Our support for community challenges

COVID-19 Racial Injustice

Think bigger about what is possible in our region

We offer grants and opportunities to people who think bigger and differently about problem solving in Minnesota, North Dakota, South Dakota and the 23 Native nations that share that geography.

What We Do

Banquet Hall
Banquet Hall

The Bush Fellowship

Celebrating and Investing in Leaders

Meet the 2020 Bush Fellows

24 extraordinary leaders working to make our region better for everyone.

2020 Fellows


2019 Bush Fellow Tou Ger Xiong with other Fellows, photo by Bruce Silcox.

Rural Renewable Energy Alliance, 2019 Bush Prize winner
Rural Renewable Energy Alliance, 2019 Bush Prize winner

The Bush Prize for Community Innovation

Celebrating and Investing in Great Ideas

Meet the 2019 Bush Prize Winners

Five organizations with a track record of making great ideas happen.

2019 Winners

 Minnesota Indian Women's Resource Center, 2019 Bush Prize winner

2019 Bush Prize winner Minnesota Indian Women's Resource Center, photo by Wes Eisenhauer.

Think Differently about Working in our region

We live our values in everything we do, from hiring vendors to hosting events to investing in big ideas. 

Our values