, or artistic professional? Would you like to lead collective action around drinking water through creative engagement or public art in a Minnesota community? The Source Water Protection Collaborative is accepting applications for a creative engagement specialist or artist-in-residence.