We implement in-community projects to improve environmental, economic, and public health outcomes.
Environment and Natural Resources Trust Fund Coalition
Environmental Initiative is working alongside BIPOC environmental justice leaders and mainstream environmental groups to incorporate environmental justice as a core to the work of the Environment and Natural Resources Trust Fund.
Environmental Initiative Awards
The Environmental Initiative Awards is our annual recognition program that celebrates people and projects working in partnership at the nexus of a healthy environment, a prosperous economy, and an equitable society.
Headwaters Agriculture Sustainability Partnership
The Headwaters Agriculture Sustainability Partnership incubates new ideas to help farmers make changes that will result in both economic and environmental benefits.
Insights & Impact Forums
Environmental Initiative's Insights & Impact forum series connects people from wide-ranging backgrounds to learn from each other and take action to make our communities healthy and equitable places to live, work, and thrive.
Midwest Row Crop Collaborative
Administered by Environmental Initiative, the Midwest Row Crop Collaborative designs, funds, and implements cutting-edge programs that demonstrate the benefits of regenerative agricultural practices.
Soil Health Farm Tour
A new self-guided tour is highlighting farmers in southeast Minnesota who are pursuing conservation practices on their operations. The goal is to showcase the benefits of these practices and encourage other farmers to seek out more information.
Source Water Protection Collaborative
The Source Water Protection Collaborative brings together individuals who have expertise in source water, public health, or community outreach and engagement to develop innovative ways to promote land use which protects our sources of drinking water.
Sustainable Growth Coalition
Nearly 30 businesses and organizations are harnessing their expertise and building the vision and action steps required to achieve a fully realized circular economy.