When asked what leaders need to more effectively lead change, the number one answer they gave us is more opportunities to connect with one another.

The upcoming events below are opportunities to do just that. Build and strengthen your connections with leaders across various networks in our region. Be inspired to think bigger and think differently about what's possible in your community. Equip yourself with new skills, tools and knowledge to more effecitvely lead change. Click on the event name for more information and to register to attend.

Upcoming Events

Learn more about the 2015 Bush Fellowship in a one-hour webinar (noon - 1:00 p.m. Central) hosted by Foundation staff.

100 stories - 365 days

September 06, 2014

A celebration of Green Card Voices first anniversary and commemoration of its 100th completed story, “100 stories – 365 days” is an event that will bring together the first generation immigrants that shared their stories with GCV and give their families, advocates and other members of the community a chance to meet and gather. The event will be held at the Intermediate Arts Gallery where the 100 immigrant stories will be exhibited on photographs, written biographies, through quotes and most importantly, via first person narrative video stories.

Generation Now Leadership Visit 2014

September 10, 2014 to September 12, 2014

Building on the enormous success of the inaugural visit to Milwaukee, the second annual GNLV is a three-day to trip to Fargo for innovative leaders. The GNLV provides professionals opportunities to strengthen your leadership skills for personal and civic development.

Minnesota Cup

September 10, 2014

The Social Entrepreneur Division of the Minnesota Cup seeks out, supports, and celebrates Minnesota's most innovative and effective social entrepreneurs and the organizations they lead. 

A reception to celebrate and connect with the newest cohort of Bush Fellows and Native Nation Rebuilders, Community Innovation grantees and the inaugural Bush Prize winners from North Dakota.

OTA14: Fargo

September 12, 2014

OTA is a creative collaborative offering extraordinary experiences and engagements that educate, empower and serve as catalysts for creative community-builders and change agents to improve the lives of all people living in South Dakota, North Dakota, and Minnesota.

Leading Innovation Deep Dive

September 15, 2014 to September 16, 2014

Are you working with a diverse network of people to solve complex social challenges? Would you like to be? You are invited to learn and practice an approach to collective innovation.

Magic Day of Giving is the largest single-day community service event completed by the residents of the City of Minot and greater Minot area.

Innovation Expo

September 25, 2014

The Innovation Expo is a conference focusing on connecting entrepreneurs, innovators, angel investors, venture capitalists, and the many others who are involved in developing startup companies. The event will consist of speakers, breakout sessions, and networking focusing on the entrepreneurial community.

The annual form will bring together philanthropic and nonprofit leaders to participate in a day-long experience where they will imagine, create and innovate for a more inclusive, engaged and effective giving community.