Our support for community challenges

COVID-19 Racial Injustice

Amelia Franck Meyer in front of life size drawings of children

What Would Love Do?

Amelia Franck Meyer (BF’15) is transforming the child welfare system by healing trauma and putting families first.

Julie Garreau in the snow and winter coat in front of graffiti art on wall

Change You Can See

Julie Garreau (BF’16) and her community build hope with the Cheyenne River Youth Project.

Man, viewed from behind, raises hand to speak

All Are Welcome Here?

BE MSP is working to create a more inclusive environment for professionals of color.

Young girl at Prodeo Academy sits at desk writing in notebook

One Classroom, Many Paths

Three schools are making individualized learning work for their students.

Line drawing of sitting woman with knees bent

Strength in Numbers

South Dakota organizations join forces to empower sexual violence survivors who have disabilities.

Bill Ferenc Illustration

Goals for a Decade: Revisited

What the Bush Foundation learned from 2008’s “Goals for a Decade” strategy.

Heather Simonich

Teaching Trauma Awareness

Heather Simonich (BF’12) is giving teachers tools to identify and respond to child traumatic stress.

Fellow Illustrations by Allegra Lockstadt

Fellows: Where Are They Now? (2019 Issue)

Q&As with past Bush Fellows.

Dr. Tami Jollie-Trottier

Think Bigger. Think Differently: Dr. Tami Jollie-Trottier

Dr. Tami Jollie-Trottier (BF’16) has developed a multi-generational art space.

Tony Heredia

Who is Tony Heredia?

Get to know Bush Foundation board chair Tony Heredia.

Kou Thao

Inside Bush Fellowship Selection

Bush Fellows are selected each year by panels of Bush Fellow alumni, Foundation staff and community leaders.

Mayor Melvin Carter of St. Paul and Mayor Jacob Frey of Minneapolis on stage at the BxB Summit

2018 Events

Building and strengthening connections among people working to make the region better for everyone.