Investing in
great ideas & the people who power them

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Amelia Franck Meyer 2015 Bush Fellow
Amelia Franck Meyer 2015 Bush Fellow

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Dr. Tami Jollie-Trottier (BF’16)
Dr. Tami Jollie-Trottier 2016 Bush Fellow

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Ernesto Velez Bustos (BF’15)
Ernesto Velez Bustos 2015 Bush Fellow

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Julie Garreau (BF’16)
Julie Garreau 2016 Bush Fellow

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Malini Srivastava (BF’14)
Malini Srivastava 2014 Bush Fellow

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Zack Mahboub (BF'10)
Zack Mahboub 2010 Bush Fellow

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Hmong American Farmers Association 2017 Bush Prize winner
Hmong American Farmers Association 2017 Bush Prize winner

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We focus on Minnesota, North Dakota, South Dakota and the 23 Native nations that share the same geography.

Opportunities for organizations    Opportunities for people

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bushCON Partners

Help us create the best bushCONNECT in 2020! Apply to be a Recruitment or Programming Partner 9/3-9/26/2019. 

Jen Ford Reedy
Notes from Jen

President Jen Ford Reedy shares how to manage up to make your workplace better, whether you're in an entry-level position or a CEO.

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Community Innovation

Meet the problem-solving organizations who received 2019 Community Innovation grants so far.

Naaima Khan
Staff Note

Community Innovation Program Manager Naaima Khan shares thoughts on what it means to unify behind a collective vision.

Native Nations Investment Report

Read about how we invest in the Native nations and people in our region across all of our programs.

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2019 bMagazine

Our new issue of bMag is full of stories about the people and ideas powering change across our region. Visit the bMag website and get inspired!

2019 Bush Fellows
2019 Bush Fellows

Meet the 24 visionary individuals selected from our region to receive a 2019 Bush Fellowship.

2018 Bush Prize Winners

Meet the 2018 Bush Prize winners, six extraordinary organizations with a track record of successful community problem solving.

Meet the
2019 Bush Fellows
Siad Ali

Siad M. Ali

Heather Cusick

Heather Cusick

Kate Davenport

Kate Davenport

Norma C. Garcés

Norma Garcés

Maisha Giles

Maisha Giles

Jana Gipp

Jana Gipp

Miigis Gonzalez

Miigis Gonzalez

Ashley Hanson

Ashley Hanson

Austen Hartke

Austen Hartke

Hudda Ibrahim

Hudda Ibrahim

Jeannie Krull

Jean Krull

Rose McGee

Rose McGee

Joseph McNeil

Joseph McNeil

Nawal Noor

Nawal Noor

Sarah Pierce

Sarah Pierce

Maria Regan Gonzalez

Maria Regan Gonzalez

Tony Sanneh

Tony Sanneh

Amie Schumacher

Amie Schumacher

Michaela Seiber

Michaela Seiber

Alex West Steinman

Alex Steinman

Bo Thao-Urabe

Bo Thao-Urabe

Ia Xiong

Ia Xiong

Tou Ger Xiong

Tou Ger Xiong

KaYing Yang

KaYing Yang