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

Help us build a region that's better for everyone.

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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Notes from Jen

President Jen Ford Reedy shares how we're trying to be more open in our grantmaking and all our processes.

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Community Innovation

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

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2019 Bush Prize Winners

Meet the 2019 Bush Prize winners, five extraordinary organizations with a track record of successful community problem solving.

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Event Scholarships

Accepting applications for scholarships to The Forum on Workplace Inclusion in Minneapolis next March. Application deadline 12/20.

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Bush Prize Case Studies

Learn what makes Cheyenne River Youth Project a Bush Prize winner. 

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

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

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