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November 13, 2018

The Bush Foundation awarded the 2018 Bush Prize for Community Innovation to six organizations with track records of making great ideas happen. 

November 13, 2018

The Bush Foundation has selected 41 organizations to receive Ecosystem grants, which provide general operating support to help sustain organizations that create unique and significant value for our grantees, Fellows and other organizations.

Jackie Statum Allen
July 17, 2018

We're pleased to welcome Jackie Statum Allen as our Education Portfolio Director. Jackie has spent the last decade working in public school district administration. Most recently, she served as the Assistant Director for strategic planning, policy and grants development for Saint Paul Public Schools. In that role she led several high-impact projects including developing and implementing multiple district strategic plans and managing informational campaigns for referendum ballot issues.

2018 Bush Fellows
March 20, 2018

Meet the 2018 Bush Fellows, 24 determined, adaptable leaders who are driven to improve their communities in Minnesota, North Dakota, South Dakota and the 23 Native nations that share the same geography.

February 13, 2018

More than 30 organizations will partner with the Bush Foundation to produce bushCONNECT 2018, an event that will bring together more than 1,100 people to build and strengthen connections among leaders and leadership networks across Minnesota, North Dakota, South Dakota and the 23 Native nations that share the same geography.

 
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December 21, 2017

Erika Carter, who has spent 20 years developing expertise in public affairs, government relations and strategic communication, will join the Bush Foundation as its Communications Director. In that role, Carter will oversee a team that does a broad range of work from sharing inspiring stories about impactful leaders and organizations in our region to hosting and sponsoring events that connect good people who should know one another.

November 14, 2017

The Bush Foundation awarded the 2017 Bush Prize for Community Innovation to seven organizations with track records of making great ideas happen. 

June 06, 2017

A new leadership development opportunity for people who have the desire and potential to make positive changes where they live or work.

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May 05, 2017

The Bush Foundation recently welcomed Bilal Alkatout and Naaima Khan as Community Innovation Program Managers.

2017 Bush Fellows
March 21, 2017

Meet the 2017 Bush Fellows, 24 leaders chosen for their records of achievement and their extraordinary potential to make significant contributions in Minnesota, North Dakota, South Dakota and 23 Native nations that share the same geography.

March 16, 2017

Mary Brainerd, Jodi Gillette and Kevin Goodno bring wealth of experience and expertise to the Bush Foundation Board of Directors

March 02, 2017

President Jennifer Ford Reedy's commentary on the need for customized learning.

February 02, 2017

The Bush Foundation is funding scholarships for individuals from our region to attend national events where people come together to share ideas and connect with others working to solve problems in new ways.

January 23, 2017

We welcome newly selected Ron McKinley Philanthropy Fellows, Awale Osman and Kristell Caballero Saucedo, to the Foundation as Community Innovation Program Associates.

December 06, 2016

The Bush Foundation awarded more than $6.5 million in ecosystem grants to 39 organizations that help create an environment for its programs and initiatives to be successful.

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