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June 23, 2015

2015 Bush Fellows, Community Innovation convene at gatherings scheduled around bushCONNECT.

June 18, 2015

NAFSA honored June Noronha at their annual conference with a Life Membership award.

Karen Diver, Fond du Lac
May 27, 2015

2002 Bush Fellow Karen Diver sets environmental stardards with a lasting impact.

May 27, 2015

30 organizations will receive nearly $5 million through our 2015 Community Innovation Grant program. Funds will support problem-solving efforts across a range of issue areas including domestic violence prevention, food sovereignty and watershed preservation.

May 26, 2015

A soliciation message claiming to be associated with the Bush Foundation is currently circulating via text messages. We have reported it to the Attorney General's office.

The Bush Foundation does not solicit donations, sponsor lotteries, nor do we offer investment opportunities. If you receive a request that appears to be from the Bush Foundation for any type of payment, please disregard that communication.

Visit the MN Attorney General's website for tips on avoiding scams.

May 19, 2015

2015 bushCONNECT may only have lasted a day, but the conversations and connections continue throughout the year. Connect with our resources.

Sharon Rice Vaughan
April 30, 2015

We note with sadness the recent death of 1979 Bush Fellow Sharon Rice Vaughan in a car accident while in Cuba.

ND Heritage Center, site of the Bush Foundation reception for fellows and grantees.
April 30, 2015

Bush Foundation staff visited North Dakota to host a reception for fellows and grantees. While there, staff sat down with leaders and project participants who are reshaping the state in a positive way.

Bush Foundation Communications Program Manager Shaylyn Bernhardt steps into virtual reality
April 30, 2015

Visual, virtual reality start-up, connects with Juxtaposition Arts, and visited the Foundation to share their vision for the future of virtual reality.

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April 30, 2015

Community Innovation intermediary organizations award more than $380,000 to 40 organizations in Minnesota, North Dakota and South Dakota.

April 09, 2015

Anita Patel, Vice President of Racial Justice and Public Policy Programs at the YWCA of Minneapolis, will join the Bush Foundation as its Leadership Programs Director. Patel will oversee both the Bush Fellowship and Leadership Network Grant programs.

March 31, 2015

Cohort participants will each receive an unrestricted grant of $100,000 and work with Foundation to articulate the challenges and opportunities associated with their efforts to meaningfully engage people in the arts and integrate the arts into public life. The insights will help inform the Foundation’s future work in the arts.

March 17, 2015

Archie Bush understood that great ideas need people to power them. The newest Bush Fellows are 23 leaders with records of achievement and extraordinary potential to make significant contributions in their communities.

March 17, 2015

The Bush Foundation welcomes new board members Dr. Kathleen Annette and Paul Batcheller. Annette, from Grand Rapids, Minnesota, is the president of the Blandin Foundation. Batcheller, from Sioux Falls, South Dakota, is partner and co-founder of venture capital firm PrairieGold Venture Partners.

February 12, 2015

2013 Bush Fellow Heidi Demars is helping shape the future of food security in the Bismarck/Mandan area where a food coop aims to inspire the community.

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