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Upswell 2018


Event Scholarship: Upswell


Application deadline was July 30, 2019. 

Event: Upswell


Upswell, Independent Sector's newly redesigned national conference, will bring together 1,500 of the nation's leaders and changemakers from all sectors of society, including nonprofits, grant-making organizations, businesses, government agencies, and concerned individuals with no formal affiliations.

The event will feature main stage talks as well as other special events, workshops, tours and community meals to allow conference attendees to connect and explore the many communities that make up Chicago.

Learn more about Upswell.


The Bush Foundation is funding scholarships for 50 people from Minnesota, North Dakota, South Dakota and the 23 Native nations in our region to attend Upswell November 13-15, 2019.

Each Bush Foundation scholarship will cover registration, hotel, and travel costs including airfare, local transportation and meals.

Scholarship recipients will have the opportunity to gather during the event so they can connect with one another.

Application deadline was July 30, 2019. 

This scholarship is administered by Independent Sector, and recipients will be selected by an Independent Sector committee. Applicants must be 21 years old by the event date to participate.

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