Bush Fellow Tracy Sides
Bush Fellow Tracy Sides won the $1 million Forever Saint Paul Challenge in 2013 and will use the funds to create an "urban oasis" for local foods on the city's East Side (photo Bruce Silcox).

investing in GREAT IDEAS and the PEOPLE who power them

in Minnesota, North Dakota,
South Dakota and 23 Native Nations

RFP - Creative Case Study Stories

We're seeking talent to produce artistic storytelling for a case studies project. Check out our RFP and submit a proposal by December 22.

Announcing 2015 Bush Prize Winners

Eight organizations have received the 2015 Bush Prize for Community Innovation. The winners respond to complex social challenges by making great ideas happen. Organizations are focused on a range of issues including youth development, affordable housing and economic self-sufficiency.

November Buzz

Native Nation Rebuilder Justin Beaulieu receives "40 under 40" honor; 2002 Bush Fellow Jodi Gillette finds new focus after leaving the White House; and Bush Fellow and Enduring Vision award winner Arthur Amiotte's "swan song" is on display in Rapid City. 

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