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May 05, 2017

The Bush Foundation recently welcomed Bilal Alkatout and Naaima Khan as Community Innovation Program Managers.

2017 Bush Fellows
March 21, 2017

Meet the 2017 Bush Fellows, 24 leaders chosen for their records of achievement and their extraordinary potential to make significant contributions in Minnesota, North Dakota, South Dakota and 23 Native nations that share the same geography.

March 16, 2017

Mary Brainerd, Jodi Gillette and Kevin Goodno bring wealth of experience and expertise to the Bush Foundation Board of Directors

March 02, 2017

President Jennifer Ford Reedy's commentary on the need for customized learning.

February 02, 2017

The Bush Foundation is funding scholarships for individuals from our region to attend national events where people come together to share ideas and connect with others working to solve problems in new ways.

January 23, 2017

We welcome newly selected Ron McKinley Philanthropy Fellows, Awale Osman and Kristell Caballero Saucedo, to the Foundation as Community Innovation Program Associates.

December 06, 2016

The Bush Foundation awarded more than $6.5 million in ecosystem grants to 39 organizations that help create an environment for its programs and initiatives to be successful.

November 15, 2016

The Bush Foundation awarded the 2016 Bush Prize for Community Innovation to six organizations that respond to complex social challenges by making great ideas happen. 

October 03, 2016

Rolling application process aims to make selection process faster, more responsive.

Reasons For Hope
August 08, 2016

The Bush Foundation works to inspire and support creative problem solving. That means we spend a lot of time thinking about problems. Thinking about problems can be dispiriting and painful. That is particularly true when the problems directly affect the lives of our staff and their communities. Read our Reasons for Hope.

Eileen Briggs
August 02, 2016

Eileen Briggs, executive director of Cheyenne River Sioux Tribal Ventures, will join the Bush Foundation to lead its Native Nation Building initiative.

Jen Ford Reedy photo by Glen Stubbe – Star Tribune
July 12, 2016

Jennifer Ford Reedy leads the Bush Foundation with a consultant's logic, artist's creativity and therapist's listening ability.

June 15, 2016

32 organizations will receive over $5 million through our 2016 Community Innovation Grant program. Funds will support problem-solving efforts across a range of issue areas.

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May 26, 2016

In 2014 we introduced Magazine, an annual showcase for people who think bigger and think differently about what’s possible in their communities.  

The stories are less about what we did in a single year and more about what is happening now because of investments we made. We hope the 2016 issue will inspire, equip and connect leaders (like you!) across the region. 

Visit bMag.bushfoundation.org to discover the 2016 features, as well as previous issues.

May 06, 2016

The Bush Foundation recently welcomed Carly Bad Heart Bull as its Native nations activities manager and Erica Orton as its learning and evaluation manager. The Foundation also announced June Noronha will step down from her role as interim Nation building portfolio director in August.

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