West Central Initiative

West Central Initiative is a regional community foundation that serves nine counties in west central Minnesota: Becker, Clay, Douglas, Grant, Otter Tail, Pope, Stevens, Traverse and Wilkin, as well as the portion of White Earth Nation in Becker County.

WCI invests and helps leverage resources in west central Minnesota communities for regional success; and success for WCI means thriving families, communities and businesses–it’s all inter-related!

WCI works with many partners, using the tools of economic development, community development and promoting philanthropy to help people and communities create a better tomorrow for west central Minnesota.

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Areas Served

  • Becker
  • Clay
  • Douglas
  • Grant
  • Otter Tail
  • Pope
  • Stevens
  • Traverse
  • Wilkin
  • White Earth Nation