Our support for community challenges

COVID-19 Racial Injustice

Dr. Shana Sniffen

Different Ways of Knowing

Dr. Shana Sniffen (BF'13) delivers culturally relevant treatments for the Karen community.

Kevin Kirby

Bringing Addiction Out of the Shadows

Face It TOGETHER is transforming how communities address addiction.

The Friday Breakfast Club meets in Grand Marais, MN

Small Towns, Big Potential

Rural Minnesotans reevaluate how to find a new generation of leaders.

art shanty

Redefining Art's Role in Shaping Communities

ArtPlace puts art and artists at the center of community development.

Jesse Ross

Philanthropy Grows its Own

Injecting new voices into philanthropy.

North Market

In Progress: Creating a Community Oasis

Using human-centered design to plan a new kind of grocery store in north Minneapolis.

Makram El-Amin

Makram El-Amin

Makram El-Amin (BF'14), Imam of Masjid An-Nur in north Minneapolis, has dedicated himself to building ties to religious leaders of various faiths.

Fellows Q&A from 2017

Fellows: Where Are They Now? (2017 Issue)

Q&As with past Bush Fellows.

Sun Yung Shin

Think Bigger. Think Differently: Sun Yung Shin

How Coffee House Press Inspires Sun Yung Shin (BF'07).

5 questions

Leadership Lessons

Five questions people ask themselves before they become highly effective leaders.

Tawanna Black, Elena Gaarder, Kevin Killer, Latasha Gandy

Lessons Learned Along the Way

Bush Fellows share insights from their leadership journey.

Tracey Zephier

Who is Tracey Zephier?

Get to know Bush Foundation board member Tracey Zephier.

Dr. Shana Sniffen

Taking Little Steps

How Dr. Shana Sniffen uses her trauma-informed approach to work with patients.

Rural Southeast Asia

The Village In The City

Ehtaw Dwee’s personal journey to becoming the first board president of the Karen Organization of Minnesota and co-director of KCDC.

 Dave Kvam with KCDC Directors

Improving Connections

Commander David Kvam ensures the Maplewood Police Department’s involvement in the KCDC.

Syl Jones

Syl Jones

How a background in narrative medicine helped tell the story "Different Ways of Knowing."

Bush and McKnight

A History of Investing in Health Leaders

Continuing Bush's legacy — supporting people pursuing medical careers.

David Whitesock

Sharing Recovery

David Whitesock’s journey through addiction and life-changing work with Face It TOGETHER.

Recovery Coach Terri Brown with recovering alcoholic participant

Finding Strength in Recovery

A recovering alcoholic shares her journey with Face It TOGETHER.

Archibald Bush with a Gift

Bush and Chemical Dependency Treatment

Archibald Bush was a generous supporter of Minnesota’s early recovery movement.

Dedication picture of the A.G. Bush Industrial Site

Archie and Granite Falls

Archibald Bush knew that a person’s leadership potential could not be measured by the population of their hometown.

Bush Fellows speaking at retreat

On The Move

Bush Fellows heeding the call for civic leadership.

Kirkbride building

Using Art to Look Back and Move Forward

The Kirkbride artist residency program explores the past and future of a mental institution closed in 2006.

Thunder Valley CDC

ArtPlace America's $2.8 Million Midwest Impact

Making a difference in Minnesota, South Dakota and the 23 Native nations sharing that geography.

Ron McKinley

Meet Ron McKinley

A philanthropic leader for nearly four decades, Ron McKinley dedicated time to mentor young leaders in the community.