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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Request for Qualifications

We're seeking a design partner with extensive experience working in and/or with Native communities to help us create an updated version of our Native Nations Investments Report.

Careers

We're seeking a Communications Director to join our staff. Watch our informational webinar and find the full job description on our Careers page. 

Jen Ford Reedy
Notes from Jen

President Jen Ford Reedy shares more about our work to operate more inclusively, including a new learning paper.

Bush Prize Case Studies

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

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Community Innovation

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

Native Nations Investment Report

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

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