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

Bush Fellowship Applications Open June 30

Learn what it takes to apply for a 2016 Bush Fellowship on our Fellowship page. 

Embark Scholarship: Deadline August 1

The Foundation is offering 50 scholarships to the Embark: 2015 Independent Sector National Conference, October 27-29 in Miami, FL.

New Bush Learning Papers

Lessons learned from the Native Nations Initiative shares insights into what has worked and what more can be done.

Announcing 2015 Community Innovation Grantees

30 organizations received nearly $5 million dollars through our Community Innovation grant program.