Our support for community challenges

COVID-19 Racial Injustice

Grants Received

$15,000
in
2020
Program
Event Sponsorship
Term
11 months

Little Falls, MN — Sponsorship of an Initiative Foundation convening (re-purposed for COVID community response)

$1,400,000
in
2018
Program
Major Investments - Social Business Ventures
Term
90 months

Little Falls, MN — Support the expansion of the Initiators Fellowship

$200,000
in
2016
Program
Ecosystem - Leadership
Term
24 months

Little Falls, MN — This Ecosystem Grant provides general operating support for the Initiative Foundation's leadership work

$7,500
in
2015
Program
bushCONNECT Partner
Term
6 months

Little Falls, MN — Identify, recruit, engage and support a cohort of 15 leaders to attend bushCONNECT on May 4, 2015

$17,500
in
2014
Program
bushCONNECT Partner
Term
6 months

Little Falls, MN — Co-create programming and recruit and support attendees for bushCONNECT on May 12, 2014

$200,000
in
2014
Program
Leadership Network Grants
Term
24 months

Little Falls, MN — Central Minnesota Champions Communities of Leaders (COL)

$125,000
in
2011
Program
Past Programs
Term
16 months

Little Falls, MN — Thriving Communities: leadership development and community capacity cohort pilot project, working on a specific issue at a community level in a regional structural shift context

$75,000
in
2011
Program
Past Programs
Term
13 months

Little Falls, MN — Thriving Communities: leadership development and community capacity cohort pilot project, working on a specific issue at a community level in a regional structural shift context

$150,000
in
2009
Program
Past Programs
Term
17 months

Little Falls, MN — For participation as a selected community partner, through its 2009-2010 Healthy Community Partnership program, in the planning and pilot phases of an initiative by Bush Foundation and Minnesota Public Radio to create broadcast, online, and social media networks that provide increased information and storytelling to illuminate issues and to improve community problem solving at the local and regional levels

$100,000
in
2008
Term
12 months

Little Falls, MN — Increased ability of HCP communities to affect long-term change in two to four identified trends through improved planning, training, measurement, and partnerships; Increased philanthropic investments in HCP communities

$300,000
in
2005
Term
25 months

Little Falls, MN — Towards the Rural Methamphetamine Initiative

$390,000
in
2001
Term
36 months

Little Falls, MN — To expand the Healthy Communities Partnership program

$83,000
in
1999
Term
25 months

Little Falls, MN — To support a community development program in rural towns

$59,750
in
1998
Term
12 months

Little Falls, MN — To expand the Healthy Communities Project, a community leadership development program